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Preparations for the 29th Edition of the Pan-African Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou (FESPACO) due 22 February to 01 March 2025 have begun: This call is meant for film and audio-visual professionals including directors, producers, scriptwriters, programmers, distributors, and festival managers. All film categories, fictions, documentaries, TV series, animated and school films are eligible! […]

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FESPACO 2023:Festival-goers Welcome the Holding of the Event

Following the memorable opening of the 28th edition of FESPACO on 25th February 2023 in Ouagadougou, we approached a few festival-goers, present in Burkina on this occasion. Pierre Domont is a Belgian, participating in FESPACO for the 18th time. According to him, organising a festival like FESPACO despite organisational challenges is a strong message as […]

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EDITORIAL

Frustration is a source of combativeness! Frustrated to see their screens invaded by foreign films, many people of Africa stood up for their liberation. This was the case 54 years ago in Burkina Faso where film enthusiasts said “no to the neo-colonial intruder of the big screen”. The challenge of such a refusal being simply […]

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The ACP/EU Programme partners
had their round table

Since Saturday 25 February 2023, the 28th edition of the Pan-African Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou is in full swing in the Burkinabe capital. In this framework, the partners of the ACP/EU Audiovisual Coproduction programme in Africa and the Film Fund in Africa held their round table. Discussions during the round table focused on […]

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Celebrities Days

The celebrities of African and Diaspora cinema once again met during an event where they were spotlighted. The Ouagadougou Town Hall welcomed stars from various backgrounds. Cocktail reception, artistic performances, speeches and above all the awarding of distinctions marked the event. According to promoter Georgette Paré, this fourth edition of the Celebrities Days was an […]

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The Yennenga and heritage workshops

”African Film and Audio-visual Archives” is the theme for the workshops on sharing experiences and practices held in the framework of the 28th edition of FESPACO. The opening ceremony took place on Monday 27 February 2023 in the premises of ISTIC in the presence of Minister for Culture Rimtalba Jean Emmanuel OUEDRAOGO. Mr Ousmane Boundaoné […]

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FESPACO 2023: a delegation from ECOWAS visits the MICA

A delegation from ECOWAS, one of the partners of the Pan-African Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou (FESPACO), visited the African International Film and Audio-visual Market (MICA), where it has a stand. This was on 26 February 2023. ECOWAS has supported FESPACO since 1993 For the 28th edition of the African Film Biennial, we wanted […]

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