Beasts of the Southern Wild

  • Year: 2012
  • Length: 93min
  • Country: USA

Six-year-old Hushpuppy lives with her father, Wink, in a remote Delta community. Wink is a stern taskmaster, but he is preparing his young daughter for the end of the world. When Wink falls mysteriously ill, nature seems to fall ill with him. Temperatures rise, the ice caps melt and fearsome prehistoric beasts called aurochs run … Continued

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Black Africa, White Marble

  • Year: 2012
  • Length: 86min
  • Country: Republic of Congo

The president of Congo-Brazzaville plans to transfer the remains of 19th century pacifist explorer Pietro Savorgnan di Brazza, founder of Brazzaville, from his grave in Algiers to a multimillion dollar marble mausoleum in Congo’s impoverished capital. But Brazza’s Italian descent discovers the truth behind this extravagant project. Violence, corruption and skull-duggery lie at the heart … Continued

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Boat Girls

  • Year: 2015
  • Length: 20min
  • Country: South Africa

In the aftermath of a one night stand Kirsty, now a visitor in her hometown is forced to turn to Jessica in order to get back to her luxury hotel. As they drive the two women reveal the different paths their lives have taken since their life-long tryst was broken.

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E18hteam (Eighteam)

  • Year: 2015
  • Length: 70min
  • Country: Spain/Zambia

This is the universal story of the underdog, forever underestimated, but never discouraged to achieve the very best when challenged. Akin to folklore of old, this is a recounting of the age-old message urging us to continue to fight in order to reach the heights of success. This is an epic, sanctioned by divine decree, … Continued

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Faaji Agba (WORLD PREMIERE)

  • Year: 2015
  • Length: 90min
  • Country: Nigeria

FAAJI AGBA is a six-year journey by film-maker Remi Vaughan-Richards following seven, 68-85yr old master musicians in Lagos, Nigeria. They were forgotten by society, until Kunle Tejuoso, owner of Jazzhole Records, follows a trail to rediscover them. Kunle’s journey starts with Fatai Rolling Dollar which led him to others such as  Alaba Pedro, SF Olowookere, … Continued

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Finding Fela

  • Year: 2014
  • Length: 120min
  • Country: United States

Filmmaker Alex Gibney uses period interviews and performances plus highlights of the Broadway production of “Fela!” to tell the story of Afrobeat music pioneer Fela Kuti. The film ‘Finding Fela’ tells the story of Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s life, his music, his social and political importance. He created a new musical movement, Afrobeat, using that forum … Continued

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Gone Too Far

  • Year: 2013
  • Length: 88min
  • Country: UK

When British teenager Yemi meets his long lost Nigerian brother Ikudaisy, he quickly finds his estranged sibling’s African heritage and unimpressive socks and sandals fashion sense a blight on his own street cred, particularly when trying to impress local trouble-making temptress Armani. As simmering adolescent passions and West Indian-African tensions erupt over the course of … Continued

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Head Gone

  • Year: 2015
  • Length: 100min
  • Country: Nigeria

Due to a road mishap, a bus driver loses a group of psychiatric patients on the way to a federal hospital. To cover up the mistake, he and a nurse pick up unsuspecting commuters to substitute the patients and the plot thickens as the new passengers must try to prove their sanity in a psychiatric … Continued

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Henna

  • Year: 2015
  • Length: 22min
  • Country: Nigeria

A 13 year old Reina with dreams in a village where young girls a married out at a young age. She is terrified as she is asked to drop out of school and get married but after the death of her father’s last wife and close friend, 15 year old Amina from RVF, Reina does … Continued

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Horn Free Day

  • Year: 2014
  • Length: 7min
  • Country: Nigeria

The first comedic work from Stanlee Ohikhuare, Horn Free Day is a short film inspired by the Lagos ‘Horn Free’ day. It was conceptualised, shot and edited within 18 hours to mark the very first ever Lagos State ‘Horn Free’ Day that took place on the 15th of October 2014.

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Mr. Adams

  • Year: 2014
  • Length: 17min
  • Country: Nigeria

A story of a couple in love, who got married and gradually drifted apart until an unpleasant event thrusts them into charting a way forward.

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Nollywood

  • Year: 2014
  • Length: 47min
  • Country: Nigeria

Nollywood is the story behind Nigeria’s domestic movie industry, the second biggest producer of films in the world. Despite having only 14 cinemas in a country of 170 million people, Nigeria’s film industry, dubbed “Nollywood”, churns out as many as 50 films a week, sometimes for as little as $10,000 a piece. Many are released … Continued

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Olu Amoda: A Metallic Journey

  • Year: 2015
  • Length: 60min
  • Country: Nigeria

A one-hour-long audio-visual narrative, which explores, the creative and expansive three-decade-long journey, of international award-winning Metal Artist, Olu Amoda. It meticulously chronicles Amoda’s metallic passion, and mission, to expand the vocabulary of sculptural expression based on materials. It also examines how he carefully chooses specific metal-materials for their shapes, texture and properties. He explains, with … Continued

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Once

  • Year: 2015
  • Length: 26min
  • Country: Nigeria

Panshak is a relentless 10 year old boy whose closest friend is Abubakar, a muslim.Both boys do almost everything together but when Abubakar starts to push him away, Panshak tries to find ways to be like him to get closer to him.

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Saworoide

  • Year: 1999
  • Length: 105min
  • Country: Nigeria

Lapite, a crowned prince of Jogbo, has eliminated all opposition to ensure he ascends the throne and becomes rich. After the mysterious death of his main rival, Adebomi the new king starts to help himself to the enormous resources of forest trees in his kingdom. His people’s protests are ruthlessly suppressed, but as their resolve … Continued

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Sex Okra and Salted Butter

  • Year: 2008
  • Length: 81min
  • Country: France

Hortense a nurse of African origin in her forties, abandons her family to be with her lover, Jean-Paul – an oyster cultivator in the Arcachon Bay. Her husband, Malik (Marius Yelolo) remains in denial about his wife’s departure as he is left to look after their children – two boys aged 12 and 6. While … Continued

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Sobukwe: A Great Soul

  • Year: 2013
  • Length: 100min
  • Country: South Africa

Sobukwe celebrates the life of Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe, restoring him to his rightful place as a leading figure in South African history. Despite his pivotal role in the struggle for liberation (and as the founder of the Pan Africanist Congress), there isn’t a single piece of archive of the man who was once one of … Continued

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The Art of Ama Ata Aidoo (NIGERIA PREMIERE)

  • Year: 2014
  • Length: 78min
  • Country: Ghana/U.K.

The Art of Ama Ata Aidoo explores the artistic contribution of one of Africa’s foremost woman writers, a trailblazer for an entire generation of exciting new talent. The film charts Ama Ata Aidoo’s creative journey in a life that spans 7 decades from colonial Ghana through the tumultuous era of independence to a more sober … Continued

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The Curse of Medea

  • Year: 2015
  • Length: 43min
  • Country: Germany

‘On the 27th of January 2010 I visited Christa Wolf in Pankow and we discussed a film I wanted to make called THE CURSE OF MEDEA based on her novel MEDEA-STIMMEN. Over tea and under the constant sound of aircraft landing in Berlin we discussed Medea the immigrant, treated with suspicion in her host country … Continued

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The Legacy of Rubies

  • Year: 2015
  • Length: 26min
  • Country: Germany/Nigeria/USA

“The Legacy of Rubies” is a 25 minutes 2D Animation, based on African stories or are playing in the African environment. It was made with the hope of inspiring other film makers of African origin to take bolder steps towards Animation.
Also, demonstratively defying the indignations shown towards African animation, we are targeting international film festival, … Continued

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The SIM

  • Year: 2015
  • Length: 4min
  • Country: Nigeria

A young girl caught in a computer simulated world and must fight her way through to survive. However, a shocking reality awaits her when she finds her match in a stronger opponent. A cool, animated, fight sequence every comic or game lover would love to watch.

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Timbuktu (NIGERIA PREMIERE)

  • Year: 2014
  • Length: 100min
  • Country: France/Mauritania

Not far from the ancient Malian city of Timbuktu, now ruled by the religious fundamentalists, proud cattle herder Kidane lives peacefully in the dunes with his wife Satima, his daughter Toya, and Issan, their twelve-year-old shepherd. In town, the people suffer, powerless, from the regime of terror imposed by the Jihadists determined to control their … Continued

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