Tunisia’s Hend Sabri and Sami Bouajila won top awards at the 2020 Critics Awards for Arab Films in Cannes, bagging the Best Actress and Best Actor awards respectively, TAP reported on Friday.
The winners have just been announced for the fourth Critics Awards for Arab Films: 141 jury members from 57 countries voted to determine the top films, the same source said.
The event is organised by the Arab Cinema Centre as part of the Virtual Marché du Film, which took place on the margins of the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival (a digital event this year).
It rewards films and film professionals from the Arab region in six different categories.
Hend Sabri was rewarded for her role in “Noura’s Dream” directed by Hinde Boujemaa.
Sami Bouajila received the award for his role in “A Son” by Mehdi Barsaoui.