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SA filmmakers attending Cannes Festival hope to find support for projects

Considered the world’s most prestigious film festival, Cannes is currently underway in the south of France.

FILE: Picture: @festivaldecannes/Facebook.com.

CANNES- South African filmmakers attending the Cannes Film Festival this year are hoping to find support for their upcoming projects at the fest’s film market.

Considered the world’s most prestigious film festival, Cannes is currently underway in the south of France.

Director and producer Mary-Ann Mandishona is working on a film that’s being showcased as part of the Cannes Doc Corner called Mambo Kazi: African Warrior Queens.

“This project is literally telling our forgotten stories; of how powerful black women were and still are and how these women founded the greatest dynasties in Africa.”

Three other South African projects at the Doc Corner are seeking co-funding and distribution.

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