Atlas Workshops Award at Ouaga Film Lab

During the 5th edition of Ouaga Film Lab, which took place from 28 October to 7 November 2020, the director and producer Philbert Aimé Mbabazi Sharangabo was awarded with the Atlas Workshops Award. He will be invited to participate as an industry guest in the 2021 edition of the Atlas Workshops, the Marrakech International Film Festival’s industry and talent-development programme.

We Are From There by Wissam Tanios, presented at the post-production section of the Workshops in 2018, was awarded Best Arab Film and Best Non-Fiction Film at Cairo International Film Festival.

Karima Saïdi’s A Way Home, presented at the post-production section of the Workshops in 2018, was selected for the International Documentary Festival Amsterdam.

Mohamed Saïd Ouma’s Comorian documentary Red Card, presented at the post-production section of the Workshops in 2019, was selected for the International Documentary Festival Amsterdam.

Downstream to Kinshasa by Dieudo Hamadi, part of Atlas Films Showcase in 2019, was awarded the Cannes 2020 label, becoming the first Congolese film to be selected by the festival.