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CAIRO - 5 October 2021: Award-winning director and screenwriter behind mind-bending modern classics such as 'Black Swan'. ‘Requim for a Dream’ and 'mother!' Darren Aronofsky will be giving a masterclass at the fifth edition of El Gouna Film Festival
His debut feature film ‘Pi’ premiered at Sundance Film Festival, winning “Best Director”.
He then released his critically acclaimed sophomore film ‘Requiem For A Dream’ starring Jared Leto and Ellen Burstyn. The film was critically acclaimed for its unique direction.
Aronofsky’s work is noted for its surrealism and melodramatic elements, securing him an Academy Award nomination for Best Director for “Black Swan” starring Natalie Portman, who won a Best Actress Academy Award for her performance.
Cinema has always been a means of uniting people and creating a conversation about the most important conflicts facing the world today.
GFF opened its curtains in 2017 with Cinema for Humanity supporting, recognizing and celebrating the influence filmmaking has to positively impact not only the industry, but communities around the world.
The fifth edition of El Gouna Film Festival is set to be the biggest and best edition to date as it will house a unique selection of some the best international and regional feature narratives, short films and feature documentaries of 2021, with two international premieres, eight world premieres, and over 80 screenings from 44 countries.