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African Film Shines at Festival

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African Film Shines at Festival

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African Film Shines at Festival

African Film Shines at Festival

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On a continent where most cinemas serve up a regular diet of Hollywood blockbusters and action flicks, movie fans at Africa's premier film festival have been enjoying a rare glimpse of their own culture. Crowds have queued under a searing sun at the Fespaco Festival — known locally as Africa's Cannes.