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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.