2012

The expectations were great before the second round of Malmo Arab Film Festival. The successful premier festival edition had left a trembling feeling of the future of the festival – it received wide attention and were celebrated internationally as well as in Malmo and Sweden

The second Malmo Arab Film Festival was held between September 28 and October 5 2012. The number of films increased dramatically this year, screening over 70 films from altogether 23 countries. The Closing Ceremony for the festival was held at the city Concert Hall with Mohamed Henedi as a special guest. Already the second year of Malmo Arab Film Festival everybody knew that the festival had found its foundation to expend upon.

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JURY 2012

Feature Film Jury
Yousra
Nabil al-Maleh
Najeh Hasan

Short & Doc Jury
Samir Zedan
Majdoline El Alami
Amal El Gamal

 

HONOREES

Nabil al-Maleh – Director
Yousra – Actress
Jamal Suliman – Actor
Laila Elwi – Actress
Mohamed Henedi – Actor

AWARDS

Feature Awards

Best Feature
Cairo Exit (Egypt, UAE)
Directed by Hesham Issawi

Special Jury Award
A 7 hour difference (Jordan)
Directed by Deema Amr 

Best Actress
Nelly Karim (Lebanon)
For her role in Cairo 678 by Mohamed Diab

Best Actor
Amine Ennaji (Morocco)
For his role in The Forgotten by Hassan Benjelloun

AWARDS

Short Film Awards

Best Short Film
Lymply one Saturday Morning (Algeria)
Directed by Djama Sofia

 

Documentary Awards 

Best Documentary
½ Revolution (Denmark, Egypt)
Directed by Omar Shargawi and Karim El Hakim

Award of appreciation
Diaries (Norway, Palesitne)
Directed by May Odeh