AM-FM 2018

African Movie Festival In Manitoba
4th and 5th May

    

Buy festival pass and enjoy non-stop entertainment

Movies

The Bicycle Man

The Bicycle Man

Directed by Twiggy MATIWANA
2016, South Africa, 28 minutes

Ben and Ara

Ben and Ara

Directed by Nnegest LIKKE
2015, USA/Ethiopia, 84 minutes

Congo! The Silence of The Forgotten Crimes

Congo! The Silence of The Forgotten Crimes

Directed by Gilbert BALUFU
2015, Democratic Republic of Congo, 78 minutes

A Place for Myself

A Place for Myself

Directed by Rea RANGAKA
2017, South Africa, 108 minutes

Uprize

Uprize

Directed by Sifiso KHANYILE
2016, South Africa, 58 minutes

Greetings from Moruroa

Greetings from Moruroa

Directed by Larbi BENCHIHA
2016, Algérie, 63 minutes

The Lucky Specials

The Lucky Specials

Directed by Rea RANGAKA
2017, South Africa, 108 minutes

Schedule
Friday
4th of May
5:00pm - 6:30pmOpening Reception - Dances/Networking
 7:00pm - 7:30pmThe Bicycle Man - directed by Twiggy MATIWANA
 7:30pm - 9:00pmBen and Ara - directed by Nnegest LIKKE
 9:00pm - 10:00pmDiscussions/Interviews
Saturday
5th of May
11:00am - 12:00pmCongo! The Silence of the Forgotten crimes - directed by Gilbert BALUFU
 12:00pm - 1:00pmOpening Reception - Dances/Networking
 1:00pm - 2:00pmSheila Petty: The past, present and future of African Cinema: Implications for Canada
 2:00pm - 2:30pmA place for Myself - directed by Marie Clémentine DUSABEJAMBO
 2:30pm - 3:30pmUprize! - directed by Sifiso KHANYILE
 4:00pm - 5:00pmAfrican Dinner
 5:00pm - 6:00pmPanel Discussion: African Cinema and Multiculturalism in Manitoba
 6:30pm - 8:00pmGreetings from Moruroa - directed by Larbi BENCHIHA
 8:30pm - 10:30pmThe Lucky Specials - directed by Rea RANGAKA

 

Our Team

Ben Akoh

Ben Akoh

Brenda Austin-Smith

Brenda Austin-Smith

Aboubakar-Sanogo

Aboubakar-Sanogo

Mbye Cham

Mbye Cham

Onookome Okome

Onookome Okome

Sheila Petty

Sheila Petty

Melanie Ferris

Melanie Ferris

Volunteer

Hasanpreet Singh

Hasanpreet Singh

Volunteer

Sponsors
MFM
South Africa
University of Manitoba

Contact

About

About

The African Movie Festival in Manitoba (AM-FM) is an annual spring event held in Winnipeg, Manitoba that showcases the best of African Cinema and that creates a platform for Afro-Canadian dialogue. AM-FM consist of movie screenings, interview sessions with directors/producers/actors, cocktail receptions, and cultural activities including dances, food and entertainment. Full feature movies, shorts and documentaries are screened in French and English from Nigeria, South Africa, Ethiopia, Burkina Faso, Senegal, Mali and other African countries.

AM-FM is organized by Manitoba African Film Festival Inc., a non-profit organization based in Winnipeg, Canada. The organization and festival is advised by a committee consisting of Dr. Sheila Petty (University of Regina), Dr. Aboubakar Sanogo (Carlton University), Dr. Brenda Austin-Smith (University of Manitoba), Dr. Onookome Okome (University of Alberta), and Dr. Mbaye Cham (Howard University).

Festival Info

  • 304 - 100 Arthur St, Winnipeg, MB R3B 1H3