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New York to open Cairo film fest

Yash Raj Films' New York has been selected as the opening film at the 33rd Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) 2009.

entertainment Updated: Nov 04, 2009 17:00 IST

Yash Raj Films' New York has been selected as the opening film at the 33rd Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) 2009.

The film will also compete in the 'In Competition' section at the fest, to be held from Nov 10-Nov 20.

Directed by Kabir Khan who will also attend the event, the film stars John Abraham, Katrina Kaif, Neil Nitin Mukesh in the lead apart from Irrfan Khan in a pivotal role.

Recently screened at the Pusan International Film Festival, New York released over 900 screens worldwide on June 26 this year. It is a contemporary story of three young friends whose lives are turned upside down by post-9/11 prejudices.

Also attending the festival will be Hollywood stars like Samuel L. Jackson, Lucy Liu and Tom Berenger.