Bringing the human factor to the fore, El Gouna Film Festival has been following the lead of El Gouna from the very first edition by focusing not only on cultural and artistic elements but also on social responsibility. Cinema for humanity

Celebrating the art of film-making and its positive impact on the community and the world at large, GFF has spared no effort in supporting various causes under the umbrella of Cinema for Humanity for the past four years.

An integral part of the festival, GFF’s annual Cinema for Humanity Audience Award is dedicated to recognizing films that exemplify humanitarian themes. Feature-length films across all competitions are eligible to win this award and a cash prize of US $20,000.

Cinema for Humanity Audience Award

Feature Narrative Competition

Another WorldCaptain Volkonogov Escaped

Captains of Za’atari 

Feature Documentary Competition

Drift Away

Mama, I’m Home


The Blue Inmates 

The Crossing

Official Selection out of Competition


Life of Ivanna

Natural Light 

Ostrov – Lost Island