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Ahmed Shawky

Egyptian film critic, programmer and script supervisor. Weekly articles in Al Kahera newspaper and Filfan, among others. He published five books about Egyptian cinema, among them "Conversations with Daoud Abdel Sayed", "Taboo in Egyptian 80s Generation Cinema", and "Conversations with Yousry Nasrallah". He is currently the assistant artistic director of Cairo International Film Festival, and a programming team member of Malmö, Mumbai and Tripoli film festivals. He is also the secretary general of the Egyptian Film Critics Association (EFCA), a FIPRESCI member.