African Film Festival Inc. is now offering you the opportunity to acquire critically acclaimed and historically significant cinematic works from Africa and African Diaspora. Our collection features some of the most dynamic directors of the twentieth and twenty-first century. Book and DVD media highlight the multi-layered identities and experiences that make up a global narrative for people of African origin and reveal universal paths in their address of the human experience.

Featured Books and DVDs

guimba-tyrant-cheick-oumar-sissoko-dvd-cover-art Guimba

Director: Cheick Oumar Sissoko
Country: Mali
Year: 1993
Running Time: 120 min
Language: Bambara

This film tells the story of a small West African village ruled by a tyrant and his son. The movie starts and ends as a folk … read more»

41Wfnxe56qL._SX200_ All About Darfur

Director: Taghreed Elsanhouri
Country: Sudan and UK
Year: 2005
Running Time: 80 min.
Language: Arabic

Up until now, the perilous situation in Sudan has been seen only from the perspectives of those outside the country. All About Darfur offers an … read more»

thunderbolt Thunderbolt

Also Known As: Thunderbolt: Magun
Director: Tunde Kelani
Countries: Nigeria
Year: 2001
Running Time: 105 min.
Language: English, Igbo and Yoruba

Thunderbolt is woven around Ngozi, a young elegant Igbo lady and Yinka a young man of Yoruba origin who … read more»

tableau ferraille Tableau Ferraille / Scrap Heap

Director: Moussa Sene Absa
Countries: Senegal
Year: 1997
Running Time: 93 min.
Language: French and Wolof

Scrap Heap was filmed in the director’s hometown of Tableau Ferraille. Daam, an idealistic young politician, must choose between the social paradigms exemplified by … read more»

price of forgiveness The Price Of Forgiveness / Ndeysaan

Director: Mansour Sora Wade
Country: Senegal / France
Year: 2001
Running Time: 90 min.
Language: Wolof

For many months, a strange mist has enshrouded a small Senegalese fishing village.  In this setting, two childhood friends compete for the love of … read more»

mondays girls Monday’s Girls

Director: Ngozi Onwurah
Country: Nigeria / UK
Year: 1993
Running Time: 50 min.
Language: English

Two young Wakirke women offer opposing attitudes toward the Iria, the ritual by which Nigerian women are recognized as being suitable for marriage.

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La_vie_est_belle Life is Rosy / La Vie Est Belle

Director: Benoît Lamy and Ngangura Mweze
Country: Zaire (Democratic Republic of the Congo) / Belgium / France
Year: 1987
Running Time: 85 min.
Language: French

La Vie Est Belle takes us inside the vibrant music scene of Kinshasha, Zaire’s exhilarating … read more»

whenthestarsmeetthesea When the Stars Meet the Sea / Quand les Etoiles Rencontrent la Mer


Director: Raymond Rajaonarivelo
Countries: Madagascar
Year: 1996
Running Time: 85 min.
Language: Malagasy and French

Destiny is the key to belief systems of the Merina people, but Kapila, the crippled hero, embarks on a journey which ultimately leads him … read more»

Stolen_DVD Stolen

Director: Violeta Ayala and Daniel Fallshaw
Country: Australia and US
Year: 2009
Running Time: 78 min
Language: Spanish, Hassaniya, and English

Ayala and Fallshaw thought they were making a feel-good documentary about family reunions in Western Sahara, a former Spanish … read more»