Archive for March, 2005

FESPACO 2005: Fifty Years of African film

Tuesday, March 1st, 2005

The 2005 edition of Africa’s most important film festival, the FESPACO in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, is under way (Feb. 26 – March 5). Twenty films compete for the grand prize: The Stallion of Yennenga. FESPACO 2005 is celebrating 50 years of African Cinema. The first truly African film – a film made by Africans about […]

Global Flyer over Morocco

Tuesday, March 1st, 2005

Right now, Fossett is flying over Morocco, at an altitude of 45,478ft (speed: 369 knots) in his bid to fly aroound the globe solo and non-stop. Flight Tracker

Steve not in Kansas Any More

Tuesday, March 1st, 2005

Steve Fossett took off in his Global Flyer for his attempt to fly around the globe, solo and non-stop. Track his progress at the Global Flyer Flight Tracker.