Call for entries: Mashariki African Film Festival 2023, Rwanda

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Contact details Mashariki African Film Festival Mr Tresor SENGA, Festival Director (+250) 78-888-1381 Centenary house, 5th Floor KN59st - Kigali, Rwanda
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Release/publication date : 2023
Published on : 18/07/2023
Source : Africiné Magazine
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The Mashariki African Film Festival (Kigali) is currently accepting applications from filmmakers from Africa, African diaspora and from around the world according to different categories of competition.

The priority is given to films from Africa and by Africans including African Diaspora.

Event Type: Film Festival
Years Running: 9 Years
Dates : From 25th November to 1st December 2023.
City, Country: KIGALI, Rwanda

Applications accepted:
From Africa, African diaspora and from around the world (according to different categories of competition).

Dates & Deadlines
Opening Date: May 15, 2023
Late deadline: July 31, 2023
Notification Date: October 1, 2023
Event Date: November 25 - December 1, 2023

Free (all categories)

- Long Features Fiction : Long Feature Narratives, only from filmmakers from Africa & African diaspora
- Long Feature Documentary : Long Feature Documentary, only from African and African Diaspora filmmakers
- Short Film (Fiction & Animation) : Short films from African and African Diaspora filmmakers, only. This category includes.
- TV and Web Series: TV and Web Series of filmmakers (only from Africa and African diaspora)
- IZIWACU short and web series : Rwandan productions


For any information, please send an email to

- Selection results will be available on the MAAFF Website:

Festival Director: Tresor SENGA
Artistic Direction: Fabrizio COLOMBO


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