South Africa: “The Wisdom of the Octopus” shortlisted for the Oscars in Los Angeles

South Africa The Wisdom of the Octopus shortlisted for the

Published on : 04/25/2021 – 11:43Modified : 04/25/2021 – 12:09 South Africa will be represented at the 93rd Academy Awards, this Sunday, April 25, in Los Angeles. The film “The Wisdom of the Octopus” [My Octopus teacher en VO] is competing for the Oscar for best documentary, after having already won twenty trophies including the … Read more

Oscars 2021: the surprise of three African films in the list of shortlisted films

Oscars 2021 the surprise of three African films in the

Published on : 02/10/2021 – 8:48 PMModified : 02/11/2021 – 09:48 “Of them”, by Filippo Meneghetti, will represent France. The Tunisian film “The man who sold his skin “ by Kaouther Ben Hania and the Ivorian feature film “The night of kings de Philippe Lacôte were also retained in the list of 15 films shortlisted … Read more

Cannes Film Festival: “Lingui, les ties sacrés”, a Chadian film shortlisted for the Palme d’Or

Cannes Film Festival Lingui les ties sacres a Chadian film

Lingui, the sacred bonds by director Mahamat Saleh Haroun, who received the Jury Prize at Cannes in 2010 for A screaming man, is one of the two films from the continent (out of 24 in total) competing for the Palme d’Or, alongside High and loud by Moroccan Nabil Ayouch. It is screened this July 7 … Read more

Avni Doshi, shortlisted for the Booker Prize: “It’s surreal”

Avni Doshi shortlisted for the Booker Prize Its surreal

Her debut novel “Burnt Sugar” was shortlisted for one of the world’s most prestigious literary awards, the Booker Prize 2020. We meet Avni Doshi in Dubai where she resides. Jane Witherspoon, euronews: “You have been shortlisted for the Booker Prize 2020 for your first novel. Congratulation. What does that do to you? “ Avni doshi, … Read more

Annie Ernaux shortlisted for a prestigious English literary prize

Annie Ernaux shortlisted for a prestigious English literary prize

We will know this evening if Annie Ernaux is the winner of the International Man-Booker Prize 2019, awarded in London. The French writer is in the running for Years, a novel published by Gallimard in 2008 and translated into English in 2017 by Alison Strayer. It takes place over sixty years, mixing the author’s personal … Read more

Titane, L’Événement and Bac nord shortlisted to represent French cinema at the Oscars

Titane LEvenement and Bac nord shortlisted to represent French cinema

Palme d’Or, golden lion or public darling? The choice will be difficult. The American distributors and producers of each title are heard on October 12 by the CNC. The lucky winner will remain to pass the dams once sent to Los Angeles. From Cannes to the Venice Film Festival, 2021 saw the consecration of two … Read more