Africa's Biggest Film Festival Celebrates 50 Years
The Pan-African Festival of Cinema and Television, known as FESPACO, was first launched in 1969. The festival is the largest biennial event to celebrate African cinema and is held every two years.
The Conversation Africa, 18 March 2019
There is no better place to assess the state of "auteur" African cinema than at its premier showcase, the biennial film festival in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso.… Read more »
RFI, 23 February 2019
Africa's largest film festival, Fespaco, celebrates its 50th birthday on Saturday as the biennial event kicks off with an opening ceremony at Ouagadougou's municipal stadium. Some… Read more »
A fan celebrates at the opening of the Pan-African Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou 2019.