The Gravedigger’s Wife, Tug of War and Feathers win at Fespaco and El Gouna Film Festival


The Gravedigger’s Wife by Khadar Ahmed, winner of the Post-production Prize of the Atlas Workshops in 2019, is awarded the Etalon d’or at Fespaco.

 

Tug of War by Amil Shivji, presented twice at the Atlas Workshops (development in 2018 and post-production in 2019), wins the Oumarou Ganda Prize of the Perspective section at Fespaco as well.

 

As for Feathers by Omar El Zohairy, winner of the Post-production Prize of the Atlas Workshops in 2020, it got the Best Arab Film award at El Gouna Film Festival.

Queens by Yasmine Benkiran, presented in development at the first edition of the Atlas Workshops, and in the 2021 Films in production or post-production section, is selected at the Venice International Film Critics' Week.

The Damned Don't Cry by Fyzal Boulifa, presented in development at the first edition of the Atlas Workshops in 2018, is selected in competition at the Venice Days.

Fragments from Heaven by Adnane Baraka, presented at the Atlas Workshops 2020 Films in production or post-production section, is selected at the Locarno Film Festival.

Under The Fig Trees by Erige Sehiri, winner of the Post-production Prize of the Atlas Workshops in 2021, was selected at the Directors' Fortnight of the Cannes Film Festival.