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Oct 29th - November 4th, 2017.


A warm welcome to the 6h Africa International Film Festival. Our programme selection in this edition not only continues to celebrate African cinema’s achievements in compelling story telling but also its visibility and remarkable achievement in reaching out and engaging the rest of the world. The theme for AFRIFF 2016 is Embracing the world.

The quality of movies coming out of Africa today has been widely celebrated as evident on TIFF 2016 Lagos spotlight and the Beyond Nollywood feature at the BFI London Film festival. It therefore gives us great pleasure to present this year’s programme featuring 150 films from over 40 countries across Africa and the rest of the world.  

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Accelearte Filmmaker project

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Don Omope charges young filmmakers at mentorship session

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One of the producers of the highly anticipated movie, The Wedding Party, Don Omope, on Wednesday at the AFRIFF Alumni Engagement held at Genesis Deluxe Cinemas doled out a session…

AFC makes case for African cinema at AFRIFF

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For nearly four hours, the African Film Consortium (AFC) held sway at The Palms, with filmmakers from different African countries and the Diaspora, who converged to rub minds on the…

AFRIFF 2016 Opens with a Bang!!!

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The 6th Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) opened Sunday night at the newly commissioned world standard Filmhouse IMAX theatres in Lekki Lagos. Filmmakers, guests, media persons and dignitaries from all…