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Burkina Faso's film festival Fespaco in full swing

1 March 2013 Last updated at 17:59 GMT

This week the biennial pan-African film festival, Fespaco, has turned Burkina Faso's Ouagadougou into the capital of African cinema.

More than 100 films are being screened and 19 of them are competing for the prestigious Yennenga award, presented on the weekend.

From Ouagadougou, BBC Africa's Laeila Adjovi reports.

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