African FILM FESTIVAL New Zealand


Vanilla: The Hunt for Brown Gold

The price of vanilla has increased exponentially in recent years. The demand too. A fight for the world’s most expensive spice has broken out. A film that takes you into the fascinating world of vanilla, but also shows the dark sides of this wonderful spice. […]

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Flight to Extinction

The Grey Crowned Crane is an iconic symbol for Uganda, appearing on its flag, and coat of arms. The national football team is even called the “Uganda Cranes,” in honour of the towering birds’ strength and invincibility. But sadly, this spectacular bird is now on IUCN’s Red Data list and if nothing is done, it’s […]

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Dream of Salt

A dream can’t be seen by the eyes as it resides in the world of imagination Nabil Herbawy’s dream lit up his sightless eyes to allow him to illuminate the dreamers’ lives. […]

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Back into the Wild

A troop of 14 bonobos is on the verge of being released into the forests of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Congolese conservation group Amis des Bonobos du Congo (ABC) is working to make sure the communities surrounding the release site feel invested in the project. This will be the second group to be […]

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Part of the Pack

This film will educate the public on an endangered species in their country that no one knows or is talking about. We will look at what makes an African Wild Dog so unique and give insight on how they are as a species with regards to their social dynamics and hunting techniques as a pack. […]

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