23 red carpet looks from the El Gouna Film Festival: Yasmine Sabry, Dounia Batma and more
Dorra Zarrouk chose a jumpsuit by Lebanese legend Zuhair Murad, while Bushra Rozza wore Youssef Kamoun
Tunisian actress Dorra Zarrouk wears a jumpsuit by Lebanese design legend Zuhair Murad. Photo: AFP
Egyptian actress Yasmine Sabry wears Lebanese designer Antoine Kareh Couture. Photo: EPA
Lebanese singer and actress Nicole Saba wears a dress by La Bourjousie for the third Gouna Film Festival. Photo: EPA
Moroccan singer Dounia Batma wears a traditional look by Moroccan designer Gianni Ricci. Photo: EPA
Egyptian actress Mai Omar in a look put together by Noiro Concept Store. Photo: AFP
Egyptian actress Lekaa el-Khamissi in a Maram Borhan gown. Photo AFP
Egyptian actress Bushra Rozza poses on the red carpet in a Youssef Kamoun gown. Photo: EAFP
Egyptian actress Dalia El Behairy wears a pink gown by Cairo-based design house Hany ElBehairy. Photo: EPA
Lebanese actress Nour wears a dress by Hamda Al Fahim for the third Gouna Film Festival, in El Gouna, Egypt. Photo: EPA
Egyptian actress Rania Youssef in Elisabetta Franchi. Photo: AFP
French singer and actress Camelia Jordana poses in a modern white gown as she attends the screening of the film "Sisters in Arms" during the third edition of the Gouna Film Festival (GFF), in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of el-Gouna. Photo: AFP
Lebanese actress Darina el-Joundi. Photo: AFP
Jordanian actress Saba Mubarak wears Jordanian designer Laith Maalouf. Photo: AFP
Egyptian actress Arwa Gouda. Photo: AFP
Lebanese Actress Nour poses for a photographer as she attends the premiere of his movie "You Will Die at Twenty" during the 3rd edition of the El Gouna Film Festival. Photo: AFP
Syrian actress Nisreen Tafesh opted for an ombre gown. Photo: AFP
Egyptian actress Shereen Reda in a dress by Malak Elzzay. Photo: AFP
Egyptian actress Mais Hamdan in navy blue Iman Saab. Photo: AFP
Egyptian actress Rogena in gold Malek ElEzzawy. Photo: AFP
Moroccan actress Nisrine Erradi. Photo: AFP
French singer and actress Camelia Jordana arrives for the screening of "Sisters in Arms" during the third edition of the Gouna Film Festival (GFF), in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of el-Gouna on September 21, 2019. Photo: AFP
(L Nate Parker, Bushra Roza, Tarak Ben Ammar and Jad Ben Ammar arrive for the screening of "Sisters in Arms". Photo: AFP
Turkish-Egyptian model Zeinab Azzam poses on the red carpet as she attends the screening of the film "Sisters in Arms" during the third edition of the Gouna Film Festival (GFF). Photo: AFP
Now in its third year, the El Gouna film festival celebrates the best of global cinema, with a focus on Arab stars and films.
This weekend saw a lot of red carpet action at the event, with most of the celebrities choosing regional Arab designers, showcasing looks by Antoine Kareh, Maram Borhan and Youssef Kamoun, among others.
Scroll through the gallery above to see who wore what.
See pictures from the opening night here, featuring Dorra Zarrouk in a gorgeous pink gown by Dubai-based Filipino designer Michael Cinco.
This year, El Gouna Film Festival runs from Thursday, September 19 to Friday, September 27 in Egypt's Red Sea resort town of the same name. The programme for the 2019 event features a range of regional and international works, including
Parasite, the winner of the Palme d’Or at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival.
For more red carpet action from the month
see who wore what to the Toronto International Film Festival, head here to see the best of Bollywood at the IIFA Awards, while you'll find the most glorious gowns from the Philippines's biggest night in fashion, the ABS-CBN ball, here.
Updated: September 22, 2019 11:53 AM