Building bridges based on the belief that film becomes art only when its materials are as inexpensive as pencil & paper. Cine Pobre Film Festival is the 100% cartel-free intersection of culture and capabilities.
an accomplished Malian film director, journalist and actress and a permanent staff member of Office national de radio-télévision du Mali (ORTM). In addition to her extensive journalism background, she has taken several film directing workshops in France, Canada, Mali, and Bénin. One of Mali’s first and foremost female directors, she has written and directed many short fiction films and documentaries for television dealing with social and women’s issues, as well as biographies of remarkable African women. Her film NGOLO DIT PAPI won the Grand Prix de la Coopération Française in 1998 and the Prix Images de Femmes at Festival Vues d’Afrique in Canada in 1999. In 2008, she was awarded the Best Video Film at the Berlin Festival for FARABQUI in the series Femmes Battantes en Afrique. Fatoumata Coulibaly has played several prominent first roles in African television series and in feature films such as GUIMBA and LA GENÈSE by Cheick Oumar Sissoko and MOOLAADE by Ousmane Sembene. For this last role, she received the Prix du Cheval Battant in Valencia, Spain (2005), Best Female Actress in both Morocco and Chicago (2006)m as well as the Miroir d’Argent Audience Award in Dubai. (2007). En 2017 she was named Chevalier de l’Ordre National of Mali.
Building bridges based on the belief that film becomes art only when its materials are as inexpensive as pencil & paper
Cine Pobre is the 100% self-funded intersection of
culture and capabilities
[ Call for Entries 2023 ]