Afrika Film Festival

Afrika Filmfestival, for some a fixed value in the film landscape, for others still unknown territory. One would not immediately associate Africa with 'film', but that is completely unjustified. The African film culture flourishes, its roots settle ever deeper into the cinematographic ground. Thanks to the festival, the public can experience this bloom. Through film, Afrika Filmfestival enlarges your world view and invalidates the prevailing ideas about Africa. It shows the cultural products and perspectives of this surprising continent. Every edition focuses on a country. The thematic subdivisions help the public to get to know the current and special aspects of African film.

By promoting African films, Afrika Filmfestival also contributes to the development of the audiovisual sector in Africa. Afrika Filmfestival focuses on films showing a particular view of Africa, from both African and non-African filmmakers. These filmmakers not only receive the necessary recognition, they also generate an income so they can continue making films, telling their story.

Africa Film Festival does not only screen the better African films, the festival also organizes many other activities: debates, book presentations, exhibitions, interactive film sessions, performances, fashion shows, ...

Come, discover and enjoy!


Elf Novemberlaan 29
3010 Kessel-Lo


Guido Convents & Guido Huysmans