Mati Diop Becomes First Black Woman to Win Award at Cannes Film Festival


May 30, 2019 - 5:00

[caption id="attachment_77197" align="aligncenter" width="900"] (Shutterstock.com).[/caption] French-Senegalese director and actress Mati Diop became the first Black woman to win the Grand Prix Award at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival on Saturday, May 25. The filmmaker won the festival’s second top prize for her film Atlantics, The Independent

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