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Nelson Mandela's Grandson Kweku on Inaugural Africa Rising Film Festival: "Africa's Moment Has Come"

Alongside well-established events in Durban and Cape Town, the action is heading to the country’s biggest city, Johannesburg, for the four-day Africa Rising International Film Festival, which opens Monday evening. And this time the focus is squarely on public participation and accessibility, with an aim to embrace new technology and challenge old norms. (Hollywood Reporter)

The Joburg Film Festival concludes its second edition

With over 40 curated releases showcasing the best in African and international cinema from over 16 countries, the second edition of the Joburg Film Festival recently wrapped after a successful 9-day run in Rosebank, Johannesburg. (ScreenAfrica)

'Azali' movie bags 3 awards at 2018 Africa International Film Festival

AZALI movie won the Best Feature Film at the 2018 Africa International Film Festival – AFRIFF held in Lagos, Nigeria on November 18. (GhanaWeb)

 
UNITED KINGDOM
 
England (GBR)
Aesthetica Short FF
Nov. 7-11, 2018
York, England, UK
Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival
Sept. 20-24, 2017
Berwick-upon-Tweed, England, UK
BFI Flare - London LGBT FF
March 22 - April 1, 2018
London, England, UK
BFI London FF
Oct. 4-15, 2017
London, England, UK
Birmingham FF
Nov. 23-26, 2017
Birmingham, England, UK
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Northern Ireland (GBR)
Belfast FF
April 12-21, 2018
Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
Cinematic FF
Oct. 5-28, 2018
Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
Film Devour Short FF
Jan. 8-25, 2018
Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
Foyle FF
Nov. 16-25, 2018
Derry, Northern Ireland, UK
Sleeping Giants FF
June 29 - July 1, 2018
Warrenpoint, Northern Ireland, UK
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Scotland (GBR)
Africa in Motion
Oct. 27 - Nov. 5, 2017
Glasgow/Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Dead by Dawn Horror FF
April 19-22, 2018
Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Document FF
Oct. 19-22, 2017
Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Edinburgh Intl FF
June 20 - July 1, 2018
Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Edinburgh Short FF
Oct. 27 - Nov. 11, 2017
Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
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Wales (GBR)
Abertoir Intl Horror FF
Nov. 14-19, 2017
Ceredigion, Wales, UK
Cardiff Indie FF
May 5-7, 2017
Cardiff, Wales, UK
Cardiff Intl FF
Oct. 27-29, 2017
Cardiff, Wales, UK
Ffresh
June 21, 2018
Cardiff, Wales, UK
Intl FF of Wales
Nov. 10, 2018
Cardiff, Wales, UK
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CENTRAL EUROPE
 
Austria
Austria Intl FF
Oct. 26-27, 2018
Vienna, Austria
Crossing Europe FF
April 25-30, 2018
Linz, Austria
Diagonale
March 13-18, 2018
Graz, Austria
Innsbruck Nature FF
2018 TBA
Innsbruck, Austria
Intl FF Innsbruck
May 29 - June 3, 2018
Innsbruck, Austria
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Croatia
 
25 FPS Festival
Sept. 27-30, 2018
Zagreb, Croatia
Animafest Zagreb - World Fest of Animated Film
June 4-9, 2018
Zagreb, Croatia
History FF
Sept. 5-9, 2018
Rijeka, Croatia
Human Rights FF
March 10-12, 2017
Zagreb, Rijeka - Croatia
Intl Sound & Film Music Festival
Oct. 19-21, 2018
Samobor, Croatia
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Czech Republic
 
Academia Film Olomouc
April 23-28, 2019
Olomouc, Czech Republic
Anifilm
May 7-12, 2019
Třeboň, Czech Republic
Animefest
May 18-20, 2018
Brno, Czech Republic
EKOFILM
Oct. 11-13, 2018
Prague, Czech Republic
Febiofest
March 21-29, 2019
Czech Republic
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Germany
25 FPS Festival
Sept. 27-30, 2018
Zagreb, Croatia
Animafest Zagreb - World Fest of Animated Film
June 4-9, 2018
Zagreb, Croatia
History FF
Sept. 5-9, 2018
Rijeka, Croatia
Human Rights FF
March 10-12, 2017
Zagreb, Rijeka - Croatia
Intl Sound & Film Music Festival
Oct. 19-21, 2018
Samobor, Croatia
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Hungary
 
25 FPS Festival
Sept. 27-30, 2018
Zagreb, Croatia
Animafest Zagreb - World Fest of Animated Film
June 4-9, 2018
Zagreb, Croatia
History FF
Sept. 5-9, 2018
Rijeka, Croatia
Human Rights FF
March 10-12, 2017
Zagreb, Rijeka - Croatia
Intl Sound & Film Music Festival
Oct. 19-21, 2018
Samobor, Croatia
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Poland
25 FPS Festival
Sept. 27-30, 2018
Zagreb, Croatia
Animafest Zagreb - World Fest of Animated Film
June 4-9, 2018
Zagreb, Croatia
History FF
Sept. 5-9, 2018
Rijeka, Croatia
Human Rights FF
March 10-12, 2017
Zagreb, Rijeka - Croatia
Intl Sound & Film Music Festival
Oct. 19-21, 2018
Samobor, Croatia
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Slovakia
25 FPS Festival
Sept. 27-30, 2018
Zagreb, Croatia
Animafest Zagreb - World Fest of Animated Film
June 4-9, 2018
Zagreb, Croatia
History FF
Sept. 5-9, 2018
Rijeka, Croatia
Human Rights FF
March 10-12, 2017
Zagreb, Rijeka - Croatia
Intl Sound & Film Music Festival
Oct. 19-21, 2018
Samobor, Croatia
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Slovenia
25 FPS Festival
Sept. 27-30, 2018
Zagreb, Croatia
Animafest Zagreb - World Fest of Animated Film
June 4-9, 2018
Zagreb, Croatia
History FF
Sept. 5-9, 2018
Rijeka, Croatia
Human Rights FF
March 10-12, 2017
Zagreb, Rijeka - Croatia
Intl Sound & Film Music Festival
Oct. 19-21, 2018
Samobor, Croatia
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Switzerland
 
25 FPS Festival
Sept. 27-30, 2018
Zagreb, Croatia
Animafest Zagreb - World Fest of Animated Film
June 4-9, 2018
Zagreb, Croatia
History FF
Sept. 5-9, 2018
Rijeka, Croatia
Human Rights FF
March 10-12, 2017
Zagreb, Rijeka - Croatia
Intl Sound & Film Music Festival
Oct. 19-21, 2018
Samobor, Croatia
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EASTERN EUROPE
Armenia
 
“One Shot” Intl Short FF
June 4-9, 2018
Yerevan, Armenia
Yerevan Intl FF
July 8-15, 2018
Yerevan, Armenia
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Belarus
 
Cinema Perpetuum Mobile ISFF
April 28 - May 1, 2018
Minsk, Belarus
DOTYK Queer Festival
Feb. 24 - March 5, 2017
Minsk, Belarus
Listapad - Minsk Intl FF
Nov. 2-9, 2018
Minsk, Belarus
Short Movie Club
Feb. 23-25, 2018
Minsk, Belarus
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Georgia
 
Tofuzi
Oct. 1-6, 2018
Batumi, Georgia
Intl Fest of Golden Eye
Sept. 29, 2018
Tbilisi, Georgia
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Kazakhstan
Almaty Indie FF
Oct. 4-5, 2017
Almaty, Kazakhstan
Film Festival KZ
March 17-19, 2017
Astana, Kazakhstan
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Russia
 
 
Turkey
IFF Message to Man
Sept. 15-22, 2018
Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation
Intl Motivational FF
August 22-26, 2018
Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Russian Federation
Kinodot Experimental FF
June 2-3, 2018
St. Petersburg, Russia, Russian Federation
Moscow Intl FF
April 19-26, 2018
Moscow, Russian Federation
Sochi Russian FF
Feb. 15-17, 2018
Sochi, Krasnodar Region, Russian Federation
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Ukraine
 
Ankara Intl FF
April 19-29, 2018
Ankara, Turkey
Canlandiranlar Animators Festival
Oct. 20-22, 2017
Istanbul, Turkey
Filmmor Women’s FF
March 10 - May 10, 2018
Istanbul, Turkey
Intl Bosphorus FF
Nov. 17-26, 2017
Istanbul, Turkey
Istanbul Intl FF
April 7-17, 2017
Istanbul, Turkey
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Cinema Perpetuum Mobile ISFF
April 28 - May 1, 2018
Minsk, Belarus
DOTYK Queer Festival
Feb. 24 - March 5, 2017
Minsk, Belarus
Listapad - Minsk Intl FF
Nov. 2-9, 2018
Minsk, Belarus
Short Movie Club
Feb. 23-25, 2018
Minsk, Belarus
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NORTHERN EUROPE
Denmark
 
Cinema Perpetuum Mobile ISFF
April 28 - May 1, 2018
Minsk, Belarus
DOTYK Queer Festival
Feb. 24 - March 5, 2017
Minsk, Belarus
Listapad - Minsk Intl FF
Nov. 2-9, 2018
Minsk, Belarus
Short Movie Club
Feb. 23-25, 2018
Minsk, Belarus
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Estonia
 
Cinema Perpetuum Mobile ISFF
April 28 - May 1, 2018
Minsk, Belarus
DOTYK Queer Festival
Feb. 24 - March 5, 2017
Minsk, Belarus
Listapad - Minsk Intl FF
Nov. 2-9, 2018
Minsk, Belarus
Short Movie Club
Feb. 23-25, 2018
Minsk, Belarus
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Finland
 
Cinema Perpetuum Mobile ISFF
April 28 - May 1, 2018
Minsk, Belarus
DOTYK Queer Festival
Feb. 24 - March 5, 2017
Minsk, Belarus
Listapad - Minsk Intl FF
Nov. 2-9, 2018
Minsk, Belarus
Short Movie Club
Feb. 23-25, 2018
Minsk, Belarus
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Iceland
 
Cinema Perpetuum Mobile ISFF
April 28 - May 1, 2018
Minsk, Belarus
DOTYK Queer Festival
Feb. 24 - March 5, 2017
Minsk, Belarus
Listapad - Minsk Intl FF
Nov. 2-9, 2018
Minsk, Belarus
Short Movie Club
Feb. 23-25, 2018
Minsk, Belarus
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Latvia
 
Cinema Perpetuum Mobile ISFF
April 28 - May 1, 2018
Minsk, Belarus
DOTYK Queer Festival
Feb. 24 - March 5, 2017
Minsk, Belarus
Listapad - Minsk Intl FF
Nov. 2-9, 2018
Minsk, Belarus
Short Movie Club
Feb. 23-25, 2018
Minsk, Belarus
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Lithuania
 
Cinema Perpetuum Mobile ISFF
April 28 - May 1, 2018
Minsk, Belarus
DOTYK Queer Festival
Feb. 24 - March 5, 2017
Minsk, Belarus
Listapad - Minsk Intl FF
Nov. 2-9, 2018
Minsk, Belarus
Short Movie Club
Feb. 23-25, 2018
Minsk, Belarus
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Norway
 
Cinema Perpetuum Mobile ISFF
April 28 - May 1, 2018
Minsk, Belarus
DOTYK Queer Festival
Feb. 24 - March 5, 2017
Minsk, Belarus
Listapad - Minsk Intl FF
Nov. 2-9, 2018
Minsk, Belarus
Short Movie Club
Feb. 23-25, 2018
Minsk, Belarus
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Sweden
 
Cinema Perpetuum Mobile ISFF
April 28 - May 1, 2018
Minsk, Belarus
DOTYK Queer Festival
Feb. 24 - March 5, 2017
Minsk, Belarus
Listapad - Minsk Intl FF
Nov. 2-9, 2018
Minsk, Belarus
Short Movie Club
Feb. 23-25, 2018
Minsk, Belarus
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SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE
Albania
 
Intl FF for Children & Young Audience
Oct. 1-7, 2018
Shkodër, Albania
Tirana Intl Doc FF
Nov. 2-9, 2018
Tirana, Albania
Tirana Intl FF
May 10-17, 2017
Tirana, Albania
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Bosnia & Herzegovina
 
Banjaluka Intl Animated FF
Oct. 23-28, 2018
Banjaluka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Mediterranean FF
April 1-2, 2018
Siroki Brijeg, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Mostar FF
Nov. 16-22, 2017
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Neum Animated FF
June 30 - July 6, 2018
Neum, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Pravo Ljudski FF
Nov. 8-13, 2017
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Bulgaria
 
Bansko Film Fest
Nov. 21-25, 2018
Bansko, Bulgaria
Burgas Intl FF
July 20-27, 2018
Sofia, Bulgaria
Golden Rose National FF
Sept. 30 - Oct. 7, 2017
Varna, Bulgaria
In the Palace Intl Short FF
June 23-30, 2018
Sofia, Bulgaria
Intl Animation FF "Golden Kuker"
May 7-13, 2018
Sofia, Bulgaria
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Cyprus
 
The Animattikon Project
Oct. 28 - Nov. 4, 2018
Paphos, Cyprus
Countryside Animafest Cyprus
July 18-21, 2018
Nicosia, Cyprus
Cyprus Comic Con FF
2019
Nicosia, Cyprus
Cyprus Film Days Intl FF
April 19-28, 2018
Limassol, Cyprus
Cyprus Intl FF
June 10-18, 2018
Nicosia, Cyprus
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Greece
 
The Animattikon Project
Oct. 28 - Nov. 4, 2018
Paphos, Cyprus
Countryside Animafest Cyprus
July 18-21, 2018
Nicosia, Cyprus
Cyprus Comic Con FF
2019
Nicosia, Cyprus
Cyprus Film Days Intl FF
April 19-28, 2018
Limassol, Cyprus
Cyprus Intl FF
June 10-18, 2018
Nicosia, Cyprus
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Kosovo
 
The Animattikon Project
Oct. 28 - Nov. 4, 2018
Paphos, Cyprus
Countryside Animafest Cyprus
July 18-21, 2018
Nicosia, Cyprus
Cyprus Comic Con FF
2019
Nicosia, Cyprus
Cyprus Film Days Intl FF
April 19-28, 2018
Limassol, Cyprus
Cyprus Intl FF
June 10-18, 2018
Nicosia, Cyprus
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Macedonia
 
The Animattikon Project
Oct. 28 - Nov. 4, 2018
Paphos, Cyprus
Countryside Animafest Cyprus
July 18-21, 2018
Nicosia, Cyprus
Cyprus Comic Con FF
2019
Nicosia, Cyprus