Critique et historien du cin√©ma. Samir FARID est n√© en 1943 au Caire (Egypte). Il √©tait le pr√©sident du jury Muhr Emirati 2010 (Festival de Dubai). Il est le Pr√©sident du Festival de Cin√©ma du Caire (CIFF), 2014.
Critic and film historian Samir Farid (born Cairo, 1943) has been film critic for Cairo newspaper ?Al Gomhoreya' since 1965. He was co-founder of the National Festival of Short and Documentary Film in 1970 and the National Festival of Feature Films in 1971 and has been a FIPRESCI member since 1971. He was Cairo correspondent for "Variety" magazine during the 1980s.
He is the President of Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF), 2014.