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African films attract acclaim in Cannes

Continent's directors under the spotlight in festival that evokes images of glamour but also celebrates gritty tales.

    The Cannes Film Festival may evoke images of glamour but it also prides itself on bringing gritty tales to the silver screen. This year, it is African directors who are attracting critical acclaim.

    Al Jazeera's Phil Lavelle reports from Cannes.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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