Nigerian film exploring postpartum depression wins Film Africa 2020 Audience Award
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Nigerian film exploring postpartum depression wins Film Africa 2020 Audience Award

Film Africa, London’s biggest celebration of African and African diaspora cinema presented by the Royal African Society, returned for its 9th edition from Friday 30 October to Sunday…

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Film Africa Baobab Award Partnership with Leeds International Film Festival
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Film Africa Baobab Award Partnership with Leeds International Film Festival

We are delighted to be partnering for the first time with Leeds International Film Festival (LIFF) to host two shorts programmes of the 10 titles vying for this…

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Film Africa 2020 Cinema Programme Updates
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Film Africa 2020 Cinema Programme Updates

We hope that you are enjoying Film Africa 2020, whether in the cinema or at home with friends or family. With the national lockdown starting this Thursday, we…

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Catch up on Film Africa 2020
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Catch up on Film Africa 2020

We launched the 9th edition of Film Africa, London’s biggest celebration of African cinema on Friday 30 October with opening film The Ghost and the House of Truth.…

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Dine & View returns with Finding Sally in partnership with Eat Ethio
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Dine & View returns with Finding Sally in partnership with Eat Ethio

Our much-loved foodie strand, Dine & View, returns with a twist. We encourage you to make and share your own dishes from Ethiopia – the country of origin…

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Film Africa and Deaffest partner to bring British Sign Language, Hip Hop and Visual Vernacular Art Form into the Mainstream
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Film Africa and Deaffest partner to bring British Sign Language, Hip Hop and Visual Vernacular Art Form into the Mainstream

Film Africa 2020 is delighted to announce a partnership with the UK’s leading Deaf-led Film and Arts Festival, partnering for the first time to present HERE / NOT…

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African Arguments share 6 must see documentaries
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African Arguments share 6 must see documentaries

African Arguments highlight 6 unmissable documentaries; from deeply personal interrogations on family and identity, to the ever-present struggle for dignity and basic rights, documentary films can present vivid…

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The Guardian ranks the best African films
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The Guardian ranks the best African films

  In honour of WE ARE TANO, a specially curated season of 10 contemporary African features from the past 10 years from UK’s five biggest festivals of African…

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How to Access the Festival
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How to Access the Festival

Film Africa 2020 Cinema Programme Update We hope that you are enjoying Film Africa 2020, whether in the cinema or at home with friends or family. With the…

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A Word From Our Curators
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A Word From Our Curators

We are pleased to introduce the Film Africa 2020 programme – an eclectic collection of films, to be screened in cinemas and online. COVID-19 has disrupted the entire…

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