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  • Save the Date! 24th New York African Film Festival
  • In May 2017, the New York African Film Festival (NYAFF) returns to the Film Society of Lincoln Center (FSLC), Maysles Cinema, Lehman College and Brooklyn Academy of Music’s BAMcinématek for its 24th edition.The festival takes on the theme, The Peoples’ read more»

  • 21st NATIONAL TRAVELING SERIES
  • In 2016-2017, African Film Festival, Inc. (AFF) celebrates the 21st anniversary of our National Traveling Series. Due to the demand for African films across the country, in 1995 AFF launched the series, which travels to cultural institutions, museums, and read more»

  • Help us advance our mission
  • Thank you so much for your support of the African Film Festival!

    For 26 years AFF has connected audiences to the uniquely powerful talent of creators from Africa and her Diaspora. At AFF, we believe that the advancement of African read more»

  • Lights, Camera, Africa!!! Film Festival
  • Lights, Camera, Africa!!! Film Festival

    (September 30 – October 2)

    Lagos, Nigeria

    www.lightscameraafrica.com

     

    AFF is proud to partner with The Life House in Lagos, Nigeria for the 6th annual

    Lights, Camera, AFRICA!!! Film Festival.

    The 2016 LCA Film … read more»

  • Notes from the 23rd New York African Film Festival
  • By Françoise Bouffault
  • Each year, attending the African Film Festival feels like embarking on a journey across the heart of Africa. I am a comfortable traveler though, and from my seat at Lincoln Center, it is the eternal magic of the moving image … read more»

  • 2016 AFF SUMMER SERIES SCHEDULE
  • It’s that time of year again!
    Movies? Check!
    Live Music? Check!
    Free? Check!

    Our summer outdoor series is back and we cannot wait to welcome you to various NYC parks, as we celebrate the summertime with wonderful programs like Cinema read more»

  • 23rd New York African Film Festival Statement
  • ‘Modern Days, Ancient Nights: 50 Years of African Filmmaking’

    When Senegalese pioneer Ousmane Sembène premiered his masterpiece Black Girl at Cannes in 1966, it was the first time a Sub-Saharan feature film was accepted in the European cinema mecca. The … read more»

  • Mark Your Calendars!
  • It’s almost that time of year again! The 2016 New York African Film Festival (NYAFF) will be back with new and exciting films (and some classics too!). Under the banner of Modern Days, Ancient Nights: 50 Years of African Filmmakingread more»

  • Women’s History Month Screening at NeueHouse
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    Thursday, March 17th 6:45 PM-9:15PM

    Join NeueHouse and African Film Festival, Inc. for a celebration of Women’s History Month with directors Ekwa Msangi (Soko Sonko) and Alla Kovgan (Nora), and  dancer-choreographer nora chipaumire. 

    In the read more»

  • New Year, New Things!
  • As we move deeper into the winter season, take a look back at some of AFF’s programming from Summer and Fall 2015.

    Family Day Celebration on Governors Island

    Check out a video highlighting events from our annual Family Day Celebration … read more»

  • 20TH NATIONAL TRAVELING SERIES
  • In 2015-2016, African Film Festival, Inc. (AFF) celebrates the 20th anniversary of our National Traveling Series. Due to the demand for African films across the country, in 1995 AFF launched the series, which travels to cultural institutions, museums, and … read more»

  • A Message from Abderrahmane Sissako…
  • “My first encounter with NYAFF took place twenty-two years ago, and though I am far from being its progenitor, I was there to witness its birth.  This encounter, which would mark my first voyage to New York, took place in read more»

  • Support AFF This #GivingTuesday
  • Shopping #Black Friday or #Cyber Monday? What are you doing on #Giving Tuesday?

    #GivingTuesday –which was established as a way to help people give back after Black Friday and Cyber Monday– is a great way to give help your favorite … read more»