SPECIAL  PRIZES

 

Special prizes are given at FESPACO to reward professional film and video productions from Africa. These prizes are awarded to feature and short films whether in competition or not, of the official selection.

Any association, institution or moral entity expressing their desire, may donate a special prize. For special prize proposal to be valid, donor shall indicate the prize’s objectives and criteria as well as the precise amount in kind or cash, and the trophy if applicable.

PARTICIPATION AND AWARDS

1st AFRICAN FILM FESTIVAL OF OUAGADOUGOU

 

Date: February 1 to 15, 1969

Participation : Senegal, Niger, Côte-d’Ivoire, Upper-Volta, Cameroon, France

                          (with Jean Rouch), Netherlands (with Joris Ivens).

Films: 24 films including 18 from Africa.          

Attendance : 10.000 persons

RÉCAPITULATIF DES STATISTIQUES DES ACCRÉDITATIONS DES ÉDITIONS FESPACO

 

 

ÉDITIONS

1969

1970

1972

1973

1976

1979

1981

1983

1985

1987

1989

1991

1993

1995

 

Films

 

FESPACO  MAIN  DATES

 

DATES

 

 EVENTS

1969

  • 1st African Film Festival of Ouagadougou February 1 to 15

1970

  • Nationalization of film distribution and exhibition activities

 

 

1972

  • Institutionalization of FESPACO and setting up of a Permanent Secretariat
  • First Secretary Permanent : Louis THIOMBIANO
  • 1st Etalon de Yennenga : «Le Wazou polygame» by Oumarou Ganda from Niger.

 

1979

  • FESPACO became a biennial film event taking place in odd-number years, the last Saturday of February

1982