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Togo: End of the very Short-film Festival

The International Festival of very short films started on 6th January 2015 in Lomé, came to an end last Monday. The event that is for its first edition in Togo, aims at giving a new breath to the national cinema. The Association for the Promotion of the Culture of Cinema …

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Clap Ivoire 2015: registrations opened in Togo

The 15th edition of the international short film festival « Clap Ivore » will take place from 1st  to 2nd September 2015 in Abidjan. The Togolese authorities encourage their fellow countrymen to participate in the event that rewards young African directors. According to a press release published by the minister for Communication, …

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Gulli Africa: the new youth channel for Africa

Gulli Africa is the new youth TV channel by Lagardère Active in French language intended for the African continent televiewers. Launched on 25th March 2015, it is exclusively available in the packages of the Canal+ for the “Evasion” formula and broadcast in 22 countries in the sub-Saharan and French-speaking Africa. …

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FESPACO 2015: the complete list of the movies in competition

The Burkinabe capital town will vibrate from 28th February to 7th March at the rhythm of the 24th edition of the Pan-African Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou (FESPACO). About thirty countries participate this year in the conquest of the trophy the most desired by the African cinema. A total …

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ALDA AND MARIA: the fiction released in France

The movie « ALDA AND MARIA » by the Angolan director, Pocas Pascoal, will come out in France on 14th January 2015. The full-length film takes the televiewers to the shanty towns of Lisbon of the 80s. It recounts the adventure of two adolescent sisters who left Angola running away from war. …

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Khady Sylla: the Senegalese film-maker honored in Nantes and California

The Senegalese film-maker, Khady Sylla, is no more but her works continue to show the greatness of her person. « A Single Word« , her last documentary realized with her sister Mariama will be in the spotlight at the Three Continents Festival that will be held in the city of Nantes (France) …

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Geneviève Nnaji: the multifaceted star of Nollywood…

For Oprah Winfrey, she is the African «Julia Roberts». Geneviève Nnaji is one of the new stars of Nollywood whose only dream is: to emerge one day in the United States as Lupita Nyong’o, Oscar in 2014 for feminine supporting role in Hollywood for her role in « 12 Years a Slave ». …

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Fabrice Éboué: a cleaning movie about Africa and « Francafrique! »

Fabrice Éboué is making buzz with his new movie that has for theme Africa. With “Le Crocodile du Botswanga”, he signed a caustic comedy on African autocrats and Françafrique. He rold « Jeune Afrique” magazine the genesis of this movie: « We fell « under the spell » of famous videos of Moussa Dadis …

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