FESPACO is a Pan African festival for movies and TV in Ouagadougou; Burkina Faso. Out of the 1000 films that were submitted; 20 were retained to compete for the price l’Étalon d’or de Yennenga, which is a prestigious award handed over during the festival.
The 20 contestants are from the following 15 African countries;
Ivory Coast, Morocco, Tunisia, Guadalupe, Benin, Ghana, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Tanzania, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Algeria, South Africa and Burkina Faso.
Film maker extraordinaire; Achille Brice, is representing Cameroon, as his movie; Life Point got selected for the award. The festival will be taking place from the 25 February- 4th March in Burkina Faso.