Spain / The voyage of Salka, In No Man’s Land

The Catalan film-maker Xavi Herrero presented his new feature Salka, In No Man’s Land at the 23rd DocsBarcelona film festival. This, his fifth film, is about the journey of a young woman, Salka. Salka lives in Mauritania, one of the poorest countries in the world. Hoping for a better future, she decides to emigrate to …

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North Africa / TV5Monde the leading French-language channel in North Africa

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According to the results of the 2019 study Kantar TNS Africascope Maghreb, TV5MONDE maintains its position as the leading French-language channel in Algeria, Tunisia and Morocco for the target audience of 15 years and older, executives and managers. The data for the study were collected in the twelve principal towns of Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia. …

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France / Algérie, mon amour, a broadcast which went down badly

On May 26th France 5 broadcast Algérie, mon amour, a documentary by journalist Mustapha Kessous. It caused an outcry in Algeria. In his film Kessous, a journalist on Le Monde, tries to explain the Hirak, an on-going popular protest movement against the state. Kessous focusses on five young Algerians under the age of 30. They …

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Spain / Results of the online version of DocsBarcelona

The 23rd DocsBarcelona was held from May 19th to 31st. Because of the coronavirus crisis the event was put online – without affecting its popularity one bit: over 130,000 viewers watched it, an astonishing number, more than the attendance figures for any of the previous years’ editions. 55% of the selected documentaries were produced by …

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Tunisia / Dachra on Netflix

Abdelhamid Bouchnak’s first feature, Dachra, is also the first Tunisian horror film. When it was released in Tunisia last year it broke records for cinema admissions before touring the major film festivals. In particular it was selected for the International Critics’ Week at the Venice Film Festival. The film is about three young journalism students …

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