Submit Your Film

Luxor African Film Festival  (LAFF)

11th edition

4 - 10 March 2022


For all competitions, submitted Films should be directed by African filmmaker, the story should take place in Africa, the plot must be related to Africa. The African Diaspora competition accepts submissions from worldwide countries.

Submitted Films should be 2021 production

The Selection Committee will decide about the films that participates in LAFF competitions. 

Participating films should not have been screened in Egypt before the festival

Calls for Participation starts 1st September , 2021 till 20th  December 2021.   

Deadline to receive the application form, a DVD or Blu-Ray or HD link is 20th December  2021. 

LAFF is not obliged to return the received material if the film was not selected.

Material will not be used in any commercial activities.

LAFF management will announce the selected films by January 10, 2022.

Participants whose films are selected should send the film's dialogue in English with time code and HD Link Copy “ without translation or water mark “ for Arabic translation.

Participating filmmakers should send the final screening copy DCP or Blu-Ray subtitled in English to LAFF prior to January 15, 2022.

LAFF will handle one-way shipment of copies: Participant will handle the cost of sending the film to Egypt and LAFF will handle the return shipment. 

Films will be screened two times during LAFF’s edition except for the winning films that will be re-screened in non-profit cultural centers after LAFF in Cairo and Alexandria .

Film Submission Closed as deadline reached