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21st edition of the African Film Festival underway in Yaounde

The 21st edition of the African film festival dubbed Ecrans Noirs opened this Saturday at the Yaoundé Conference Center. 
The festival which brings together film makers and other members of the movie industry in and around the African continent will run for a period of one week (15th to the 22nd of July 2017).
Ecrans Noirs is an annual come together event which seeks to promote the African film industry and foreign films that project the image of the African continent.
One major innovation for this year’s festival is the introduction of the Central Africa film category.
This prestigious film festival is reputed for celebrating the black world in cinema and promoting African films while making it visible and loved.
Ecrans Noirs Film Festival was founded in 1997 by the association Ecrans Noir, in a bid to promote and enhance cinema in Africa and Black World. 
In 2008, it became a competitive festival which incorporated the distribution of numerous awards to outstanding talents.
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