The Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) is an International film showcase in Nigeria’s biggest city, Lagos. It presents a complete immersion into the world of filmmaking with participation from all over Africa and the Diaspora. Founded in 2010, the festival is positioned to be the biggest annual appointment for African filmmakers in the region, celebrating the best African films and stories.

AFRIFF programming is themed around African films, filmmakers, and African cinematic impulses making the rounds in the international film circuit in categories such as feature, shorts, student shorts, documentary, and animation.

AFRIFF 2022 ( 11th Edition)

The Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) is the ultimate gathering of original storytellers and audiences seeking new voices in Cinema and fresh filmmaking perspectives. Our annual program includes dramatic, documentaries, features and short films; showcasing new creators, emerging trends in story telling and cinematic expression from talents in Africa and the diaspora. It consistently delivers a rich programme to foster invaluable exchanges of ideas, production connections, and business relationships. It creates an exciting hub for entertainment industry professionals to make rewarding connections and has gradually gained a reputation as the most vibrant festival experience in Africa. Since 2010, hundreds of films launched at the festival have gone on to gain critical acclaim and reach new audiences worldwide.


2021 Jury

Jackie Motsepe

Chairperson of the KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission

Eric Kabera

PRESIDENT OF Kwetu film Institute
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