Who We Are
The Addis International Film Festival (AIFF) is a non-profit organization based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia comprised of enthusiastic volunteers with a common interest in supporting filmmakers from around the world. Every year AIFF showcases films made by a diverse group of both seasoned and emerging filmmakers who have documented information essential for analyzing issues that affect society. Our mission is to honor, promote and nurture Documentary cinema from local and international artists, while fostering cross-cultural communication.
What We Do
AIFF has completed 10 successive annual events from 2007- 2016. Participation in the organization of the film festival has grown from a modest 2 volunteers in 2007, to 30+ in 2015. AIFF supports local filmmakers by promoting and celebrating their unique voices while advocating Ethiopian culture within the general global population. Promotion of a general underutilized standard of practice of documentary film making, production and post production and advertising of local businesses that have sponsored the film festival.
Message From The AIFF Team
As we face the challenges of economic, social, cultural and political development in Ethiopia, it is refreshing to see organizations that use creative means to educate their peers and the community at large and activate citizens.
Message From The Festival Director
Welcome to the 2017 11th Addis International Documentary Film Festival.After seven years, it really does seem like each year keeps getting better...