We are very pleased to announce that Moumouni Sanou’s film Night Nursery (67′, 2021) has won the 10-year anniversary prize of the Ruche documentaire at Agadir International Documentary Film Festival FIDADOC ! The jury was composed of the 9 authors who benefited from the Pan-African writing residency, which runs from 6 to 19 June 2022.
Night Nursery is a co-production of VraiVrai Films, Lyon Capitale TV, Les Films du Djabadjah – Burkina-Faso, Blinker Produktions – Germany, with the support of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in partnership with the CNC, Procirep-Société des Producteurs and Angoa, Fonds Jeune Création Francophone, World Cinema Fund, Atelier Takmil – JCC 2019 / Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie, Charbon Studio – Brussels, Fonds Image de la Francophonie, with the participation of Centre National du Cinéma et de l’Image Animée and TV5 Monde.
The Samaritan of Shanghai, by Sébastien Cassen (52′, 2020) won the best documentary prize at the Athvikvaruni International Film Festival !
The Samaritan of Shanghai was produced with the support of the City of Saintes, the former Poitou-Charentes Region, the Department of Charente-Maritime and in partnership with the CNC-Centre National du Cinéma et de l’Image Animée, the Shanghai Normal University and the French Consulate in Shanghai.
Congratulations to all the teams who worked on these films !