The Ismailia International Film Festival for Documentaries and Shorts opens the call for film submissions starting from February 28th until 15 April, 2013.The festival's administration has also launched the new official poster to be used in the upcoming 16th round of the Ismailia International Film Festival that will start from June 4th until June 9th, 2013.
The Opening Film : The Imposter
Director: Bart Layton

Synopsis: A documentary drama about Frederic Bourdin, the French serial imposter who impersonated over 500 individuals, three of which were missing teenagers. The Imposter follows Bourdin from the moment he claimed to a family that he’s their lost son, Nicholas Barclay, who disappeared three years before then. The film showcases scenes and interviews where the audience can get lost between imagination and reality.

Country of Production: UK

Year of Production: 2012

Duration: 99 minutes

Production House: 24 Seven Productions, A&E Indie Films

About Bart Layton

Known for visual innovation, Bart Layton has directed a number of acclaimed documentaries for both British and American broadcasters. He has been finalist on several occasions for Best Documentary for The Royal Television Society, and a finalist for Best Documentary at the Grierson Awards. Layton is the Creative Director of British production company, RAW.

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