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Khouribga, the capital of phosphate, hosts the 18th edition of the Khouribga African Film Festival

As a historical partner of the Khouribga African Film Festival, OCP showed again its support to the African cultures by being a partner of the 18th edition of the Khouribga African Film Festival (12-19 September 2015).
Chaired by the producer, writer and French director Jacques Dorfmann, the jury of this edition selected 14 movies representing 13 countries: Morocco, Senegal, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Tunisia, Algeria, Guinea, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Mali, Niger, Mauritania and Egypt. Morocco was represented by the movie "The red scarf" by Mohammed Lyounsi and "The orchestra of the blind" Mohamed Mouftakir.
Organized by the Khouribga African Film Festival Foundation, this festival aims to be a crossroads for meeting and exchange between the various actors of the 7th art in Africa. This 18th edition paid tribute to Senegalese cinema and honored women in the African film industry; it opened with the screening of the movie “Le Mandat” by the Senegalese filmmaker Ousmane Sembène.
Mohamed Mouftakir won the Grand Prix Ousmane Sembène for his film "The orchestra of the blind."

 



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