The 2021 edition of Cairo International Film Festival started on November 26th st and will end on December 5th. This is the 43rd edition of CIFF, which is Academy Award Qualifying.

Short Film Competition

  • Above The City (НАД ГОРОДОМ) by Malika Mukhamejan (Kazakhstan, Russia)
  • Peddlers (Ambulantes) by Emerson Eduardo Silva, Gabriela Nassar, Gustavo Sibem, Henrique Grise (Brazil)
  • And I Was Left Behind by Maysaa Almumin (Kuwait)
  • And That’s It! (И привет!) by Boris Khlebnikov, Natalya Mechshaninova (Russia)
  • Black Box by Yun Kinam (South Korea)
  • Blind Spot (Angle Mort) by Lotfi Achour (Tunisia, France)
  • Deliver Me by Jannous Nkululeko Aukema (South Africa)
  • Echolocation by Nadia Shihab (Iraq, Yemen, USA)
  • Habib by Nima Latifi (Afghanistan, Germany)
  • Happy Town by James Camargo De Alba (Colombia)
  • I Might Not Normally Share This by Noura A. Rahman (Egypt)
  • It’s Nothing Nagy, Just Hang Up! by Youhanna Nagy (Egypt)
  • Literal Legend by Lida Vartzioti, Dimitris Tsakaleas (Greece)
  • Little Farewells by Shantel Liao (Taiwan, Japan)
  • Memento Mare by Hala Elkoussy (Egypt)
  • Nights and Days in America (美利坚日日夜夜) by Louise Zhang (USA)
  • Poem for a Distant Village by Bing Liu (China)
  • Prairie Flowers by Mariana X. Rivera (Mexico)
  • Skin River (Terceiro Turno) by Mário Macedo (Portugal)
  • The Ditch by Amr Abed (Egypt)
  • Then Came Dark by Marie-Rose Osta (Lebanon)
  • Three Disappearances And A Song by Nadia Ghanem (Egypt)