'Timbuktu' wins best film at France's Cesar awards

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Mauritanian director Abderrahmane Sissako
Paris - AFP

"Timbuktu", about northern Mali under jihadist rule, won a Cesar for best film at France's equivalent of the Oscars on Friday.
Directed by Mauritania's Abderrahmane Sissako, the film is also in line for an Oscar, having been nominated in the best foreign film category for Sunday's Academy Awards.

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