5 topical panel discussions you need to hear at Film Africa
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5 topical panel discussions you need to hear at Film Africa

As well as post-screening Q&As with up to 15 directors visiting Film Africa this year, we will also hold four unique panel discussions that delve deeper into the…

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BLOG: We had a great opening night!
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BLOG: We had a great opening night!

Film Africa got off to a great start last night at our Opening Gala!  We had a full house at Picturehouse Central cinema packed with festival goers, Friends of…

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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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