Africa Film Festival to Go Virtual From Nov 3 – 7


Film For Impact Foundation in partnership with High Definition Film Studio is set to go virtual with the maiden edition of the “Africa Film For Impact Festival (AFFIF)”, theme “Break The Cycle”.

The film festival which was originally scheduled to hold May 28-30, 2020, and was suspended due to the COVID 19 pandemic, will now hold via Virtual Access from November 3-7, 2020.

Africa Film For Impact Festival (AFFIF) is dedicated to showcasing, celebrating, and empowering films and filmmakers committed to social change themes in movie production across the continent of Africa and the world.

The hybrid Film Festival, which will screen short and feature narrative and documentary films with purpose over a 5 day period, will also host film premieres, master classes, panel discussions, workshops, an Impact Carnival, and climax with an Impact Award ceremony, which will honor extraordinary achievements in filmmaking and driving social change through films.

Themes to be explored at the festival include Building Accountable Systems & Leaders for a Corruption free Society, Women Empowerment & Gender Based Violence, Women in film, Human Trafficking, Human Right & Criminal Justice, Climate Change, Security, Peace & Conflict Resolution, The future of Film Distribution & social change contents, Reflections on the COVID 19 pandemic & Opportunities, Technology as a tool for social change

EXTENDED DEADLINE for submission of films to AFFIF 2020 is open from August 20 to Sept. 18, 2020 via “Filmfreeway” at www.filmfreeway.com. Official selections for the festival will be announced on October 1, 2020 by 8:00PM WAT.