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RWUL Presents: The 1st Annual “I Luv Africa” Film Festival in Ghana (ILAFF 2013)

Sandra Appiah | Contributor, F2FA

Sandra Appiah May 06, 2013 at 12:00 am

May 06, 2013 at 12:00 am | Lifestyle

May 17-19, 2013 RWUL (Reel Worldwide Underground Link) a non- profit organization based in the US that promotes independent film and cinema in partnership with the Attukwei Art Foundation and the Goethe-Institut of Ghana will present: The 1stAnnual “I Luv Africa” Film Festival in Ghana (ILAFF 2013). 

This new annual presentation will celebrate the work of African independent filmmakers.  The “I Luv Africa” Film Festival in Ghana (ILAFF 2013) will be a three day event FREE to the public that will feature film screenings, workshops, a community art project, filmmaker appearances, and a special opening night Afterparty hosted by YAV Magazine at Reggie Rockstone’s Office. 

The film work of selected young African filmmakers from around the world will be featured and in total ten independent films will screen during the festival, three film workshops presented, and special panel discussions held.  The ILAFF 2013 theme this year: “Young Africa; Just Press Play”–A Special Showcase of Young African Independent Filmmakers will feature films from Mohamed Dione, Bambadjan Bamba, Nikyatu Jusu, Akousua Adoma Owusu, Terence Nance/Blitz the Ambassador, Edward Osei-Gyimah , Esosa Edosomwan, Myles Kwesi Hutchful, Nana Yaw Yeboah, and more. 

This year’s ILAFF 2013 in Ghana will also present a special feature film premiere of the critically acclaimed “Nairobi Half Life” from Kenyan director David Tosh Gitonga. 
 
RWUL Presents: “I Luv Africa” Film Festival in Ghana (ILAFF 2013)
Come Celebrate Young Independent African Filmmakers

ALL EVENTS FREE TO THE PUBLIC
Opening Night: May 17, 2013 7pm-9pm Location: Goethe-Institut in Accra Ghana
*Opening Night Afterparty @ Reggie Rockstone’s Office (Grand Papazz) Free Entry with ILAFF 2013 Pass
Day Two:  May 18, 2013 6pm-8pm Location: Goethe-Institut in Accra Ghana
Day Three:  May 19, 2013 Google+ Hangout & Community Art Project with Attukwei Art Foundation

 

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