15 filmmakers to meet at Film Africa
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15 filmmakers to meet at Film Africa

A good movie makes us curious to learn more about the person behind the camera. What inspired them to make the film? What is the main message for the…

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7 films directed by African women to see at Film Africa
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7 films directed by African women to see at Film Africa

As one of our Friends of Film Africa, Minna Salami aka MsAfropolitan, has selected seven films directed by African women for you to check out at Film Africa 2015.…

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BLOG: Performing the ‘Other’; The African performance
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BLOG: Performing the ‘Other’; The African performance

Friend of Film Africa, Joy Gharoro-Akpojotor challenges the gaze with which we look upon Africa cinema in this thought-provoking piece. According to Dr Zuleya Zevallos, the idea of ‘otherness’…

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Just 3 Days To Go!
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Just 3 Days To Go!

Film Africa 2015 is just three days away now! Preparations are well underway – volunteers have been briefed, films have been distributed, bags are being printed, tickets are selling…

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BLOG: DIY music videos and Angolan street culture
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BLOG: DIY music videos and Angolan street culture

Music on Film is a strand that Film Africa has programmed for two consecutive years, given the wealth of musical talent that is being captured on screen. Here,…

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[CLOSED] Win tickets to the Film Africa Opening Gala!
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[CLOSED] Win tickets to the Film Africa Opening Gala!

It’s competition time! We are running two separate giveaways on Facebook and Twitter to win one pair of tickets to the Film Africa ‘Opening Gala’, the London Première of the award-winning Run followed by…

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BLOG: Black, African & ‘Proudly’ Gay; Stories of Our Lives
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BLOG: Black, African & ‘Proudly’ Gay; Stories of Our Lives

By Joy Gharoro-Akpojotor, a Friend of Film Africa At the end of Stories of Our Lives, Binyavanga Wainaina notes that the law against homosexuality justifies violence, being blackmailed, harassed…

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Watch the Film Africa 2015 Trailer!
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Watch the Film Africa 2015 Trailer!

Check out the festival trailer for Film Africa 2015! Thanks to Marina Pérez Trigueros for doing such a great job. What do you think? Let us know @FilmAfrica

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BLOG: Film Africa Team’s Top Festival Picks
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BLOG: Film Africa Team’s Top Festival Picks

We are so excited about the diversity of our film selection this year that it was for us hard to narrow down any favourites – we literally love…

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Film Africa 2015 vacancy: Print Traffic Coordinator
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Film Africa 2015 vacancy: Print Traffic Coordinator

Job Title Film Africa 2015 Print Traffic Coordinator Festival dates Friday 30 October to Sunday 8 November Contract 9 week freelance contract from Tuesday 15 September to Friday…

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