Liza Foreman Eric Lagesse, the CEO/president of Paris-based arthouse distributor and world sales outfit Pyramide Films, received the Industry Tribute Award at Cairo Film Festival on Friday.
Variety spoke with him about his relationship with Arab cinema, and the state of the independent film business in France.How do you feel about receiving this tribute?It’s great, but I have had a year to get used to it.
Because of the pandemic, I didn’t receive it last year, as planned. Nothing major has changed in the meantime. I am still very fond of Arab and Egyptian films.Read more on variety.com