Submit Your Film

Luxor African Film Festival  (LAFF)

9th edition

6 - 12 March 2020


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 except Diaspora Competition , submissions are accepted from worldwide countries

Submitted Films should be 2019 production

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

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

Calls for Participation starts September 1, 2019.   

Deadline to receive the application form, a DVD or Blu-Ray or HD link of the film along with promotional material (posters, flyers, film stills and synopsis, director's bio and photo) is December 15, 2019. 

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, 2020.

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

Participating filmmakers should send the final screening copy DCP or Blu-Ray subtitled in English to LAFF prior to February 10, 2020.

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. 

In case of loss or damage of the copy, LAFF will cover its insurance.

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