The Critics Awards Jury Profiles
Ahmed Shawky
is an Egyptian film critic, programmer and script supervisor. Shawky writes film criticism for regular publications and platforms including Al Kahera newspaper, the FilFan entertainment website and the Goethe Institute’s e-magazine. In-between covering film festivals around the year, he has found time to publish four books about cinema: Taboo in Egyptian 80s Generation Cinema; Helmy Halim: A Story From Here and filmmaker conversations with both Daoud Abdelsayed and Yousry Nasrallah.

CLASH (2016) |Fil fan | Arabic WE HAVE NEVER BEEN KIDS (2016) |Fil fan | Arabic BROOKS, MEADOWS AND LOVELY FACE (2016) |Fil fan | Arabic WITHERED GREEN (2016) |Fil fan | Arabic THE LAST OF US (2016) |Fil fan | Arabic BARAKAH MEETS BARAKAH (2016) |Fil fan | Arabic FOREIGN BODY (2016) |Fil fan | Arabic ZAINAEB HATES THE SNOW(2016) |Fil fan | Arabic HEDI (2016) | Fil fan | Arabic