Room 1, Suite 23
Templeton House
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Africa in Motion (AiM) Film Festival
is a UK limited company (SC290337)
with charitable status in Scotland (SC043215).

About Africa in Motion



submissions open

Submit Your Films

Filmmakers of African nationality, from the African diaspora or who identify themselves as African are invited to submit short films of no longer than 30 minutes for the 16th edition of Africa in Moti...

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"Da Yie" is Africa in Motion's 2020 Short Film Competition Jury Award Winner

We are pleased to announce that "Da Yie" (Good Night)  has been chosen as this year’s jury award winner of the Africa in Motion Short Film Competition. From a shortlist of fifteen shorts, all exemplar...

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On restoring Farida Benlyazid's "Door to the Sky"

This year, Africa in Motion is presenting a newly restored version of Farida Benlyazid’s Bab Al-Sama Maftuh (Door to the Sky) (1989). The film explores numerous themes such as grief, religion, and com...

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Staff Pick: Luna Issa, Marketing Intern

Our Lady of the Nile, based on the novel of the same name, tells the story of a group of girls who attend a Belgian-run boarding school in Rwanda. Set in 1973, the story addresses some of the issues w...

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Staff Pick: Carmen Thompson, Festival Co-director

“We’re at Malika’s place… the gatekeeper of the void.”

– Chawki Amari (Algerian journalist, writer and actor)

Algerian filmmaker Hassan Ferhani brings us an understated gem in his second feature-le...

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