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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VIDEO: Film Africa 2015 Opening Gala highlights
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VIDEO: Film Africa 2015 Opening Gala highlights

Highlights from the Film Africa 2015 Opening Gala screening of Philippe Lacote’s Run at Picturehouse Central by Lucia Mbomio, a Friend of Film Africa.  

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VIDEO: Film Africa 2015 Family Day highlights
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VIDEO: Film Africa 2015 Family Day highlights

Highlights from our fun-filled Film Africa 2015 Family Day at Rich Mix, in partnership with Open the Gate, filmed by Friend of Film Africa Lucia Mbomio

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IDRIS ELBA ON FILM AFRICA
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IDRIS ELBA ON FILM AFRICA

5 ‘Styled By Africa’ Iconic Style Favourites in Contemporary African Film
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5 ‘Styled By Africa’ Iconic Style Favourites in Contemporary African Film

Alae Ismail, Co-Founder of Styled By Africa, Friends of Film Africa, shares their top style favourites from contemporary African cinema Over the years we’ve had the privilege of meeting some…

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WHAT DOES FILM AFRICA MEAN TO YOU?
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WHAT DOES FILM AFRICA MEAN TO YOU?

Lucia Mbomio, one of our Friends of Film Africa, asked our guests what the Film Africa festival means to them.  

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Surprise announcement! Idris Elba is coming to Film Africa!
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Surprise announcement! Idris Elba is coming to Film Africa!

We’ve just had word from his people that Idris Elba, star will be coming to Hackney Picturehouse tonight to introduce the 18:30 screening of his documentary Mandela, My…

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Migration stories –  a comparison of Hope and Stranded in Canton
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Migration stories – a comparison of Hope and Stranded in Canton

Awra Tewolde-Berhan explores and compares two different migration narratives told from the Film Africa programme. Migrating often co-exists with the complexities of identity, which essentially functions on how…

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BLOG: Family Day fun and great Q&As
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BLOG: Family Day fun and great Q&As

Our second day was a big one. As well as our Film Africa Family Day at Rich Mix we screened up to nine films #, four of which…

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