As the El Gouna Film Festival drew to a close on Friday (September 27), stars from Arab and international cinema gathered for this year’s award ceremony which saw Sudanese film “You Will Die At 20”, directed by Amjad Abu Alala, receive the El Gouna Golden Star for Narrative Film.
Other awards included Best Feature Documentary to also Sudanese film “Talking About Trees” and Best Short Film to “Exam” by Iranian director Sonia Hadad.
Tunisian actress Hend Sabri took home the prize of Best Actress for her role in Noura’s Dream and Bartosz Bielenia from Poland was named Best Actor for playing lead in Corpus Christi.
Stars at the closing event included American actor Steven Seagal, actresses Dorra Zarrouk, Arwa Gouda, Hala Shiha and model Elisa Sednaoui.
As celebrities made their way through the red carpet, we selected ten statement looks(scroll below for full gallery).
Hend Sabri, actress
Steven Seagal, actor
Arwa Gouda, actress
Elisa Sednaoui, model
Hala Shiha, actress
Bushra Rozza, actress and El Gouna Film Festival Co-founder
Dorra Zarrouk, actress
Raja Al-Jadawi, actress
Nisreen Tafesh, actress
Carmen Lebbos, actress