Monday, March 07, 2011

Moroccan filmmaker wins the Golden Stallion of Yennenga at 22nd FESPACO

“The prize is a pride, it’s recognition. It’s encouraging,” said Mouftakir.

“Pegase” by Mohamed Mouftakir from Morocco late Saturday won the Golden Stallion of Yennenga, the grand prize of the Pan African Film Festival of Ouagadougou (FESPACO) in Burkina Faso.

President Blaise Compaore gave out the awards at the closing ceremony of the 22nd FESPACO witnessed by over 22,000 people, including the participants and invited dignitaries at the Stade du 4-Août Stadium in Ouagadougou.

Click here for the details of all the winners and the trailer of "Pegase".

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