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Career: Djeydi Djigo, committed filmmaker

Documentary feature "Omar Blondin Diop", a film selected for the 27th Fespaco, looks back on the tragic fate of the young revolutionary in the Senghor years. A strong memorial film by Senegalese director Djeydi Djigo, who enters the arena of big players. Par Dounia Ben Mohamed   Omar Blondin Diop, an emblematic...
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Fespaco 2021: African film industry taking new shape

The 27th edition of Africa’s biggest film festival kicked off on October 16 in Ouagadougou with a selection of 239 films from 50 countries. In this edition, Africa’s premier film festival reconnects with its origins and its promises, namely promoting an authentic, engaged and profitable African cinema. While the sector...
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Mahamat Saleh Haroun, portrait of a master storyteller

Filmmaker Mahamat Saleh Haroun, a regular at the Croisette, is presenting this year "Lingui, The Sacred Bonds,” a social drama vying for the Palme d'Or. Portrait of a master storyteller who has become one of the greatest figures of African cinema.  By DBM The 74th edition of the Cannes Film...
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Nabil Ayouch « Casablanca Beats »

Nabil Ayouch’s new film “Casablanca Beats” ("Haut et fort) has been selected in the official competition of the 74th edition of the Cannes Film Festival. The first Moroccan feature film to reach such a level in the competition and where the Franco-Moroccan filmmaker partly delivers himself... Portrait.  By DBM Jewish...