Cameroonian film festival sets off

It is considered to be one of Africa’s biggest film festivals. The aim is to promote African cinema.

L’Ecran Noire Film Festival held every year in Cameroon’s capital Yaoundé plays host to a wide variety of film productions from African directors

The theme this year, ‘Politics and cinema’.

The directer of the festival says it is like in every festival, you are looking for techniques which have fresh perspectives. But more importantly, particularly for African stories.

In this year’s edition, 70 films were selected to compete.

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