Photos... Tetouan International Mediterranean Film Festival Honors Menna Shalaby
Two years after winning the Best Actress Award at the Tetouan International Mediterranean Film Festival in Morocco for her role in Nowara, the 24th edition of the festival honors actress Menna Shalaby for her artistic career in Egypt and the Arab world. The festival honored the stars from Europe and the Arab world.
Menna Shalaby began her acting career in 2001 by taking part in one of the most popular TV dramas at the time, Hadeeth Al Sabah Wal Masaa (Morning and Evening Talk). Shalaby performed a variety of roles in comedy, drama, action and romance films. Her famous cinematic roles include: Baheb El Cima (I Love Cinema) (2004), Ahla al Awqat (The Best of Times) (2004), Heya Fawda (Chaos) (2007), Baad El Mawkeaa (After the Battle) (2012), Nawara (2015), Al Ma' wal Khodra wal Wajh al Hassan (Brooks, Meadows and Lovely Faces) (2016) and Al Aslyeen (The Originals) (2017). Shalaby won many awards throughout her career such as the Best Actress Award for her role in the film Nawara (2015) at each of the Egyptian Film Association Festival in 2017, the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF), Tetouan International Mediterranean Film Festival, Malmö Arab Film Festival and Oran Arab Film Festival in 2016. Before that, she received the Best Actress Award for her role in the film Banat West El Balad at the Egyptian Catholic Center Cinema Festival in 2006, and the Best Actress Award for her role in the film An El Eshq Wel Hawa at the Egyptian National Film Festival in 2006. Shalaby was named 'Best Actress' by the audience in numerous polls conducted by Arab and Egyptian newspapers and radio stations.