Film Festival

Apr 13, 2021  |  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 ...


Apr 12, 2021  |  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 ...


Apr 06, 2021  |  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 ...


Mar 31, 2021  |  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 ...

"The Water Man" To Open 29th Edition Of Pan African Film Festival

The Pan African Film Festival (PAFF) organisers have announced that David Oyelowo's directorial debut movie "The Water Man" will open the 29th edition of PAFF, which will start and run entirely virtually from 28th February to 14th March 2021.   ...

Berlin International Film Festival (BIFF) To Screen Two Egyptian Films

This year's Berlin International Film Festival (the 71st edition) has been announced as two separate but inter-related events. The first is the Industry Event on 1 - 5 March 2021, and then the Summer Special Event on 9 - 20 ...

Egyptian Film "Trapped" To Premiere At The American South By Southwest Festival

"Trapped", the film from Egypt has been selected to premiere within the global segment of the South by Southwest Festival which will take place on the 16th - 20th March 2021, marking the first time that content from Egypt will ...

Film Festival: Cannes Dates Change - Now Tentatively For 5th - 25th July 2021!

The historic Cannes Film Festival organisers have said it is now confirming the 5th - 25th July as the new dates for the show to take place. According to event organisers, the new dates were decided upon at its board ...

Film Festival: Sundance 2021 Is A Festival With A Difference

This year's Sundance Film Festival will be a bit different; the much-esteemed festival will take place mostly online due to the global pandemic of Covid-19. Kicking off on Thursday, 28 January, the festival will not be the usual, that many ...

Film: Egyptian ‘Captains of Zaatari’ To Premiere At Sundance 2021

Egyptian director Ali El Arabi’s documentary Captains of Zaatari will be premiering at this year’s Sundance festival. Sundance Institute has announced the world premiere of the film on Sunday, January 31 at 6:00 pm Mountain Time on the festival’s digital ...

Cairo International Film Festival Underway With Screening Of 'The Father'

Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF), its 42nd version, is now underway with in-person participation that is governed with strict of Covid-secure measures put in place by the Egyptian Ministry of Health and the World Health Organisation.   CIFF has opened ...