The 27th edition of Carthage Cinema Days held its award ceremony on Saturday November 5th with six AFAC supported films winning top prizes across the different competitions of the Festival and two receiving the TAKMIL workshop awards.
In the Official Competition for Feature Film, "Zaineb Hates the Snow" by Kaouther Ben Hania the Golden Tanit, while the Bronze Tanit and the Best Screenplay award went to "3000 Nights" by Mai Masri.
Three awards in the Official Competition for First Film went to AFAC supported films: the Golden Tanit for Alaeddine Slim's "The Last of Us" which also won the best cinematography award from NAAS (Network of Arab Alternative Screens); Special Jury Award for "This Little Father Obsession" by Selim Mourad; and the Best Actor Award for Majd Mastoura for his role in “Hedi” by Mohamed Ben Attia.
"Silence" by Chadi Aoun won the Silver Tanit of the Short Film Competition.
Parallel to the official competitions of the Festival, the Takmil 2016 workshop, which aims to enable African and Arab filmmakers to complete their films, concluded with awarding two AFAC-supported film projects: “Off Khartoum Sides” by Marwa Zein won the CNC award, while “Poisonous Roses” by Ahmed Fawzi Saleh received the HAKKA DISTRIBUTION award.
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10 AFAC-supported Films in Carthage - 14 Sep, 2016