AFFIF Overview

Africa Film for Impact Festival (AFFIF) is dedicated to showcasing and empowering films and filmmakers committed to Social Change themes in movie production across Africa, and the world.

The theme for the 2023 edition of the festival is “NEW NARRATIVES. The festival, which hosted a virtual access edition in 2020 due to the Covid19 pandemic, will hold for the first time a physical edition in 2023, at the Silverbird Cinemas, 1161 Memorial Drive, by Musa Yar Adua Centre, Central Business District Abuja, while also providing global audience access to the festival virtually.

Through well-structured sessions, The 5-Day hybrid film festival will engage Short and Feature Narrative and Documentary Films screenings, Master Classes, Panel Discussions, Workshops, and Impact Awards, to address Social Themes across; Democracy, Accountability & Anti-Corruption, Human Rights, Human Trafficking, Gender Equity, Sexual & Gender Based Violence, Climate Change, Drug Abuse & Drug Trafficking, Health, Peace-Security and Counter Terrorism, Digital Rights, Technology as a tool for social change, among others.  

Submission of Films to the 2023 Africa Film For Impact Festival Opens October 1, 2022 via “Filmfreeway” at www.filmfreeway.com/affif. DEADLINE for submission of films is March 31, 2023 11:59 PM WAT. Official selections for the festival will be announced on May 1, 2023.

Partnership Opportunities avail for Organizations and individuals to partner with Africa Film For Impact Festival (AFF(F) in any capacity. Follow Africa Film For Impact Festival on Instagram, Facebook, and twitter @affif.ng and @filmforimpactng Subscribe to the festival Youtube channel @ FFIF TV to also get notification on upcoming events.

AFRICA FILM FOR IMPACT FESTIVAL …films for social change!!!

Ahead of AFFIF 2023

AFFIF IN BRIEF

Africa Film for Impact Festival (AFFIF is dedicated to showcasing and empowering films and filmmakers committed to Social Change themes in movie production across Africa, and the world. .

The theme for the 2023 edition of the festival is “NEW NARRATIVES”. The festival, which hosted a virtual access edition in 2020 due to the Covid19 pandemic, will hold for the first time a physical edition in 2023, at the Silverbird Cinemas, 1161 Memorial Drive, by Musa Yar Adua Centre, Central Business District Abuja, while also providing global audience access to the festival virtually. Through well-structured sessions, The 5-Day hybrid film festival will engage Short and Feature Narrative and Documentary Films screenings, Master Classes, Panel Discussions, Workshops, and Impact Awards, to address Social issues in the continent.

ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS

— To attend the festival register <HERE>

PARTNERS

We invite you to partner on our film festival, in whatever ways and magnitude you are willing to partner.

Some of our partners in previous and current edition of the festival include: