LAFF announces the 5th edition’s awards

LAFF announces the 5th edition’s awards

LAFF announces the 5th edition’s awards

  • Confederate Prize for criticism to the Moroccan film “starve your dog” and the film Nigerian "Mona" awarded best feature film and Egypt got awarded for best documentary short and long.

    Luxor African Film Festival Awards of the fifth session were announced at the Luxor conference hall during a press conference this morning in the presence of some members of the different juries of the festival, and the awards were as follows:

    Long feature competition

    Grand Nile Prize for Best Long Narrative (the Golden Mask of Tutankhamen):
    Mona (Nigeria) by Anthony Abuah

    The Jury Prize (the Silver Mask of Tutankhamen):
    WITHOUT REGRET (Ivory Caost) by Jacques Trabi

    Best Artistic Achievement (A Certificate of Appreciation and the Bronze Mask of Tutankhamen:
    FREE STATE (South Africa) by Sallas De Jager

    Special mention form the Jury to the film “Reveries of a solitary actor” by Hamid bin Emara – Algeria

    Second special mention from the Jury to the film “Starve your dog” by Hisham Lassri – Morocco

    Long documentaries competition

    Grand Nile Prize for Best Long Documentary (the Golden Mask of Tutankhamen):
    WE HAVE NEVER BEEN KIDS” (Egypt) by Mahmoud Soliman

    Jury Prize (the Silver Mask of Tutankhamen):
    SEMBENE  (Senegal) by Samba Gadjigo and Jason silverman

    Best Artistic Achievement (A Certificate of Appreciation and the Bronze Mask of Tutankhamen): ROUDNABOUT IN MY HEAD (Algeria) by Hassan Farhani


    Short film Competition

    Grand Nile Prize for Best Short Narrative (the Golden Mask of Tutankhamen):
    STRANDED (Tunisia) by Jamil najjar

    Grand Nile Prize for Best Short Documentary (the Golden Mask of Tutankhamen):
    AIDA (Egypt) by Maysoon El-Masry

    Student film competition
    Award for Best Student Film (the Golden Mask of Tutankhamen):
    " JOY" - Nigeria" by Solomon Onita

    Best Artistic Achievement for a director of a student film (the silver Mask of Tutankhamen) :
    "OSWENKA" by Noundumiso Buthelezi – South Africa


    Independent Shabab Foundation

    Independent Shabab Foundation granted Radwan El- Kashef Prize for best film reflecting African issues to : "
    White faces "by Robert Katoggo - Uganda

    Freedom Film competition

    Al-Husseiny Abou-Deif Prize for Best Freedom Film (the Golden Mask of Tutankhamen): TO THE FOREST OF CLOUDS (France) by Robin Hunzinger

    Special Mention “SAC LA MORT" - Emmanuel Parraud – France

    Special Mention 2 “Man who fixes women” by  Thierry Michel – Belgium

    The African Federation for cinematographic critic Award  to
     STARVE YOUR DOG– by Hicham Lasri – Morocco

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