The 38th edition of the Vues d’Afrique international festival in Montreal came to an end this Sunday. Senegal has ”served” well, with four distinctions. Among the winners, Babou Sougou (“Tumeur noire”), in the Short Film category, won the Best Film prize and a special prize.
The Special Mention prize for short/medium-length fiction is awarded to the Senegalese filmmaker Yoro Niang with his film “La danse des cruquilles”, while Babacar Hann’s ”The precious stone” won the Special Mention with ”Regard sur lalève” ‘.
Created in 1984, the Vues d’Afrique de Montréal festival has set itself the task of raising awareness of African realities, Creoles and their diasporas through arts and culture. By promoting mutual understanding and dialogue with Afro-descendant artists, while fighting against all forms of discrimination.
Author: Alione Badara Mané – Seneweb.com