The 2019 Black Star International Film Festival has officially kicked of with the opening, held atAlliance Française, Accra.
In total, twenty-seven (27) films were selected into competition in seven categories namely; Documentary, Short Film, Feature Film, Women in Film, Student Film, Africa Rising and Animation. Two (2) more films were selected into a non-competitive category for special screening. Kindly see full selection list attached.
All films will be premiering for the first time in Ghana during the festival.
Special congratulations to our opening films; ‘Nirvana’ by William Kojo Agbeti (Ghana) and ‘Life In My Shoe’ by Wimana Beatrice (Uganda) and closing film; The Game Changers, the highly anticipated movie from producer Louie Psihoyos (and Executive Producers including James Cameron, Jackie Chan and Arnold Schwarzenegger)
Black Star International Film Festival (BSIFF) 2019 will run till 26thAugust 2019. This year, the festival runs as an official Year of Return 2019 event and offers a wide range of activities including workshops, panel sessions, the African Film market, a music concert, awards night and daily film screenings all happening in the city of Accra-Ghana.