‘Ali’ a knockout at Fespaco

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OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso — Moroccan director Nabil Ayouch’s heart-rending film about abandoned children, “Ali Zaoua,” bagged the first prize at the Pan-African Festival of Film and Television (Fespaco), on Sunday. The winning film, chosen from 20 features, was awarded five million CFA francs ($6,900) and aid from the French foreign ministry to print more reels.

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