How to Submit a Film

African Film Festival, Inc. (AFF) has year-round programming, including our annual New York African Film Festival.

The deadline for submissions to the 2018 New York African Film Festival is January 19, 2018. Film submissions are also accepted throughout the year in consideration for our other year-round programs.

Films may be submitted as a private online link to

Alternatively, films can be submitted as DVD screeners via traditional mail to:

154 West 18th St., Suite 2A
New York, New York 10011

Please include the following information with all submissions:

Film title
Director’s name and brief bio
Film synopsis – 2 versions: 1 long, 1 short
Country of production
Year of production
Subtitle information (if any) – All non-English language film submissions MUST contain English subtitles
Filmmaker/distributor/producer contact information