International PanAfrican Film Festival from April 5th till 9th, 2017

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Theme “U.S.A, Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow” Mr. Sidiki BAKABA (Actor, Director) Jury president

The 14th edition of the international PanAfrican film festival pays tribute to independent African – American cinema from April 5th till April 9th 2017.

The theme “U.S.A, Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow” reflects the strong presence of films directors from United States of America – more than 30% of films selected for this year’s edition are from the U.S.A. As usual festival attendees will have a large choice among movies coming from Africa, its diaspora and the rest of the world.


On the program from April 5th till April 9th, 2017

Feature films, documentaries, conferences, workshops, showcases, expositions as well as the “PanAfrican exhibition” (from April 8th till April 9th) will take place throughout the festival.


Prestigious receptions at Palm Beach

Opening gala (April 5th), closing gala (April 9th) and the prestigious gala dinner (April 8th) will take place at Palm Beach.


“Espace Miramar” (April 6th and 7th) and “Theatre Alexandre III” (April 7th, 8th and 9th) will host movies screening. The first edition of the night of short movies will take place on April 6th starting from


The festival will begin on Wednesday 5th of April 2014 at 7.30pm at Palm Beach hotel, Cannes. Activities of the following days will start at 9.00am.


The full scheduling is available on our website


Jury 2017 FIFP



Members of the jury of the 14th edition



President of Jury of Feature Films

Sidiki BAKABA (actor, director)

Other Jury Members Henry HENRIOL actor)

Maïk DARAH (actor)

Mary-Noel NIBA (director)

Hurel Régis BENINGA (actor, writer)


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President of Jury of Short Films

Stana ROUMILLAC (actress) Other Jury Members Ouriel CLARK (singer)

Hurel Régis BENINGA (director)



President of Jury of Documentaries

Mary-Noel NIBA

Other Jury Members

Maïk DRARAH (actress)

Stana ROUMILLAC (actress) Henry HENRIOL (director) Momar GAYE (storyteller)



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All information regarding the festival are available on the website



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