London ArtHouse Film Festival (LAHFF) is inviting filmmakers from the East African region to submit their entries for competition. This year, the festival will focus on African film stories and screenings taking place on 11th and 12th of October 2019 at London Richmix Cinema E1 6LA followed by a Gala Award Ceremony at BBC club on 13th October 2019.
The Festival Director, A. Tazrouti notes that the festival seeks to represent the independent filmmaking face of the world and give opportunity to worldwide filmmakers to screen their films in prestigious screen spaces and to an audience from over 100 nations.
The festival also welcomes quality films shot with low, micro or no budget that for whatever reason are unlikely to receive local interest, screening or distribution but as a concept, the story or message stands out and can reach worldwide audience.
London ArtHouse Film Festival has a core value to encourage new and emerging film producers and directors from around the world to tell stories and produce independent film that reflect their view and vision. It also seeks to encourage filmmakers to explore new ways of storytelling that can influence their surrounding or expose it to the world.
The festival is committed to the independent filmmakers from around the world and gives special attention to films and stories that influence the global audience, first time filmmakers and film students.
The categories for competition in the London ArtHouse Film Festival (LAHFF) include:
- AFRICA FOCUS
- Best picture
- Best Director
- LAHFF Jury Award
- Best film by a first time director
- Best Animation
- Best Documentary
For more information on how to participate in the festival, click here