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COVID-19: Dramatic impact on film industry

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic leaving the cinemas and movie theatres closed, festivals cancelled, Film releases pushed and also leaving film production stuck, here seems to have been a silver lining for the industry. CNBC Africa spoke to Eric Kabera, Founder of Kwetu Film Institution on the impact of the pandemic on the industry.

Audio Visual Forum: Tapping into potential of Rwanda’s creative & film industry

The Government of Rwanda is seeking to increase the contribution of the creative sector to the economy and job creation. Now to do so, Rwanda Development Board (RDB) organizes forums like Kigali Audio visual so they can share what the country is doing to create a conducive environment for the industry. CNBC Africa’s Zwena Bachoo spoke to different players from the creative industry to get their points of views on how a content creator can help grow both their work and the industry as well. Filmmaker, Eric Kabera, Independent Producer and Director, Saul Williams and Managing Director of KGL FWD, Autumn Marie Faraj join CNBC Africa for more.

Why investment is needed to spur creative industry in Rwanda

More than ever Rwandan content producers are coming together working towards a common goal to channel out world class content and in doing so telling the African story. On diaspora involvement and investment into the industry, Founder of Kwetu Film Institute, Eric Kabera joins CNBC Africa.