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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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Burkina Faso: opening of the 26th edition of FESPACO

The 26th edition and the celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the Panafrican Festival of Cinema and Television of Ouagadougou (FESPACO), began on February 23rf  in the capital Burkina Faso. This year, 165 films out of more than 1,000 recorded, all categories combined, are selected for the competition. They are...
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Culture « Le Fespaco aura 50 ans, l’âge d’or qui nous interpelle »

La 26ème édition du Festival panafricain du cinéma et de la télévision de Ouagadougou (FESPACO), qui se tiendra du 23 février au 2 mars à Ouagadougou, marquera le cinquantième anniversaire de ce festival de cinéma panafricain. Un demi-siècle après sa création, sa vocation reste la même : promouvoir le cinéma africain....