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13 October 2014 à 16:14
French films pick up awards at the Namur Film Festival
Abderrahmane Sissako has won two Golden Bayard Awards—for Best Film and Best Screenplay—at the 29th Namur International French-Language Film Festival.
With around 300 guests invited to the event and over 150 films screened, the 2014 Namur International French-Language Film Festival closed its doors on Sunday, October 11, with its traditional awards ceremony. This year's Golden Bayard for Best Film was awarded to Timbuktu by Abderrahmane Sissako, a 100% French production that was also honored with the Golden Bayard for Best Screenplay. French films picked up a string of awards, with France represented principally by co-productions this year.
AWARD-WINNING FRENCH FILMS
Golden Bayard for Best Film
Timbuktu by Abderrahmane Sissako (France)
Special Jury Prize
National Diploma by Dieudo Hamadi (Congo/France)
Mercuriales by Virgil Vernier (France)
Special Mention – First Film
May Allah bless France by Abd Al Malik (France)
Golden Bayard for Best Short Film
Twaaga by Cédric Ido (Burkina Faso)
Special Mention – Short Film
Moul lkelb (L'Homme au chien) by Kamal Lazraq (France/Morocco)
Audience Award – Documentary
Brother and sister by Daniel Touati (France)
Audience Award – Short Film
Vertiges by Arnaud Dufeys (Belgium/France)
The complete awards list can be viewed here.
Latest update : 15 October 2014 à 16:14 CEST
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