We are very lucky to have some great partners, working with the local community, NGOs that are active in the area, and a variety of corporate sponsors. but, we’re always looking for more!
we’re focused on showcasing fresh new voices in african cinema. Additionally, we’re excited to show some of the best of world cinema, bringing the films for the first time to east africa!
East African Cinema
We are happy to accept films of any genre, style or length. We're simply looking to showcase East African film talent!
Any film set in africa qualifies for this program of the festival.
african Diaspora cinema
if you trace your origins or those of your film to Africa, this category is for you. We leave it to you to determine whether you/your film fits within this category.
Any film that doesn't fit into one of the African or African Diaspora categories!
there are many ways that you can get involved with the african film festival! we’re currently accepting submissions, and also have some exciting sponsorship opportunities available. we’re focused on building strong partnerships, with the goal of continuing to work together as the festival grows in prominence over the coming years.
Submit your film
We are currently accepting submissions for the 2019 festival, which will take place from december 27th to 29th!
become a sponsor
We have different sponsorship levels available, each coming with its own unique benefits.
Make a Donation
You can make a donation via united in Film, directing its use towards the festival.