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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Beyond Nollywood
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Beyond Nollywood

Film Africa 2020 is delighted to present this special BEYOND NOLLYWOOD strand. BEYOND NOLLYWOOD is a term coined by the Curator and Author Nadia Denton to describe new…

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Michael Omonua at LFF 2019
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Michael Omonua at LFF 2019

I am a film writer and director based in Lagos, Nigeria. My debut feature film The Man Who Cuts Tattoos was selected to world premiere at the BFI’s…

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Nyasha Kadandara at Sheffield Doc/Fest 2019
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Nyasha Kadandara at Sheffield Doc/Fest 2019

I am a visual storyteller raised in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, and via a number of cities ended up in Nairobi, Kenya. I developed ‘Le Lac’ as an immersive journey…

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Film Africa 2020|Call for Submissions Film Africa, London’s biennial festival celebrating the best African cinema brought to you by the Royal African Society, returns this autumn for its…

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Baobab Award for Best Short Film
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Baobab Award for Best Short Film

Still from 2017 winner, Waly’s Problem Established in 2011, the Film Africa Baobab Award for Best Short Film exists to recognise and support filmmaking in Africa and to…

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Audience Award for Best Feature Film
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Audience Award for Best Feature Film

One of Film Africa’s principle aims is to support the work of African and African diaspora filmmakers and provide a platform for titles that would otherwise be unknown…

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Film Africa 2018: Save the Date!
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Film Africa 2018: Save the Date!

Dates for Film Africa, The Royal African Society’s annual London festival celebrating the best African and African diaspora cinema, have been announced! From Friday 2 – Sunday 11 November 2018 at six venues across London, we’ll…

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Africa Writes 2018: Save the Date!
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Africa Writes 2018: Save the Date!

Friday 29 June – Sunday 1 July Brought to you by The Royal African Society Our sister festival, Africa Writes, returns for an exciting summer weekend at the…

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