In a Star-Studded Dinner Party at Marriott Hotel in Zamalek
Dollar Film Fetes Its 65th Anniversary
In a huge ceremony held in Aida Hall at Marriott hotel last Friday night, Dollar Film company celebrated its anniversary after 65 years of impressive contributions in the Egyptian and Arab cinema. The ceremony witnessed the attendance of an array of distinguished filmmakers, actors and mega stars including those who have collaborated with Dollar Film throughout the years.
Commenting on the event, Mr. Ahmed Badawy, General Manager at Dollar Film and New Century, stated, Â“Over the course of 65 years, Dollar Film has been playing a vital role in enriching the film industry with remarkable collaborations encompassing acclaimed filmmakers. Even after 65 years, the company is still maintaining its key role through its distinguishable cinematic hits.Â”
The big celebration featured two exclusive surprises; the first Hani AdelÂ’s live performance of Mohamed MounirÂ’s hit song Shababik that was featured in the companyÂ’s new film Decor, which premiered at Cairo International Film Festival right before the event. Dollar FilmÂ’s second surprise was a first-see screening of the trailer of Daoud Abdel SayedÂ’s new film Out of the Ordinary, which is slated to receive its World Premiere at Dubai International Film Festival.
Presented by renowned TV anchor Karim Kouchak, the ceremony witnessed the attendance of a line-up of prominent figures including; directors Daoud Abdel Sayed, Ahmad Abdalla, Yousry Nasrallah, Khairy Beshara, Yousef Khaled, Adel Adeeb, Ismail Farouk and Mohamed El-Tahawy; producers Mohamed Hefzy, Mohamed El Adl, Haytham El-Khamissy as well as film critic Samir Farid.
The ceremony was also attended by a string of iconic Egyptian film stars namely; Khaled Abol Naga, Horeya Farghaly, Naglaa Badr, Mahmoud Hemida, Samir Ghanem, Lebleba, Laila Eloui, Ahmed El Fishawy, Dorra, Sherif Mounir , Amr Abdelgelil, Mohammad Ragab, Abbas Abu El-Hassan, Sayed Ragab, Muhammad Lutfy, Khaled El Nabawy, Sherif Ramzy, Karim Fahmy, Dhafer L'Abidine, Amira Fathy, Fifi Abdou, Somaya El Khashab, Shery Adel , Amina Khalil, Bushra, Manal Salama, Mai Kassab, Ayten Amer, Nabil Eissa, Ahmed Adam, Randa El Behairy and Nesreen Amin.
Several well-established musicians and composers have also attended Dollar Film's anniversary such as great composer Rageh Daoud and Tamer Karawan; as well as prominent singers Essam Karika, Eisaf and Sandy, in addition to acclaimed media figures Ahmad Maslamani, Tamer Amin and Ramy Radwan.