The time is now for African Cinema!
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The time is now for African Cinema!

African cinema is enjoying an exciting period of growth and recognition. The BFI recently launched Black Star, its season of iconic black screen talent, and just opened its annual…

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WATCH THE 2016 FESTIVAL TRAILER
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TRAILBLAZING AFRICAN WOMEN – ASNI: COURAGE, PASSION & GLAMOUR IN ETHIOPIA
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TRAILBLAZING AFRICAN WOMEN – ASNI: COURAGE, PASSION & GLAMOUR IN ETHIOPIA

Bernie Grant Arts Centre Friday 23 September, 19:00 Dir. Rachel Samuel. Ethiopia. 2013. 80min. Colour. Amharic with English subtitles. A documentary about the extraordinary artist, Asnaketch Worku, who is as much…

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TRAILBLAZING AFRICAN WOMEN: THE ART OF AMA ATA AIDOO
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TRAILBLAZING AFRICAN WOMEN: THE ART OF AMA ATA AIDOO

Bernie Grant Arts Centre Friday 9 September, 19:00 Dir. Yaba Badoe Ghana/USA/UK. 2014. 78min. Colour. English. “A young girl’s voice doesn’t break: it gets firmer.” Ama Ata Aidoo Described as a trailblazer for…

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FILM AFRICA AT A GLANCE
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FILM AFRICA AT A GLANCE

See what Film Africa is all about – 10 days of discovery, lively debate, industry insights, family fun, parties and live music. A festival beyond film. Friday 28…

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SUBMIT YOUR FILM
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SUBMIT YOUR FILM

Submissions for Film Africa 2016 are now closed and will open again in the new year. Have a look at our FilmFreeway page for more details about our…

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Inspiring the Power of the African Narrative
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Inspiring the Power of the African Narrative

Our Lead Supporter the African Union Foundation shares a reflection on the importance of sharing African narratives. Storytelling is an integral part of African culture. Oral history was a…

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VIDEO: Idris Elba at Film Africa 2015
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VIDEO: Idris Elba at Film Africa 2015

Marina Perez Trigueros filmed highlights of Idris Elba’s visit to Hackney Picturehouse to present his documentary Mandela, My Dad and Me at Film Africa 2015.  

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Film Africa Film Review: masculinity in ‘Run’
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Film Africa Film Review: masculinity in ‘Run’

Friend of Film Africa Minna Salami comments on the representation of masculinity in our Film Africa Opening Gala film Run As I’ve written about before, there is something…

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SUBMIT YOUR FILM
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SUBMIT YOUR FILM

Submissions for Film Africa 2016 are now open. The festival will run in venues across London from 28 October to 6 November. The deadline for submissions is 30…

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