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Ahmad Samy Youssef

An Egyptian film critic and filmmaker, Ahmad Sami has studied Arts Criticism at the Ain Shams university. He is the founder and head of the Arts department at Midan – Aljazeera, and former head of Arts at, and has worked as a script writer for “About Cinema." His episode for "About Cinema" won the Best of Technology Venice award. He contributes to multiple online Arab platforms and film/cinema magazines, and worked for many film festivals such as the Cairo International Film Festival. Sami is a jury member of the Arab Critics Awards for European Film and a member of FIPRSCI and the Egyptian Association of Film Writers and Critics.