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.

Queens by Yasmine Benkiran, presented in development at the first edition of the Atlas Workshops, and in the 2021 Films in production or post-production section, is selected at the Venice International Film Critics' Week.

The Damned Don't Cry by Fyzal Boulifa, presented in development at the first edition of the Atlas Workshops in 2018, is selected in competition at the Venice Days.

Fragments from Heaven by Adnane Baraka, presented at the Atlas Workshops 2020 Films in production or post-production section, is selected at the Locarno Film Festival.

Under The Fig Trees by Erige Sehiri, winner of the Post-production Prize of the Atlas Workshops in 2021, was selected at the Directors' Fortnight of the Cannes Film Festival.

Youssef Chebbi's Ashkal, presented at the development section of the Workshops in 2019, was selected at the Directors' Fortnight of the Cannes Film Festival.