here which won the 18th edition of the competition


Short film "Extraordinary Day" by French director Joanna Lurie, won the 18th edition of the prestigious International Festival of Cinema Meknes (FICAM).

Tomoki Misato was awarded the prize for the best film in this cultural event, which was put under the Admiral of King Mohammed VI, to Japan for his work; My little goat.

In the same section, the jury gave particular mention to the film; I'm going to buy cigarettes; from French director Osman Cerfon.

In the case of sharing; Compet !, the public prize went to Japanese Kitaro for his work & # 39; 'Okko and the Ghosts'; .

The major prize for winning the best with Brazil's Gustavo Steinberg for his film "Tito and the Birds".

In the 18th edition of FICAM (March 22-27) 53 short films took part in an official competition. She focused on an animated Spanish cinema, with a large crowd of people present.

The opening ceremony was also celebrated by introducing Aï dhaâ € ™ s great drama award for young Meknassi Anas Doujdid and respect to Didier Brunner, French film producer.

This year's FICAM team received more than 300 lively short films from 16 countries with different animation styles.

A registered partner, translating, according to the organizers, that the loyalty of renowned centers for global animation includes the Powder Magazine, the Gobelins, the Canadian National Film Board (NDF), Academy. T Arts Lebanon of Ireland. Beirut, Royal College of Art in London and La Geidai (Tokyo University of Art).

Directed by Michael Dudok de Wit, director from Holland (1996 for The Monk and the Fish, Oscar in 2001 for Father and Daughter and Grand Prize special sight, Cannes Festival, in 2016 for The Prince) t Red Turtle), Judges of the Compets Compet; '; written by Samia Akariou, Moroccan screenwriter and screenwriter and Marc du Pontavice, President Xilam Animation (Oggy and Cockroaches, Sharko, Les Dalton).

For a full week, the public were able to view views, exhibitions, roundtables, meetings, a short and lively international film competition and a major feature identifying students from art schools. arts and vision in Morocco.

The festival, which began in 2001 at the Meknes na France Institute, is coming to be a film event that must be seen in Morocco and Africa. It attracts a huge audience of students, families, professionals and students from all the Moroccan public schools dedicated to art and cinema. Since 2015, FICAM has been part of the French-Morocco Cultural Quarter.

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