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Egypt’s top film festivals gearing up to open as scheduled

As Egypt begins to gradually lift restrictions imposed to stem the spread of the coronavirus, the country’s top film festivals are preparing to hold their events in the coming months while taking the necessary precautionary measures.

As Egypt decides to ease restrictions in the fight against the coronavirus, the country's international film festivals — which are scheduled for the coming months — continue preparing for their 2020 editions.

During the first half of the year, the global film industry was severely affected by the coronavirus pandemic leading many film production companies to delay new releases. Large international film festivals were canceled, like the Cannes Film Festival, or postponed, like the Academy Awards and the Golden Globes.

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