African International Film Festival
The 5th Africa International Film Festival is coming to a location near you this November. The festival, otherwise known as AFRIFF was born out of a desire to celebrate African cinema and to demonstrate the growth and variety of the cinematic storytelling industry.
This year, the 2015 Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF), holding between November 8 and 15 will take place simultaneously at the City Mall Cinemas, Onikan; Silverbird Galleria, Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos and Genesis Deluxe Cinemas, Oniru, Lagos.
According to the organizers, 180 feature, short, student, animation, panorama and documentary films will be screened during the week-long festival.
The Africa International Film Festival awards monetary prizes in the following categories:
Best Feature Film – $6,000
Best Authentic Nigerian Feature – $2,000
Best Actor – $2,000
Best Actress – $2,000
Best Director – $2,000
Best Screenplay – $2,000
Best Documentary – $5,000
Best Short – $3,000
Best Student Short – $2,000
Best Animation – $2,000
Jury special prize for Outstanding Film -$2,000
Audience Choice – $1,000
AFRIFF also provides FREE Training and Talent development opportunities for young people and aspiring filmmakers.
Register to attend the film festival online.
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