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

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.