Cairo Film Festival held despite security concerns

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Some of the Arab world’s biggest movie stars descended on Cairo for the International Film Festival. Security worries have threatened its survival in recent years, but organizers are determined that the show will go on.

This is the 36th festival, and although it is a little less illustrious than some of its predecessors, the fact that it is being held at all is an achievement.

CCTV’s Adel El Mahrouky reports.

Cairo Film Festival held despite security concerns

Some of the Arab world's biggest movie stars descended on Cairo for the International Film Festival. Security worries have threatened its survival in recent years, but organizers are determined that the show will go on. CCTV America's Adel El Mahrouky reports.