Call for films: Moké Film Festival in 2016, Pointe-Noire (Congo)05/25/2016

Deadline: June 30, 2016. The 1st edition of Moké Film Festival, the first international film festival in Pointe-Noire, will be held from 2 to 6 August 2016, in Pointe-Noire, Congo.The call for applications for participation in the selection of the festival is open until 30 June 2016. The online form: http://www.basango.info/forms/FORMULAIRE-D-INSCRIPTION-MOKE-FILM-FESTIVAL_f9.html Thierno I. Dia Francophones…

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Cannes Film Festival: DIVINES by Houda Benyamina is 2016 Camera d’Or and SACD Special Mention

Houda Benyamina won the Camera d’Or, prize awarded for the best first feature film of the 2016 Cannes Festival all sections. The jury of the Caméra d’or of the 69th Cannes Festival was chaired by the French director Catherine Corsini. The Franco-Moroccan director Houda Benyamina takes us into a suburb where traffic and religion mix,…

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“Rêveries de l’acteur solitaire” in competition at the Burundi Film Festival

ALGIERS – The feature film “Rêveries de l’acteur solitaire” by the Algerian director Hamid Benamra will take part in the official competition of the 8th International Film and Audiovisual Festival of Burundi (Festicab) to be held from 17 to 24 June in the capital Bujumbura, we learned from the organisers. The film, produced by “Nunfilm”,…

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Movies to finance for FESPACO: A selection committee set up

Thanks to its film and audiovisual development policy, the Ministry of Culture, Arts and Tourism wants to grant substantial funding to projects enabling the production of unpublished films, art-house films to enhance the quality of Burkina’s participation at the FESPACO. To this end, the Minister Tahirou Barry has proceeded to install a committee that will be tasked with selecting…

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