"Timbuktu" wins best film at France`s Cesar awards

"Timbuktu", about northern Mali under jihadist rule, won a Cesar for best film at France`s equivalent of the Oscars on Friday.

Paris: "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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