‘It’s Not Easy To Start Over In A New Place’
The main objective of Addis International Film Festival (AIFF) is to promote films that bring awareness to major local and global issues in Addis Ababa and other major cities of Ethiopia. The theme of 12th Edition of AIFF is ‘’It’s Not Easy To Start Over In A New Place’ to put the spotlight on the current global issue of ‘displacement’ from all four corners of the world due to war, genocide, ethnic cleansing, natural disasters, environmental changes, famine, political conflicts, economic reasons, etc.
This year’s edition of AIFF will bring to Addis and other major cities of Ethiopia over 65 local and international thought provoking, entertaining and memorable films set across screens at the Italian Cultural Institute, Hager Fikir Theatre and Addis Ababa City Administration Theatre. The Festival will also recognize young Ethiopian filmmakers and women Ethiopian filmmakers by showcasing their short and feature films.
Call for Film Entry
The AIFF team is pleased to announce that it is now accepting short (up to 30 minutes long) and feature (50 minutes+ long) documentary films for this year's edition of AIFF. Submissions can be made HERE.
Deadline for Film Entry: March 15, 2018
Film Submission Fee: $25 (or equivalent thereof in ETB)
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