Program

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Oscar Day

5 November 2022
11.00 AM - 7.00 PM

AFRIFF Oscar Day Outline: 

  • Oscars Student Academy Awards Forum 

  • Oscars International Film Awards Forum

Two special seminars on the behind-closed-doors selection and voting process of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences (AMPAS),  presented by long-time Executive Committee member and acclaimed filmmaker Lawrence David Foldes. 
Followed by the Nigerian Premiere of Foldes’ award-winning feature ”Finding Home” with a post-screening Q&A on the making of the film.  Register online a day before the scheduled events or onsite 2 hours prior, to gain access.

Opening Ceremony

6 November 2022
from 4.00 PM 

AFRIFF Opening Films & Ceremony. 

Screenings

7 November 2022
11.00 AM - 9.00 PM

Choose from a selection of over 50 movies to watch live and online including: feature length movies, shorts, documentaries from all across the world. Register online a day before the scheduled session or onsite 2 hours prior, to gain access.

Masterclasses & Workshops

7 - 11 November 2022
10.00 AM - 5.00 PM

A series of specialty masterclasses and workshops covering a wide arrays of topics including directing, screenwriting, producing,  will be held at AFRIFF and led by high profile experts. Register online a day before the scheduled session or onsite 2 hours prior,  to gain access.

Panel Discussions & Presentations

7 - 11 November 2022
12.00 PM - 3.00 PM

AFRIFF speakers will share their expert insights and perspective on various subjects including, representation, co-production, alternative film financing options, music in films, making a blockbuster and more. Register online a day before the scheduled session or onsite 2 hours prior, to gain access. 

Fireside Chats

7 - 11 November 2022
4.00 PM - 5.30 PM

AFRIFF VVIP guests will be discussing their experience in the industry, their challenges, victories, current projects and aspirations. Register online a day before the scheduled session or onsite 2 hours prior, to gain access.

Country Presentations

7 - 11 November 2022
1.00 PM - 3.00 PM

AFRIFF Country Partners will offer a comprehensive insight into their filmmaking business. Attendees will get a better understanding of AFRIFF Country partners' co-production models, tax incentives, funding opportunities and more. Register online a day before the scheduled session or onsite 2 hours prior, to gain access.

Closing Film

11 November 2022
Evening time 

AFRIFF closing film. 

Globe Awards

12 November 2022
from 8.00 PM

AFRIFF Globe Awards is a closing event of the festival.