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FESPACO winner PEGASE (2011) screening at MOMA, NY

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  MOMA ‘Global Lens’ Focuses on Moroccan film ‘PEGASE’ (2010). ‘Global Lens’, 2012 is a selection of ten films which screened at New York’s Museum of Modern Art gallery (MoMA) from January 12–28 as part of an effort between MoMA and The Global Film Initiative (GFI) to raise international awareness to developing cultures of cinema from politically and economically challenged countries. One of these films was ‘PEGASE’ (Morocco, 2010), the FESPACO (Pan-Africa...

THE INVADER, an interview with director Nicolas Provost

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At the 68th Venice Film Festival, Belgian director Nicolas Provost held his world premier for his first feature film THE INVADER (2011). He immediately after traveled to Toronto for TIFF 2011 where he held his North American premier and where we held our interview. THE INVADER is an intense and arresting arthouse dramatic thriller about an African immigrant, AMADOU (played hauntingly by actor Isaka Sawadogo) who travels to Belgium for a new and hopefully better life. While finding himself at ...

THE INVADER, an interview with director Nicolas Provost

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At the 68th Venice Film Festival, Belgian director Nicolas Provost held his world premier for his first feature film THE INVADER (2011). He immediately after traveled to Toronto for TIFF 2011 where he held his North American premier and where we held our interview. THE INVADER is an intense and arresting arthouse dramatic thriller about an African immigrant, AMADOU (played hauntingly by actor Isaka Sawadogo) who travels to Belgium for a new and hopefully better life. While finding himself at lon...

THE INVADER, an interview with director Nicolas Provost

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 At the 68th Venice Film Festival, Belgian director Nicolas Provost held his world premier for his first feature film THE INVADER (2011). He immediately after traveled to Toronto for TIFF 2011 where he held his North American premier and where we held our interview.THE INVADER is an intense and arresting arthouse dramatic thriller about an African immigrant, AMADOU (played hauntingly by actor Isaka Sawadogo) who travels to Belgium for a new and hopefully better life. While finding himself ...

NEWSLETTER N° 500 bis: march 11rd, 2011

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 .............                                                                                                                                                          NEWSLETTER N° 500 bis: march 11rd, 2011 Follow this LINK if you cannot read the newsletter properly  500 Let us toast to that! Since we like that number we will name this issue 500 bis if you do not mind? ...

Africa in focus at Goteborg festival 2010

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During Göteborg International Film Festival 2010 we will take a closer look at the African continent. Among the highlighted films is Soul Boy from Kenya, produced by Tom Tykwer. - There are so many things going on in the countries on the African continent and it is important to find and screen films portraying it, created by the people who live and work there, says Marit Kapla, festival director at Göteborg International Film Festival.    Last winter a Swedish delegation with repr...

Opening Night ADFF African Diaspora Film Festival

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Celebrating African Talent in frontof and behind the camera during the 2009 African Diaspora Film Festival This year was FESPACO year, the festival was held in Ouagadougou, Burkina Fasofrom February 28 to March 7, 2009. The Golden Yennenga Stallion went to "Teza"by Haile Gerima and the Silver Yennenga Stallion was awarded to "Nothing butthe Truth" by internationally recognized, multiple award-winningSouth African actor/director John Kani. In "Saturday Night in th...

Fespaco hails the late Senegalese director Sembène Ousmane

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At the Fespaco film festival in Burkina Faso's capital, Ouagadougou, opening ceremonies are wrapping up and the focus is now on the films and filmmakers. But attention has turned first of all to the late Senegalese director Sembène Ousmane, who is being remembered at this year's event. http://www.rfi.fr/actuen/pages/001/page_46.asp ...

Fespaco 2009 opens in Ouagadougou

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In Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou, the Panafrican Film & Television Festival - Fespaco - opened on Saturday. The first part of the festival to open doors with the Mica - the section dedicated to cinema professionals from all over Africa. http://www.rfi.fr/actuen/pages/001/page_46.asp ...

Berlinale Awards revealed

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The jury declares that this year’s competition presents a broad range of films whose central aim consists in exploring ways to further the interpretation and understanding of important topics of our time. Therefore the jury has decided to award prizes to those efforts which achieve a balance between the political statement and the poetic form. Golden Bear for the Best Film  La teta asustada (The Milk Of Sorrow) by Claudia Llosa Silver Bear - The Jury Grand Prix  A...

Berlinale awards Golden Bear to The Milk Of Sorrow

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The jury declares that this year’s competition presents a broad range of films whose central aim consists in exploring ways to further the interpretation and understanding of important topics of our time. Therefore the jury has decided to award prizes to those efforts which achieve a balance between the political statement and the poetic form. Golden Bear for the Best Film La teta asustada (The Milk Of Sorrow) by Claudia Llosa Silver Bear - The Jury Grand Prix Alle...

The 2009 Berlinale Awards revealed

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The jury declares that this year’s competition presents a broad range of films whose central aim consists in exploring ways to further the interpretation and understanding of important topics of our time. Therefore the jury has decided to award prizes to those efforts which achieve a balance between the political statement and the poetic form. Silver Bear - Best Actor  Sotigui Kouyate in London River by Rachid Bouchareb Silver Bear - Outstanding Arti...

Berlinale 2009: International Jury lead by Tilda Swinton

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The International Jury, presided over by Tilda Swinton,(Burn After Reading, Julia... ), will decide who is to take home the Golden Bear and the Silver Bears and the Alfred Bauer Prize in the Competition of the Berlinale 2009. The other members of the Jury are Spanish director Isabel Coixet, director Gaston Kaboré (Burkina Faso), Swedish best-selling author Henning Mankell, director Christoph Schlingensief (Germany), director Wayne Wang (USA) and food activist and author Alice ...

Panafrican Film And Tv Festival Of Ouagadougou

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FESPACO, the largest African film festival. The 17th edition will host an exhibition on image and sound new technologies. Workshops will give professionals and new technology promoters a basis for exchange and experiment of down-to-earth applications

Fespaco/the Best Of The Best Films Of The African Diaspora

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FESPACO is the longest running and most prestigious cultural arts and film festival, in Africa. It is our goal to have FESPACO globally recognized as the "Academy Awards of African Cinema."

Goteborg International Film Festival CineLink award

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Göteborg International Film Festival Fund awards CineLink project in SarajevoOne of the awards handed out last Friday at the co-production market CineLink, at the Sarajevo Film Festival, carried the name Göteborg International Film Festival Fund. This is only one of many new international co-operations initiated by the film fund this autumn. Other new partners are the organisations Cinergia in Costa Rica, Arcadia in Guatemala, Sud Écriture in Tunisia, and Manana Youth Center in Armenia. Alrea...

African Cinema and Cultural Diversity

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Panafrican Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou (FESPACO) is the largest African film festival. The 2Oth edition took place from 24th february to 3rd march 2007. Panels were focusing on african film state of health.The theme of cultural diversity has for some years been at the heart of all the concerns in discussions around liberalization of exchanges. The issue of cultural diversity has become a globalization stake and the audiovisual and film industry at the crossroads of economic, cult...

MIFF announces the first three members of the international jury

Director Hisham Abdel Khalek, has announced today, the big names in the premiere selection of the official “international jury” for the Malta International Film Festival, which will be taking place on the week of 15th -23rd of September. The jury members includes: the accalimed Iranian director Mrs. Tahmineh Milani, the leading Syrian actress and UN ambassador Mrs. Mouna Wasef and the director of FESPACO (Panafrican Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou) Mr. Baba Hama. This Festiv...

Bibliographie complète de Ferid Boughedir Directeur artistique des JCC Journées Cinématographiques de Carthage 2006

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Férid Boughedir, né en 1944, est l'un des plus grands réalisateurs tunisiens. Homme aux multiples talents: il est également critique et historien du cinéma. Son premier long métrage de fiction, Halfaouine, l'enfant des terrasses, reste le film tunisien le plus connu dans le monde. Journaliste à la revue Jeune Afrique depuis 1971, Férid Boughedir est professeur de cinéma à l'Université de Tunis. Il se fait d'abord connaître comme critique cinématographique par ses publications sur ...

Mill Valley kicks in for 11 days of filmmakers treats

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For 28 years, Mill Valley Film Festival has been presenting the best in American Independent and International feature films, hard-hitting documentaries, cutting edge video, delightful children’s fare and tributes to celluloid luminaries. This year is no exception. With more than 150 slated films and videos from around the globe, the Mill Valley Film Festival unspools October 6-16 at the CinéArts @ Sequoia, 25 Throckmorton Avenue in Mill Valley; 142 Throckmorton Theatre, 142 Throckmorton Aven...

Docu planned on the Paul Robeson Award at next Fespaco

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PAUL ROBESON AWARD INITIATIVE presents "FESPACO 2005: THE BEST OF THE BEST The Documentary"The Paul Robeson Award Initiative (PRAI) has announced its intent to make a documentary about the behind-the-scenes activities of the 2005 Paul Robeson Award at the Pan African Film and Television Festival Ouagadougou (FESPACO), in Burkina Faso, West Africa. FESPACO takes place in the Burkina Faso’s capital city, Ouagadougou, February 26-March 5, 2005. During next years FESPACO festivities, “The Best...

Paul Robeson award initiative at next FESPACO

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PAUL ROBESON AWARD INITIATIVEFESPACO 2005FESPACO, the Pan-African film and television festival, is the biggest, regular cultural event on the continent with thousands expected to attend this year. Thanks to efforts of a few serious film enthusiasts, FESPACO was founded in 1969 in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, West Africa.Due to the admiration and hope that FESPACO inspired amongst the people of Burkina Faso and Black filmmakers from Africa and the African Diaspora, the festival became an institutio...

Next Hubert Bals Fund Spring Selection of 39 projects

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Rotterdam's Hubert Bals Fund Spring Selection 2004 supports 39 film projectsIn the Spring 2004 Selection Round, the Hubert Bals Fund of the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) grants a total of Euro 525,000 (USD 642,000) to thirty-nine non-Western film-makers. Among the films receiving distribution grants are Juan Pablo Rebella and Pablo Stoll's WHISKY (a former CineMart Project) and IFFR 2004 Competition discovery DAYS OF SANTIAGO. VISITING UNCLE IDRIZ, the opening film of the Sarajevo...
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