El Gouna Film Festival: 17 looks from the closing ceremony red carpet

Dorra Zarrouk, Hend Sabri, Elisa Sednaoui and Arwa Gouda were among the stars who turned out to help close the festival's third iteration

The Rea Sea resort town has been abuzz in recent days, with stars of the screen and soundwaves congregating in Egypt for the third annual El Gouna Film Festival.

But last night, the cinematic celebration drew to an end for another year, with legends of Arab cinema turning out for the closing ceremony.

On the red carpet were Tunisian actresses Dorra Zarrouk and Hend Sabri, with the latter picking up a Best Actress trophy at the night's awards.

Zarrouk made a dramatic entrance in a powder-blue gown by Lebanese couturier Zuhair Murad, dusted in feathers and intricate embroidery

Model Elisa Sednaoui, wearing Etro, and Egyptian actresses Arwa Gouda and Amina Khalil were also in attendance.

Scroll through the gallery above to see more red carpet photos from El Gouna Film Festival's closing ceremony.

The festival, which opened on Thursday, September 19 and finished on Friday, September 27, screened a range of regional and international works during its programme.

In the closing ceremony, filmmakers from around the world were feted in a star-studded awards gala, with Sudanese director Amjad Abu Alala⁣'s You Will Die at Twenty walking away with the coveted El Gouna Golden Star for Narrative Film.