Pan-African Film Festival

The Pan-African Film Festival, Cannes

In addition to the Cannes Film festival, Cannes has also being hosting the annual Pan-African Film Festival since 2008. African cinema is largely overlooked by festivals, which makes the Cannes event an important showcase for movies from Africa and the broad African diaspora.

Pan-African, global

Festival International de Film Panafricain posterThe festival typically hosts a selection of movies from Africa itself while also showcasing movies from African movie-makers that are active around the world. So the festival  features cinema from countries as varied as South Africa, Mali, Morocco, as well as the UK , France and US.

Each year, the festival shows rare movies, runs workshops and also hosts music and fashion shows centred around pan-African issues.

“The FIFP is a moment, a unique experience, where Pan-African cinema and African cultures along with the diaspora throughout the world, is made available to everybody,” according to its founder Eitel Basile NGANGUE EBELLE. “It has an amazing energy.”

The festival is typically held in the last week of April and first of May. For news about the Pan-African Film Festival, check here.

 

Submit your film to the 2018 Pan-African Film Festival

The 15th edition of the festival will be held between April 18-22 2018 in Cannes. Submissions are open until February 28 or March 7 2018 (depending on how you submit). Films can be submitted online for €57. Visit the FIFP submission page

Alternatively, contact the organisers:

NORD-SUD DEVELOPPEMENT

Eitel Basile NGANGUE EBELLE – PRESIDENT

Adress: 32 rue Louis Pérrissol
06400 CANNES
FRANCE

Telephone : 04 93 99 75 87

Mobile: 06 10 04 69 44

 

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