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Cameroon: Two Cameroonian Actresses Nominated Among Forty for Sotigui Awards, 2020
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Posted on September 15, 2020, 12:31 pm
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Two Cameroonian actresses have gained nomination for the fifth edition of the Sotigui Awards of best talents in the movie sector on the continent of Africa among about 40 actors and comedians.

Two Cameroonian Actors Nominated Among Forty for Sotigui Awards, 2020

This 2020 edition of the Sotigui will take place from November 12th, to 14th, 2020 in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso under the theme “The Culture of peace: what contributions from women in cinema?”

The innovations for this year’s award were presented in a press conference granted by Kévin Evrard Moné, President of the Sotigui on Saturday, September 5th, 2020 Academy together with the organizers of this event; the Académie des Sotigui in partnership with the Panafrican Festival of Cinéma and Télévision of Ouagadougou (FESPACO).

Two Cameroonian Actors Nominated Among Forty for Sotigui Awards, 2020

The two icons, Blanche Bana and Virginie Ehana are nominated in at least three categories, one being -best actress in the Central African zone amidst the 40 talents selected from across the continent based on their talents, credibility and roles in their respective films.

Their nomination is based on their talents showcased in the movies “Innocent”, directed by Thierry Léa Malle and “Si loin, si près”, and directed by Saturnin Ayenouet.

Two Cameroonian Actors Nominated Among Forty for Sotigui Awards, 2020

According to Kévin Evrard Moné the theme of this year’s award is aimed at stimulating women to think of solutions to problems faced by the continent, noting rising terrorist attacks and the COVID-19 that is threatening continental peace.

Two Cameroonian Actors Nominated Among Forty for Sotigui Awards, 2020

Activities at the award night will include projections and round table discussions on the theme. Meanwhile, homage will also be paid to Chadwick Boseman, the main actor of the movie Black Panther, who died on August 28th, 2020 in Los Angeles.

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