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Thursday, 25 October 2018 14:34

AFRIFF 2018 starts with the programme launch in Lagos

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The 2018 African International Film Festival will kick off today, October 25, 2018 with a programme launch at the Filmhouse Cinema in Lekki.

The organizers revealed that this year’s edition will hold between Sunday, November 11, 2018 and Saturday, November 17, 2018.

The 8th edition of the film festival will host film curators across the continents, local and international filmmakers to a world class showcase of the world of film making.

The film festival according to the organizers will have discussions on issues affecting cinema on the African continent, talent development opportunities and an array of exciting networking events.

The executive director of the film festival spoke on the achievement of AFRIFF in talent development, he said “ The outcome of the training program is evolving and is evolving in a very good direction”

Last year, AFRIFF collaborated with Alliance Francaise to send a set of film students – 20 in number on scholarship to CineF’anrique, a film school in Lyon, France.

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