Published: 2018-09-10 17:56
Last Updated: 2021-02-25 21:01
Hollywood actor, Patrick Dempsey, is guest of honor for this year’s El Gouna International Film Festival (GIFF), which is to take place between September 20 and 28, 2018 in Gouna, Egypt.
Best known for his Dr. Shepherd role in the famous drama series Grey's Anatomy, Dempsey will be attending this second round according to GIFF’s Co-Founder, Boshra, who made the announcement on behalf of the Festival.
Boshra also announced that Dempsey will also be screening a sneak peek of his latest work “The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair” during GIFF.
The judgment panel of this year includes various acclaimed filmmakers from Egypt, the region and the world. The jury includes Syrian actor Ali Suliman, Egyptian film actress Mona Zaki, Moroccan director Ahmed el-Maanouni, Berlinale director Carlo Chatrian, Croatian producer Cedomir Kolar, Palestinian director Rashid Masharawi, filmmaker Ally Derks, Indian filmmaker Mike Pandey, Ana Urushadze, Jordanian actress Saba Mubarak, Austrian programmer Doris Bauer, as well as Palestinian actor Kamel el-Basha.