SAFF launches a program for youth cinema with special needs

CAIRO – 10 September 2019: President of the Sharm el Sheikh Film Festival Gamal Zayda, met with Kirsi Mustalahti, a member of the board of the ICC Foundation, which provides art and culture to young people with special needs after arriving in Cairo.
A workshop and film screenings on the availability of film screenings from youth with special abilities were discussed with the aim of raising awareness in the community about making cinema and cultural arts available to young people in Egypt.
It is worth mentioning that Egypt has about 5 million people with special needs who lack special services for their mobility and access to cinema and artistic venues, in addition to facilitating the introduction of their creative production to the community.
The meeting was attended by director Mohamed Karim, media director Ashraf Sarhan, screenwriter Abeer Suleiman and storyteller Fathi Suleiman.