Sometimes film can be the best way to experience a destination you haven’t been to; watching a movie based on a particular country can create a broader understanding of its culture, destinations, traditions, people and festivals alike. Several African movies give the initial urge to travel the continent. Scenes of culture, beautiful landscapes and wild…

By Lara Preston   Established as a mechanism to support worthy women filmmakers from across Africa in order to contribute to correcting the major imbalances within the industry, The Ladima Foundation, in partnership with ZIFF, DISCOP Zanzibar and Africa in Motion Film Festival (AiM), will present a variety of programs in Zanzibar from the 7th – 15th of…

The Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) and DISCOP Zanzibar are proud to announce The Africa Channel, the largest broadcaster of Africa-themed content in North America, as the official sponsor of the inaugural TV Series Festival 2018. With some of Africa and the world’s best known content producers and distributors on hand for ZIFF, taking place…

‘Disconnect’ is a star studded romantic comedy starring Brenda Wairimu and Nick Mutuma alongside Brian Ogola, Pascal Tokodi, Catherine Kamau, Patricia Kihoro, Pierra Makena, Bridget Shighadi, Arthur Sanya, Aseem Sharma, Justin Mirichii, Illya Frank and directed by Tosh Gitonga. The movie premiered this past Sunday at a sold out event and it was the closing…

10 Film grants for African Filmmakers That You Can Apply For Today Many African filmmakers, upcoming and established, have great stories to tell; stories with the potential to make amazing films and a wide audience worldwide. However, more often than not, most of these filmmakers are limited by funds, to help get their stories to…

The BRITDOC Bertha Journalism Fund seeks to help international filmmakers with funds for their feature documentaries. It is a partnership between Bertha Foundation and Doc Society. It solely provides funding for documentaries with a journalistic nature that bring unreported and important issues to attention. The grant’s goal is to fight for social justice without compromise,…