International Film Festival, Sahrawi Film School snatch Emilio Castelar Prize

Andalusia (Spain), October 1, 2018 (SPS) - International Film Festival in Western Sahara and Sahrawi Film School, Abdine Kayed Saleh, have won the Emilio Castellar Prize, for the support group of peoples as recognition of the long journey in defense of the Sahrawi culture and human rights through the Seventh Art.

The ceremony, held Friday in Seville, the capital city of Andalusia, was attended by personalities from the world of art, culture, economy, and politics.

The Sahrawi Film School was inaugurated in 2011, for supporting the Saharawi people's struggle and just cause, at the initiative of the Ministry of Culture, with the aim of creating a space for Sahrawi youth to develop audiovisual skills, which enabled the presentation of the first Sahrawi documentary entitled "divided homeland." (SPS)