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Welcome to Africa Rising International Film Festival

ARIFF is a majority youth led film festival holding community at the heart of everything we do.

Here's what to expect this year

Our Program

24 November 2023

18:00 (Invite Only)
BRAVO BURKINA! (Red carpet Event) Venue: Rosebank Ster-kinekor, The Zone

25 November 2023

11:00 - 14:50
GOODBYE JULIA Venue: Rosebank Ster-Kinekor, The Zone
15:30 - 17:00 (Invite Only)
DSAC X ARIFF UNSUNG HEROES SCREENING (Red carpet Event) Rosebank Ster-Kinekor,. The Zone

Meet Our Leaders

“ARIFF continues its purpose of being inclusive by uniting emerging filmmakers with established vanguards from the African soil as they pass on the filmmaking baton.” says Lala Tuku, Chairperson and Founder of ARIFF.

“We intend to create a space for professional development and skills transfer by empowering the next generation of filmmakers.” says Festival Director Ayanda Sithebe.

Sponsors & Partners

Ariff Over The Years

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