Tag: afriff

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Bernard DayoDecember 6, 2018

If you missed AFRIFF, here are movie reviews written by eight Nigerian critics

This year’s African International Film Festival (AFRIFF) ended last month, with conversations on issues affecting cinema on the African continent, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 19, 2018

Entertainment Roundup: Diddy breaks silence on Kim Porter’s death | Other top stories

Here’s everything you missed in entertainment over the weekend and others that unravelled while you slept – and are still ...

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Bernard DayoNovember 15, 2018

AFRIFF 2018: Here are the 30 Nollywood movies that made it to the final screening selection

The ongoing African International Film Festival (AFRIFF) kicked off officially on Sunday at the Genesis Deluxe Cinemas, Lekki, and it’s ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 30, 2017

More young talented people would be engaged in AFRIFF – Afie Braimoh

As the conversations around the success of the 2017 edition of AFRIFF continues – a success story described as “a ...

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SponsorNovember 6, 2017

Omotola Jalade, Kate Henshaw, Ramsey Nouah, other stars turn up for #AFRIFF2017 Globe Awards

The 2017 edition Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) came to a spectacular close with the presentation of the Globe Awards, ...

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SponsorNovember 6, 2017

Alain Gomis’ moving “Félicité” brings #AFRIFF2017 to a close

Felicite, the puzzling, heartfelt music heavy drama directed by Senegalese filmmaker Alan Gomis closed the 2017 edition of the Africa ...

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SponsorNovember 3, 2017

Girl power, funding opportunities and a screening of Potato Potahto

At the women and entrepreneurship panel which took place at Terra Kulture, Victoria Island, Lagos, Thursday morning, at the ongoing ...

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SponsorNovember 3, 2017

Creative hustle, a new kind of African cinema

Day four commenced bright and early with a screening of animation shorts for a selection of secondary school students at ...

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SponsorNovember 2, 2017

#AFRIFF2017 is connecting Africa through film

The excitement continued Tuesday, as the Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) entered its third day, opening with a lighting design ...

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SponsorOctober 31, 2017

AFRIFF 2017: Excitement, passion and the world premiere of Kenneth Gyang’s The Lost Café

The first full day of the 2017 Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) was loaded with activities from start to finish. ...

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EditorOctober 31, 2017

AFRIFF 2017: I am not a Witch is both comic and tragic

by Wilfred Okiche   In many parts of Africa, Nigeria inclusive, children still live tragic, unimaginable lives. Identified as child ...

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SponsorOctober 30, 2017

Lai Mohammed, Biola Alabi, Kunle Afolayan, others attend AFRIFF 2017

The Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF), the biggest film gathering this side of the Atlantic, kick-started its 7th Season in ...

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SponsorOctober 30, 2017

Still Water Runs Deep for African premiere at AFRIFF

After an exciting opening at the last Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), New York-based filmmakers, Melissa Adeyemo and Abbesi Akhamie, ...

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SponsorOctober 12, 2017

The 2017 Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) schedule has been released

The Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) has released its final selection for its 2017 programme. This year’s edition holds from ...

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RoqeebahOctober 7, 2017

AFRIFF 2017 announces festival activities

Organisers of Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) have announced the return of the festival for 2017. The festival is scheduled ...

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Oluwatosin AdeshokanAugust 16, 2017

The Film Blog: AFRIFF and Ford Foundation are helping to increase female participation in Nollywood

On the 9th of August, 20 young filmmakers gathered on the 9th floor of the CBC Towers in Lekki. They ...

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ToluApril 11, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: Drake leads with 22 nominations for the 2017 Billboard Music Awards, Mariah Carey breaks up with backup dancer boyfriend | More stories

Here are the top stories from yesterday and others that unraveled while you slept – and are still buzzing on ...

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SponsorApril 4, 2017

My journey to Silicon Valley through AFRIFF

Early 2014, I got an invitation to attend a special meeting with representatives from Relativity Media U.S.A. At the meeting, ...

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EditorMarch 27, 2017

The Film Blog: Maybe AMAA can finally get its act together with this move to Lagos

From inception, the Africa Movie Academy Awards have been plagued with issues. Not the kind that we complain about with ...

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EditorFebruary 23, 2017

The Film Blog: Bariga Sugar is a gem (WATCH)

A period piece. A story about sex work. Two things that we’ve seen bastardized in Nigerian film for so long. Not ...

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ToluJanuary 9, 2017

The economic recession in the country had its effects on technical operations at AFRIFF

The African International Film Festival (AFRIFF) like every other event held in Nigeria was plagued with myriads of technical issues, ...

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ToluJanuary 7, 2017

We have only one Nollywwod, AFRIFF does not discriminate – Nobert Ajaegbu

by Tolu Omoyeni The African International Film Festival (AFRIFF) held in November 2016 but preparation and submission processes are year-long. ...

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ToluDecember 31, 2016

‘The biggest problem with 2016 AFRIFF was funding’ | Founder, Chioma Ude speaks on the success of the Festival

The 2016 Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) held about a month ago but it hasn’t stopped generating buzz. The YNaija ...

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Media BloggerDecember 13, 2016

The Film Blog: Should we be worried for AFRIFF?

“It is not a joke, I am serious, I am quitting next year” goes the title of this Accelerate TV ...

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Mazi EmekaDecember 9, 2016

Air France, Access Bank, Ford Foundation, other partners rock AFRIFF Globe Show

AFTER a week of screening over 150 movies and documentaries, including workshops and industry sessions, the sixth African International Film ...

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Mazi EmekaDecember 9, 2016

AFRIFF/Canon T​raining ​excites ​f​ilm ​student​s​…As Air France is set to fly beneficiaries

The 6th Africa International Film Festival happened to be one of the best events that have brought African filmmakers together, ...

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Isime EseneNovember 20, 2016

Adenike Adebayo: My experience embracing the world with #AFRIFF2016

by Adenike Adebayo Anytime the African International Film Festival (AFRIFF) comes around, I get excited. Mostly because of the workshops, ...

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ToluNovember 20, 2016

’76 wins AFRIFF top awards

With four laurels, including Best Feature Film, Best Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Lead Role, the much ...

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Media BloggerNovember 20, 2016

The Film Blog: And the (AFRIFF) winners are…

And after a week of feverish activity, the 2016 edition of the Africa International Film Festival has come to a ...

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Mazi EmekaNovember 19, 2016

AFRIFF hosts school kids to the IMAX experience, shows movie that got them thinking

Going by the creative imagination of its organisers, there appears to be an offering for everyone at the on-going Africa ...

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