2015 Lagos, Nigeria: Lights, Camera, Africa!

LCA 2015

AFF is proud to again partner with The Light House for the 5th Lights Camera Africa!!! Film Festival taking place in bustling Lagos, Nigeria from September 30th through October 4th! This year’s theme, “Future Forward,” presents an assembly of bold and energetic pieces of African and independent cinema that portray the intrepid spirit that characterizes the the force that propels us and feeds our imperative to go forth, with certainty and to succeed.

The festival will showcase tons of great films such as Abderrahmane Sissako’s Timbuktu, Baba Dee Dara Fasasi’s Head Gone, Ben Zeitlan’s Beasts of the Southern Wild, and Mahamat-Seleh Haroun’s Sex, Okra and Salted Butter.

Abderrahmane Sissako's award-winning "Timbuktu" screens Sunday, October 4th at 7pm.
Abderrahmane Sissako’s award-winning “Timbuktu” screens Sunday, October 4th at 7pm.

If you are in Lagos, stop by for a wonderful screening program dedicated to the best of independent African film, as well as family and educational offerings of workshops, panel discussions, talks and family-friendly programming. Plus, you can expect visual, literary and musical showcases, fun after-parties and the very popular Festival Souk during this 5-day fiesta. And best of all, it’s FREE!

Baba Dee Dare Fasasi’s hilarious comedy of errors, “Head Gone,” screens on Saturday, October 3rd at 3pm.

Visit the official Lights Camera Africa!!! website for more information and click here for the complete festival program.