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Osama triumphs at Cape Town

Afghan feature Osama, by director Siddiq Barmakhas won the best feature film award and the best director prize at theCape Town World Cinema Festival.The film beat off 19 features in competition, includingan impressive showing of eleven South African features, most by first-timedirectors.The story of a girl who has to dress like a boy to escapepersecution under Taliban rule, Osama was commended by jurors ...

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