Film Africa, the annual London film festival celebrating the best African cinema from across the continent and diaspora, is here! Brought to you by The Royal African Society, the festival returns to screens across London from 2 to 11 November. 39 films, 15 African countries, 8 premieres, and special guests.
Join us for 10 days of discovery, debate, live music, family fun, festival awards, parties, and more!
Explore this year’s opening and closing galas: The Burial of Kojo and Kasala and the films from new strands: AFROBUBBLEGUM: Kenya’s Movie Mavericks, Young Rebels, (UP)Rooted and Naija New Wave.
Don’t miss much loved Dine & View, Film Africa LIVE! and Film Africa Young Audience screenings and live events.
OPENING NIGHT GALA
THE BURIAL OF KOJO UK PREMIERE
DIRECTOR Q&A WITH SAM ‘BLITZ’ BAZAWULE + AFTER PARTY
FRI 2 NOV | 18:15 | BFI SOUTHBANK
On the decks: Palm Wine Club
With elements of magical realism and the varied tones from his hip hop career,
Sam Bazawule aka Blitz the Ambassador’s incredible debut is vivid family drama full of tenderness, love and betrayal. Come and celebrate African cinema with Alt Africa. Tickets are on sell now. http://www.filmafrica.org.uk/