‘Why Me’ a student film by Davis Rono is a short film that’s based on Dave, a student who is a sitting his Kenya National Exams final, K.C.S.E. He is forced to leave his friends and start studying for the exam. After months of studying really hard he does an exam and fails terribly. He…

The Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) is East Africa’s largest film and arts festival, exhibiting the latest and best films and promoting film talents from across the African continent and beyond. For its 22nd edition the festival is delighted to announce the new heads of ZIFF, influential South African film duo Faith Isiakpere the new…

If the number of entries already received for the Powerpuff Girls (PPG) Awards are anything to go by, then many young girls are quietly playing their roles in society through innovation, creativity and technology.   The PPG Awards were launched in August with the aim to celebrate and empower young African girls between the ages…

We recently went for a film trip to Germany organized and hosted by Goethe Institut and the Federal Government of Germany. The purpose was to get insights into the film industry system of Germany, funding and finance, production, coproduction, development and collaboration. Sounds like a mouth full… We went, we saw, we came back.  …

  Generation Africa is a documentary film project aimed at stimulating a new narrative on migration through the stories made by African filmmakers, and particularly young filmmakers. The project is presented by South Africa based non-profit Steps (Social Transformation and Empowerment Projects) through AfriDocs, the first and only free global streaming platform for African documentaries.…

A Nairobi court has lifted the ban on ”Rafiki’ which challenges deep rooted cynicism about same sex relationships and love.   Issuing her ruling, Justice Wilfrida Okwany said the suspension of the ban by the Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) stands for a period of 7 days and that the viewing will be open to willing adults…

The 2018 edition of the Cape Town International Film Market and Festival will take place from October 9th – 19th 2018 at venues across the V & A Waterfront in Cape Town. As part the CTIFMF’s outreach efforts and in keeping with its theme, of CREATE, COLLABORATE, CELEBRATE, a number of key programs, all designed…