Yakout El-Deeb

Film Critic, Egypt

A film critic and researcher who writes for many arts and culture magazines and specialized newspapers such as Al-Qahera magazine, Al-Ahali newspaper, Al-Fnon magazine and others. He holds a PhD in Film Criticism from the Academy of Arts. He has written a number of books in the field of cinema, such as Trends in Film Production in Egypt and Documentary Cinema in Egypt. He is a member of many film associations in Egypt: The Egyptian Film Critics Association, The Film Society in Cairo, The Cinema House Association, and others. He participated in many festivals inside and outside Egypt, including The Cairo International Film Festival, The Ismailia International Film Festival for Documentary and Short Films, The Russian Documentary Film Festival, and The Baghdad Film Festival, and others.