This year’s edition of international Copenhagen based CPH:DOX documentary film festival will see the biggest Egyptian participation to date; eleven filmmakers, actors, writers and industry professionals from Egypt will be taking part in the industry and forum sections of the festival both on-site and online.
The last week of March, 13 Egyptian filmmakers and industry professionals traveled to Denmark. Taking part in the world-renowned film festival CPH:DOX they got the chance to watch various documentaries, attend workshops, and enjoy the beautiful city of Copenhagen.
A project that began in a small showroom in Cairo has now reached the Danish Museum Trapholt, where 13 pieces of furniture that have design prompts from Danish, Egyptian, and Pharaonic design culture were exhibited alongside world-famous designers.
One of the Arab world’s most influential novels has been translated to many languages, but for some reason never found its way to a Danish publisher. Now, almost 100 years after it was first published, with support from DEDI, the book can finally be read in Danish. Together with the Danish folk high school Johan Borups, DEDI organized an event last May to celebrate the publication.
Eight Egyptian and Danish artists spent two weeks together in Hanstholm and Copenhagen to work further on their projects as part of the DEDI Art Symposium “After Confinement – the Tale of Two Cities” program.