7-11 Nov. The Colours of the Nile International Film Festival (CNIFF) celebrates East African and African Cinema.
The programme includes 58 fiction films, shorts and documentaries by African directors or produced in African countries over the past two years, which compete for the Great Nile Award. The programme includes special screenings, tributes and workshops.
The 2012 filmmaker in focus is Alain Gomis, whose film Tey, co-produced between Senegal and France, opens the festival. Among the non-competitive selections will also be Location Africa, a series of stories set in Africa, told by non-African directors; African Special, which pays tribute to Senegalese cinema; Ethiopian Heritage, which offers an overview on Ethiopian cinema; A Special Screening, which will commemorate the 50th anniversary of Algerian Independence.