Red Star for Production and Distribution is a leading Egyptian filmmaking company in the Middle East market.

Founded in 2013, Red Star has produced a diverse portfolio of fiction and documentary productions appealing to a wide range of audiences. So far, Its 12 films have received 60 awards in international film festivals and had a successful run in local and regional box offices.

Red Star’s vision is to create a bridge between art-house and commercial cinema, creating a milieu in which auteurs and filmmakers are empowered to experiment and tell unique stories that are enjoyed by the majority of moviegoers, without compromising their artistic integrity. This vision is based on our belief in the power of film to open new horizons of creative innovation that transcends market pre-packaged formulas, and still achieve commercial success.

 

Among Red Star’s most notable work is the 2015 Nawara, directed by Hala Khalil, and starring Menna Shalaby and Mahmoud Hemida. It was featured in more than 25 International festivals and won 8 awards, including Dubai International Film Festival’s Best Actress Award. Dry Hot Summer was also produced in the same year, directed by Sherif El Bendary, starring Nahed El Sebaey. It premiered in Dubai International Film Festival and was screened in more than 15 film festivals afterward, earning 3 accolades, including Algeria’s International Festival for Arab Film Oran Best Short Film.

In 2017, Red Star produced Al Aslyeen, directed by Marwan Hamed, starring Maged El Kedwany, Menna Shalaby, and Khaled El Sawy. It participated in more than 7 International film festivals, including Malmo Arab Film Festival in Sweden and the Arab Film Festival in Rotterdam, and won the Best Director Award at Oporto International Film Festival in Portugal. Also in 2017, Photocopy, directed by Tamer Ashry, Starring Mahmoud Hemida, and Sherin Reda, Premiered in El Gouna Film Festival and won its Best Film Award, and participated in more than 6 Film Festivals.

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The film monitors the journey of of the creativity and leadership of the Egyptian Artist Nagy Shaker, a celebrated puppet-Maker , production and Costume designer, and filmmaker who worked in the cinema and art field for more than fifty years.
 Set in the confines of an impoverished Cairo neighborhood, a community's everyday life is threatened by the ruthless rhythms of Tanneries, rotary driers crushing animal skin, hazards of poisonous waste water, Tahyea desperately clings to her brother, Saqr, whose only dream is to escape
  5 feature films, More than 40 awards earned by RedStar by the end of 2017, We would like to thank all casts and crews, and to thank all of you RedStar fans.
"When a retired old man in Cairo begins to learn about the extinction of dinosaurs, it sets off a series of events that will give his life renewed meaning."
"Samir Eliwa is the head of a small family, an employee in a bank for years, but he suddenly gets fired after a decision to reduce labor, which was a shock he couldn't face his family with, during his search for a job he discovers that his bank account is depleted,...
The film follows a loving couple who are experiencing the highs and lows of trying to conceive a baby, the feelings of doubt and the big decision that requires couples to do some serious self-reflecting and communicating.
"Shawky" is sick, he goes alone to the German doctor who's visiting the country, who's gonna tell him how bad his case is, on his way he meets "Doaa", a lonely girl who's getting ready for her wedding night, where their fates meet between the journeys of Life and Death...
Between the alleys of the poor neighborhood and the roads leading to the villas of the luxury compound, Nawara goes back and forth everyday on her way to work, carrying in her journey between these two worlds the worries of the people of her neighborhood and their simple dreams, Nawara didn't know that the spring...
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