Lagos - Organisers of the annual Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) have unveiled the top films for the festival, reports Pulse.ng
According to the festival’s Artistic Director, Keith Shiri, the Oscar- nominated documentary The Square, will be the opening night film, while Hard To Get, from first-time feature director, Zee Ntuli, will serve as the closing night movie.
The Square is by Egyptian filmmaker, Jehan Noujaim, that covers three years of Egyptian political upheaval that began in 2011.
The closing night film, Hard To Get, is an action thriller, by the young South African director.
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Films that have made it into the festival’s official selection include Gone Too Far from Nigeria, Difret, a feature debut from Ethiopia,Tunde Kelani’s Dazzling Mirage, Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen’s Invasion 1897and the much-anticipated Kunle Afolayan’s October 1.
AFRIFF 2014 is scheduled to take place at the popular Tinapa Business and Leisure Resort, Calabar, Cross River State, from November 9 to 16.
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