Since its inaugural festival in 2011, The Centre of African Studies has sponsored and actively supported Film Africa, a 10 day programme of the best African fiction and documentary films from across the continent, accompanied by a vibrant series of events, including director Q&As, talks and discussions; professional workshops and master classes; school screenings and family activities; The Industry Forum; and Film Africa LIVE! music nights. Film Africa also recognises and supports new filmmaking talent through The Baobab Award for Best Short Film.
Film Africa 2014 runs from Friday 31 October to Sunday 9 November. With an astonishing 85 films from 23 countries, the festival once again features an wide range of the amazing filmmaking talent and culture coming out of the continent.