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Ethiopia's movie 'Lamb' became the first Ethiopian film to be screened as an "Official Selection" at the Cannes Film Festival. It is also the country's official entry for the Oscars next year. 'Lamb' explores issues of displacement and loss, while contras
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An Ethiopian film has been making a splash not just at home. Lamb is the first Ethiopian film ever to be screened at the Cannes Film Festival in France and more recently, it premiered for local film lovers in Addis Ababa.
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Wakaliwood is bringing the action movie world to Uganda. Wakaliwood is named after Wakaliga, a slum in Kampala, the country's capital where the films are shot. Creating low-budget features that are inspired by action stars like Bruce Lee and Chuck Norris,
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Africa's biggest film and TV market, Discop is underway in Johannesburg, South Africa. The market brings together buyers, sellers, distributors and broadcasters from all over the world. Many of the buyers and broadcasters are increasingly looking for cont
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Cairo is hosting its annual International Film Festival. On opening night, regional and continental stars took to the red carpet. This year's festival is a little different, though. 2016 is the year of culture between China and Egypt, so a record number o
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Tunisia is hosting one of its most prestigious film festivals. The Carthage Festival got under way at the weekend for an impressive 28th edition. 180 African and international films have been submitted this year.
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People looking to produce films in Africa face huge funding challenges. Just two countries offer bank finance and incentives -- South Africa and Mauritius. CGTN's Angelo Coppola takes a closer look at the industry from the Durban International Film Festiv