Magazine article Screen International

Senegalese Oscar-Shortlisted 'Félicité' Earns PSIFF FIPRESCI Prize

Magazine article Screen International

Senegalese Oscar-Shortlisted 'Félicité' Earns PSIFF FIPRESCI Prize

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Daniela Vega wins FIPRESCI best actress award for A Fantastic Woman.

Alain Gomis’ Félicité, Senegal’s first Oscar foreign-language submission and recent shortlist addition, has won the 29th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) FIPRESCI Prize for Best Foreign Language Film of the Year.

The FIPRESCI Prize for the best actor in a foreign language film went to Nakhane Touré from The Wound (South Africa), and Daniela Vega from A Fantastic Woman (Chile) earned the best actress prize.

In other major honours handed out at the California festival over the weekend, the New Voices New Visions Award went to The Charmer (Denmark) directed by Milad Alami, with an honourable mention for exceptional direction going to Léa Mysius for Ava (France). …

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