South African film wins Cannes award

The International Festival of Pan-African film in Cannes, which celebrates the best cinema from Africa and the African diaspora, has announced the following results.

The Dikalo for the best full-length feature:
Izulu de Lami, My Secret Sky” by Madoda Ncayiyana – South Africa 2008

The Dikalo for the best fiction short:
The Birthday Party” by Véronique N. Doumbé – 6’36 – USA 2009 “Subira” de Ravneet Chadha Drame 12’ Kenya 2007

The Dikalo for best documentary:
Les Damnés de la mer” by Jawad Rhalid – doc. 56’ – Morocco 2008
Special mention for the documentary
Les Petits Princes de Sables” by Stéphanie Gillard Doc. 55’ – Fr 2009

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