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The story of Africa continues in Dallas at film festival

In its third year, the African Film Festival-TAFF continues to celebrate Africa with stories largely inspired by true life experiences and interpreted with visual clarity through film. Dallas, the fastest growing metroplex in the United States is the choice host city and intends to remain so for years to come. …

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Uche Jumbo to host TAFF 2016

The African Film Festival is honored to have Nollywood’s darling Uche Jombo as host for its 2016 festival year. Uche will join Kenyan Hollywood actor, Benjamin A. Onyango in the inaugural presentation of The African Film Festival, 2016. Uche Jombo is easily the most recognizable face in Nollywood with a …

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The African Film Festival Set to bridge Cultures in Dallas

From the pirate infested creeks to the wildlife ravaged jungles and the faces of despair and terror in the war torn cities, African film makers now have an all new platform to showcase their hidden and un-celebrated talents. The African Film Festival (TAFF) is set to host its first Festival in …

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A festival of Awards for Kelechi Eke

On the streets, he could be described as a one man riot squad but in reality, he is the only person I know who writes his own movie scripts, films the scenes, produces, acts, edits and markets the movie. And for all the efforts, he gets nominated or wins awards. …


Exclusive: Spike Lee backs Nigerian Filmmaker Julius Onah

Julius Onah’s journey from film student to film director has been a remarkably quick one. Just three years ago, while studying at NYU, the 32-year-old then aspiring filmmaker and his writing partner Mayuran Tiruchelvam penned a script about a woman who is forced to go undercover after she witnesses a murder. …

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‘Rumours of War’ scoops three awards at Addis Ababa Film Festival

Soussaba Cisse’s Rumours of War (Ngunu Ngunu Kan) from Mali was named as Best Feature Film at 2nd Colours of the Nile International Film Festival which ran in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 24th – 31st 2014. Rumours of War also won Best Cinematography and Original Soundtrack. The jury was made …


Addis Ababa to host Film Festival

Colours of the Nile International Film Festival (CNIFF) will take place from 5–9 February 2014 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.  The East African festival is calling for submissions from across Africa for feature-length and short fiction films, as well as feature-length and short documentaries. The entry deadline is 15 November 2013. “The inaugural edition of …


PAFF recognizes “Mugabe: Villain or Hero?”

“Mugabe: Villain or Hero?” Earns a Special Recognition Award at the Pan African Film Festival. British director Roy Agyemang was awarded a Special Jury Recognition for his prolific documentary on Africa’s longest serving leader. “Mugabe: Villain or Hero?”, a documentary which was filmed over a three year period  explores the true …