African Indigenous Language Film Festival (Ailff) (2)


05 Feb 2024
Call for entries

02 May 2024
Festival closed

03 May 2024
Notification date

03 Jun 2024
06 Jun 2024


Jide Ayo close,  100213, Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Festival description
Short film festival
Feature film festival

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Online and Physical Location
 January 2017
 Production countries: Required
 Shooting countries: Required
 Director nationalities: Required
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films 
 Feature Films 
 Any language
English French Portuguese
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Festival start: 03 June 2024      Festival end: 06 June 2024

The 2024 African Indigenous Language Film Festival highlights Africa's cultural richness and tourism potential.

By showcasing indigenous languages and traditions, this event empowers local communities. Through film screenings, workshops, and exhibits, it fosters dialogue between filmmakers, tourism professionals, and cultural enthusiasts. Come discover Africa's diverse heritage, its ability to attract global tourists, and its potential for lasting collaborations and economic growth.

Best Feature Film (African Indegous Language)

Best Subtitle

Best Short film

Best Cinematography

Best Sound Design

Best Director

Best Actor (Male)

Best Actor (Female)

Best Documentary (African Indigenous Language

Best student Film

Best Animated Film (In An African Indigenous Language)

Life Time Achievement Award


The festival committee reserves the right to exclude films which are not in conformity with aims of the festival or which will offend the national feelings and susceptibilities of any participating country, or are likely to promote racial discrimination. Films not presenting sufficient technical qualities for good public screening can also be refused.

Only films in African Indigenous languages will be admitted by the festival committee. Also, all films intended for this festival must be subtitled in either the following languages: English, French or Portuguese.



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