In every edition, the staff of the MAMI Film Festival screens some of the best works of a particular country. This time, the film buffs are getting a chance to watch three of the best films made in Egypt over the last three years. These films fall under the section, Special Presentation: Egyptian Cinema.
The films are Ali The Goat and the Ibrahim, Dreamaway, and Ext. Night. Ali, The Goat, and The Ibrahim is a 2016 film that chronicles the story of a young man called Ali who goes on a trip with another person and a goat. The film showcases his journey and self-discovery through it.
Dreamaway is a 2018 Arabic film that deals with the life of a young workers' group in a hotel. The last one is the 2018 film Ext. Night directed by Ahmad Abdalla. The film showcases the story of a cabbie, a filmmaker, and a prostitute over the course of a single night. All these films have multiple screenings at the festival.