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2 days ago
With talent development at its core, Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) has committed to training 1,000 youths across Africa on filmmaking and content creation.
12 Jan 2020
The contemporary art world is always looking for the next big thing—and, if you ask some experts, the Nigerian art scene is it.
30 Nov 2019
Young Nigerian, Edem Dotse, recently beat all other contestants to snatch the Best Student Short Film Category first position at the just concluded 2019 Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF), which held in Lagos.
23 Nov 2019
You are likely to keep people guessing if you are at a gathering of filmmakers and you ask to see Adekunle Adejuyigbe.
11 Nov 2019
On November 13th, award-winning journalist Eromo Egbejule's directorial debut Jesse: The Funeral That Never Ended premieres at the Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) in Lagos. The documentary film is the previously untold and emotionally gripping story of another community in the oil-rich Niger Delta whose gift became a curse.
2 Nov 2019
I’m a people’s person who cares a lot about people. My major reason for setting up the film festival was to improve the industry and long story short, I founded AFRIFF in 2010 after speaking with several filmmakers.
27 Oct 2019
In African Cinema, and considering the various dynamics through which cinematic practices are channelled via the unusual, thriving and yet, competing platforms, I have come to the conclusion...
19 Oct 2019
As practioners gear up for the night edition of the Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF), organisers have announced that this year’s festival will celebrate the input of women in the industry, with the theme of the festival as Sheroes.
26 Jan 2019
The Lagos State Government has released the 2019 calendar of arts, culture and entertainment events, an annual listing meant to guide local and foreign tourists...
24 Nov 2018
Curtains drew on the eight edition of the Africa International Film Festival, AFRIFF at a very colourful ceremony attended by A-list movie personalities from Nigeria and the rest of Africa. The well-attended event held at Twin Towers, Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria attracting a rainbow outlook of young and established filmmakers who had gathered from different African…
23 Nov 2018
The 2018 edition of the Africa International Film Festival had as a major partner, Africa's largest smartphone manufacturer TECNO Mobile. The exciting and innovative annual film festival which seeks to bring the diversity of African films into one experience by screening vast film categories including feature films, documentaries, short films and so on; bring various…
19 Aug 2018
After successfully collaborating with the British Council in producing the largest outdoor festival in West Africa (Lagos Theatre Festival) in the last five years, the team, led by Mr. Kenneth Uphopho, is set to hold Lagos Fringe Festival. The festival will present groundbreaking performances in film, theatre and music and showcase these events simultaneously with the…


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The Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19 has issued a revised international travel protocol into Nigeria, stating that all travelers arriving Nigeria, either vaccinated or unvaccinated...
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Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe has approved a minor cabinet reshuffle and announced the creation of a new Ministry of Wealth Creation, Empowerment and Employment Generation.
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A skeleton discovered in the ancient Roman city of Herculaneum, destroyed along with nearby Pompeii by Mount Vesuvius' eruption nearly 2,000 years ago, could offer fresh insights into the disaster
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The present reality of politics in Nigeria indubitably portrays a system that is under siege by the actions, inactions and reactions of the ageing political drivers of this country in policymaking and implementation. The current crop of leaders during the economy of this country is a paradigmatic shift from what was obtainable in the post-colonial…
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Thomas Tuchel has warned Chelsea not to expect an easy ride during a run of fixtures that could boost their Premier League title challenge.