Terry Gilliam at Cairo International Film Festival 2019 [read more]
It's a very Pythonesque year
The visionary and iconic director, screenwriter, actor and animator, Terry Gilliam will be honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 41st edition of the Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) which runs from 20-29 November, 2019. In recognition of his career, which spans four decades, and outstanding contributions to the film industry, marking him as one of the greatest filmmakers of our time, Gilliam is set to accept the accolade during the opening ceremony of the Festival at The Cairo Opera House.
In conjunction with the prestigious award, fans and industry members alike will also have a once-in-a-lifetime chance to hear the Oscar nominated and BAFTA Fellowship director's remarkable story with an in-conversation event at the Cairo Opera House. This rare event provides an unmissable opportunity for audiences to gain an insight into Gilliam's life, career and achievements, with an exclusive question and answer session for audience members. The Festival will also host special screenings of Brazil (1985) and The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (2018).