Ecrans Noirs Festival

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Ecrans Noirs Festival is a film festival in Yaoundé, Cameroon. It has been characterized as "Central Africa's largest cinema event".[1]

The Ecrans Noirs Festival, run by an organization of the same name, was established in 1997 by the filmmaker Bassek Ba Kobhio.[2] The 23rd Ecrans Noirs Festival took place in July 2019.[3] Its theme was 'Women in African cinema'.[4]

Winners of the Ecran d'OrEdit

Year Winning Film Country
2016 Tears of Satan by Hicham El Jebbari.[5]  
2017 Children of the mountain by Priscilla Anany.[6]  
2018 Mak’ila by Machérie Ekwa Bahango.[7]  
2019 The Mercy of the Jungle by Joël Karekezi.[3]  

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Blandine Stefanson; Sheila Petty (2014). Directory of World Cinema Africa: Directory of World Cinema Africa. Intellect Books. p. 111. ISBN 978-1-78320-391-8.
  2. ^ Christian Eboulé, Au Cameroun, lever de rideau du festival de cinéma "Ecrans Noirs", TV5Monde, 16 July 2019.
  3. ^ a b Ecrans noirs: la 23e edition sur les rails, Cameroon Tribune, 15 July 2019.
  4. ^ Festival Ecrans Noirs 2019 : le Congo parmi les sélectionnés, Agence d'Information d'Afrique Centrale, 11 July 2019.
  5. ^ Ecrans Noirs 2016 : voici le palmarès, Le Bled Parle, 24 July 2016.
  6. ^ Clap de fin pour la 21ème édition d'Écrans Noirs, TV5Monde, 24 July 2017.
  7. ^ The Ecrans Noirs Film Festival 2018, africanews.en, 30 July 2018.