Africa on the Screen

October 21, 2016
Africa on the Screen


At the Toronto International Film Festival (Canada, September 8-18, 2016), the Critics Jury presented two prizes: to a film in the "Discovery" section; and to a film in "Special Presentations".

Prize, Discovery: "Kati Kati" by Mbithi Masya (Kenya, Germany, 2015, 75 min). Production: One Fine Day Films (www.onefinedayfilms.com), Ginger Ink Films.  
Prize, Special Presentations: "I Am Not Madame Bovary" (Wo bu shi Pan Jin Lian) by Feng Xiaogang (China 2016, 137 min). Production: Beijing Skywheel Entertainment Co., Beijing Sparkle Roll International Culture Industry, Huayi Brothers Media.

Jury members were Steffen Moestrup, Denmark, president ("Le monde diplomatique", "Politiken"), Neta Alexander, Israel ("Haaretz"), Michael Sicinski, USA ("Cinema Scope", "MUBI"), Diego Faraone, Uruguay ("Semanario Brecha"), Louis-Paul Rioux, Canada (Montreal, "mediafilm.ca"), Jake Howell, Canada (Toronto, "Movie City News").

Festival: www.tiff.net/thefestival