‘Dolly’ Wins Carthage ‘Golden Tanit’ Prize
Gabon director Emonga Igana has won the Golden Carthage Film Festival 2000’s Tanit Award for his film Dolly.
According to Agence France Presse, the judicial committee for this year’s event awarded the Silver Tanit to Egyptian director Atef Hatata for his film, Al Abwab Al Mughlaqa (Closed Doors) and the Bronze Tanit went to Tunisian director Naser Al Kutari’s Kun Sadiqi (Be My Friend).
The following were the winners of the ‘Short Film’ category:
- Golden Tanit: Mabrouk Min Jadid (Congratulations Again); by Lebanese director Hani Tanbeh
- Silver Tanit: Al Tabout (The Coffin); by Libyan director Mohammad Abu Saba’a
- Bronze Tanit: Al Fasl 15 Mukarar (Section 15 Repeated); by Congo director Blufa Bakuba.
Other awards included:
Al Sahafioun (The Reporters): The Judicial Special Award; Algeria
Hub Muharam (Forbidden Love): First Prize For New Long Film; Tunisia
Following is the list of individual winners:
Best Actor: Bassam Samra for Al Madina (The City)
Best Actress: Sleema Bin Mu’men for Thafa’er (Nails)
Best Supporting Actor: Fathi Al Hidawi for Hub Muharam (Forbidden Love)
Best Supporting Actress: Saniya Al Ati for Kun Sadiqi (Be My Friend). – Albawaba.com.
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