Egyptian movie wins prize at Burundi film festival
CAIRO, May 17, 2018 (MENA) - Egyptian Ambassador to Burundi Abir Bassioni has praised Egypt's win of the best picture award at Burundi Film and Audio Arts Festival FESTICAB.
Egyptian film Shad Agza' (Pulling parts) produced by Hassan al Minyawi won the prize and a certificate of merit for using state-of-the-art technology.
The Egyptian movie was competing with 69 others including nine from Burundi.
FESTICAB is the major film festival in Burundi which promotes the diversity of the African cinema. Egypt has taken part in the festival for the first time this year although FESTICAB was launched ten years ago.