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Panafrican Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou

The International Panafrican Film Festival - Presentation

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Presentation  The International Panafrican Film Festival’s goal is to help discover authors, scenario writers, and directors of the black world or help discover the ones who realized a film on the pan African world*.The International Panafrican Film Festival wants to create an alert and lively image of the contemporary cinematographic creation of the pan African world. Its view on the environment of the black population extends from Africa to America through the Caribbean, Europe, and th...

HOMAGE to SOTIGUI KOUYATÉ

The Burkina Faso native comedian and actor Sotigui Kouyaté (July 19, 1936 – April 17, 2010) was given homage at FESPACO 2011 for his contribution to film. He was the father of Burkina Faso film director Dani Kouyaté. In 1966 Sotigui had founded a theater company with 25 people. He also wrote plays, his first being The Crocodile’s Lament. He appeared in over a dozen films, his last role being in the film 'Lon

EVERYONE HAS REASONS TO BE ANGRY WITH THEIR MOTHER

Director: PAULINE MULOMBE.
The movie is the story of three trendy girls from Africa living in Brussels. In the next 48 hours, these sisters will have to face all their complexes and darkest secrets.Nothing new there, but how an African mother whom the culture and values can be in complete opposition will react to what her daughters have in store to her. This movie is about tolerance anThis movie is about tolerance and communication between 3 young women and a mother from a different era.

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 ...

Paul Robeson Award Initiative

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FESPACO: PAUL ROBESON PRIZE presents with the "Best of the Best Diasporic Cinema."

Fespaco: Paul Robeson Award

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FESPACO: PAUL ROBESON AWARD INITIATIVE presents the best of the best diasporic films. It is our intent to assist Burkina Faso`s efforts to make FESPACO the "Academy Awards" for all African films. www.RobesonAward.com

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."

Africa in Motion festival launches the AiM2008 film programme

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Stop and Stir Arts Ltd is delighted to announce the programme for the third Africa in Motion film festival, taking place from 23 October - 2 November 2008 at Edinburgh Filmhouse. AiM 2008 will be a celebration of Africa’s diverse cinematic output, with a greater focus on under-represented regions and a more adventurous programme than ever before. AiM 2008 will open with Egyptian director Youssef Chahine's feature The Earth (El Ard), as a tribute to the pioneering filmmaker who passed away on 2...

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...

Durban Festival to showcase best of south african films

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The first quarter of 2005 has been an exceptional period for South African cinema with a number of films achieving international success. Yesterday, which held its world premiere as opening night film at the Durban International Film Festival 2004, was nominated for an Oscar (best foreign language film), U-Carmen EKhayalitsha won the coveted Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival, and Drum won the Golden Stallion at Fespaco. The 2005 Durban International Film Festival line-up will include both ...

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...
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