According to a media statement from the "Tero Association for the Arts in Lebanon", the association, in cooperation with the Istanbul Theater, decided to honor the late artist Farouk al-Fishawi by holding a week of his films at the Lebanese National Theater in Tire.
Films are scheduled to be released free of charge to the public from 10 to 12 August 2019, daily at 7 pm at the Lebanese National Theater in Tire.
The late Farouk al-Fishawi is considered one of the most prolific stars in the introduction of artwork in the eighties and nineties of the twentieth century.
It is the movie "The Spy Hikmat Fahmy" in 1994, co-starring Nadia Al-Jundi, directed by Hossam El-Din Mustafa, and the movie "The Flood" in 1985, directed by Bashir Al-Deek, as well as the film "case of uncle Ahmed" with Farid Shawqi, in 1985, directed by Ali Reda , "Suspicious" with leader Adel Imam in 1981, directed by Samir Saif, and "Colors of the Seven Sama" with Leila Alawi in 2007, directed by Saad Hindawi.
Farouk El-Fishawy was born in one of the villages of Sars El-Layan Center in Menoufia Governorate in Egypt on February 5, 1952. He started his artistic career through small roles in several series and then his big start was in 1980 when he starred in the series "My dear sons thank you" directed by Mohamed Fadel, and then knew the roles of the championship after his role in the movie "Suspicious".
Al-Fishawi won many awards throughout his career and was the most prominent face in the opening of most of the Arab art festivals. In 2007, he won the National Council for Human Rights Award for the best artistic and media works. In 2009, he received the Best Actor Award from the African Film Academy for the film "Seven Colors of Sama". His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai, was awarded the 4th Arab Forum for Arab Producers.The last prize was in February 2019.Farouq Al Fishawi received the Film Leadership Award from the 67th Catholic Center Film Festival.
On October 3, 2018, during his speech at the opening of the 34th Alexandria Film Festival, and in a moving and shocking scene, everyone was surprised by his announcement of cancer, and demanded the audience not to be sad, and promised to win it.
The last of his artistic work was his participation in the play of King Lear, with the star Yahya al-Fakharani. The artist Farouq Al-Fishawi died on Thursday morning on July 25, 2019 from a liver coma after his struggle with cancer.