Lights Camera Africa!!! Film Festival returns with the theme ‘RESET’
The Lights Camera Africa!!! Film Festival, a 3-day cultural event to celebrate independent African cinema, is returning this year with the theme ‘RESET’ – a strategic position to create a platform that encourages stimulating discourse on issues and experiences with family-friendly programming rooted in the African experience. The event will be held at the Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos from 29 September – 1 October, 2017.
Recognizing the current clashing civilizations, overturned norms, emerging trends, this year’s festival brings to the audiences a reflective presentation of film works and conversations that examine issues in various spheres – including politics, science, arts, culture and tradition – in order to Identify the reflections that are more relevant in Nigeria.
According to the founder, Ugoma Adegoke, the festival’s core mission is to expose African and global audiences to good quality independent African content with a view to amplify and stimulate discourse about true experiences.
“For the seventh edition this year, we are bringing to our audiences a strong programme that recognises trending issues and discussions in the public sphere, through which we believe the festival will highlight and encourage mutually respectful and logical conversations. In addition, we are using this opportunity to celebrate and continue all our enduring partnerships, especially with the African Film Festival, New York”, she said.
The popular Festival Souk & Marketplace returns again this year with collectible and loveable memorabilia as well as an inter-disciplinary showcase of literature, visual art and live music during the 3-day cultural fiesta.
The festival is free to attend – interested participants however must register.
For general information please visit www.lightscameraafrica.com
About Lights Camera Africa!!!
The Lights, Camera, AFRICA!!! Film Festival was created in 2011 to stimulate discourse on issues and experiences that are rooted in the African experience. The film festival grew out of the film programme of The Life House Lagos, a virtual cultural centre.
Through an annual festival held in Lagos, Nigeria, Lights, Camera, AFRICA!!! shares a diverse range of African and independent cinema including documentary, feature and animation, supporting the work of emerging African film makers.
In addition to screenings the Lights, Camera, AFRICA!!! Film Festival hosts a variety of workshops, seminars and talks that offer learning opportunities for film makers and consumers.