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Our Mission

our mission is to bring attention to fresh african filmmaking voices, so they can receive recognition and support within and outside of africa.

we are especially excited to have partnered with united in film and reel impact foundation to show the first films ever created in the festival’s host region, kabale, and in the local regional language, rukiga.

 

it was a great honour to have the first ever african film festival kicked off by our honoured guests the r.t. honourable prime minister of uganda, dr. Ruhakana Rugunda, and the governor of kisumu county kenya, professor peter anyang nyong'o (who of course also happens to be the father of academy award-winning actress lupita nyong’o)

 
From left to right: Achie Alai, Minister of Tourism, Arts & Culture, Kisumu County Kenya; Dorothy Nyong’o, First Lady of Kisumu County Kenya; Professor His Excellency Peter Anyang Nyong’o, Governor of Kisumu County Kenya; Her Excellency Joy Ruth Acheng, Ambassador of Uganda to Canada; R.T Honourable Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda, Prime Minister of Uganda, Jocelyn Rugunda.

From left to right: Achie Alai, Minister of Tourism, Arts & Culture, Kisumu County Kenya; Dorothy Nyong’o, First Lady of Kisumu County Kenya; Professor His Excellency Peter Anyang Nyong’o, Governor of Kisumu County Kenya; Her Excellency Joy Ruth Acheng, Ambassador of Uganda to Canada; R.T Honourable Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda, Prime Minister of Uganda, Jocelyn Rugunda.