Tag: film industry

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.

How Rwanda is looking to leverage its developing film industry through storytelling

This month will see the 6th annual edition of the Mashariki African Film Festival here in Kigali under the theme, "Kagire Inkuru" which means, “Tell the Tale”. The event will be a week-long affair featuring filmmakers from across the continent and will host screenings, panels and workshops including one entitled, "Girls In Cinema". CNBC Africa is joined by Kennedy Mazimpaka Communications Manager of Mashariki African Film Festival for more about what the event's relationship is to Rwanda's developing film industry.

The business of film-making in South Africa

The South African National Film and Video Foundation participated in this year’s prestigious Cannes Film Festival in France last week.

Nollywood films to showcase in Hollywood

Nollywood films to showcase in Hollywood

Africa Movie Academy Awards back in Kigali

Africa Movie Academy Awards back in Kigali
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