Film Festival

Jun 09, 2021  |  Young African Filmmakers To Feature In International Film Festival

The 2021 South African International Documentary Film Festival 'The Encounters'  will occur virtually from Thursday, June 10 to Sunday, June 20. The film festival will see the world premiere of 18 young black student filmmakers given the opportunity to witness ...


Jun 08, 2021  |  South African Durban FilmMart 2021 Opens For Registration

The film and television industry can now register for the 12th edition of the Durban FilmMart. The pan-African film industry event is set to take place between July 16 and July 25, 2021. The theme for this year is 'Disrupt! ...


Jun 03, 2021  |  Cairo International Film Festival Opens For Submissions

Registration for participants wishing to submit films in the 43rd edition of the Cairo International Film Festival is now open. The festival will take submissions worldwide until 31 August 2021 on the festival’s official website for feature-length and short films. ...


May 26, 2021  |  South African Film - 'Hotele Lerallaneng' - To Launch In Rotterdam

Hotele Lerallaneng, which happens to be the only South African film to feature at the 50th International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR), follows local actors and, through the lens, invites audiences into their struggles during the stringent COVID19 lockdown. The film ...


NollywoodWeek Film Festival Kicks Off In Paris

NollywoodWeek, a festival that first opened its doors in Paris in 2013, is launching its first online edition for its 8th edition today, 6 May 2021 through to 9 May 2021. For this year’s edition, the festival announced that it ...

Festival For Francophone Cinema Announces Tunisia 2021 Country Of Focus

The Alexandria Festival for Francophone Cinema, in partnership with the Arts Foundation for Culture and Media, has announced the country of focus and the festival dates for the 2021 edition. Headed by seasoned artist Samir Sabry, the 2021 edition of ...

International: 74th Edition Of Cannes Film Festival Announces Opening Film

The Cannes International Film Festival has announced that it will open its 74th edition of the festival with Leos Carax's romantic film 'Annette' starring Adam Driver and Marion Cotillard on 7 July 2021.   The musical film stars Adam Driver ...

Dates for The 43rd Edition Of The Cairo International Film Festival Announced

The Cairo International Film Festival, which is recognised worldwide as competitive “category A” by the International Federation of Film Producers and the oldest annually running film festival in Africa and the Middle East, has announced its 2021 dates. The festival ...

Nigeria: ZUMA Film Festival Call For Entries

The 12th edition of the ZUMA Film Festival (ZUFF) has opened its global call for entries which are running between 2 April to 30 October 2021.  As announced by the Nigerian Film Corporation, ZUFF will be held from 1 December ...

Durban International Film Festival Extends Film Submission Deadline

The Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) has extended the film submission deadline to 15 April 2021. BMA can report. Chipo Zhou, the Head of Programming at the longest-running South African film festival, DIFF, with the support of 10 film industry ...

8th Edition Of The Uganda Film Festival Underway!

Multichoice Uganda, in association with Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) and other partners, has launched the 8th edition of the Uganda Film Festival (UFF). According to reports, this year's edition of the five-day film festival opened at Acacia Mall in Kisementi ...

Kenya Film Commission Hosts Launch For Kalasha's Fourth Edition Announcement

According to media reports, the fourth edition of the Kalasha International Film and TV Market and the second Cycle of Film Empowerment Programme's front-runners have been announced at a Kenya Film Commission's launch ceremony. The objective is to showcase Kenya ...

Egypt: 23rd National Film Festival Screenings Takes Off!

The 23rd Egyptian National Film Festival, organised by the Cultural Development Fund sector, takes off following two cancellation due to COVID-19, regulations and restrictions that came with the pandemic. However, the festival has opted to change the format to comply ...

Cannes Film Market Explores Possibility Of Spring Screening Event, Virtually!

The Cannes Film Festival organises that it is exploring the real possibilities that the Cannes Film Market will happen only virtually in the spring, possibly in May or June. According to the reporting by 'Variety', this will ensure that the ...