Dates: October 14-16, 2022 |
"SVAFF 2022 presents a full menu of 102 feature and short length narrative, documentary, and animation films from 33 countries. Festival highlights include a VIP/Red Carpet opening night reception, film screenings, parade of flags of all countries in the festival, libation ceremony, live African music and dance performances, African marketplace, fashion show, food, dialogue with filmmakers in attendance, panel discussions, community forums, awards, and more.
Aptly themed “Africa through African lenses", SVAFF presents authentic stories by Africa's seasoned and emerging filmmakers and, crucially provides audiences with exquisite lenses to the real Africa and its diaspora. From Morocco to Mozambique, Ghana to Uganda, Nigeria to Namibia, Senegal to South Africa, United States to Brazil, Australia to United Kingdom, the diversity of voices represented in our 2022 selections will engage, delight, inspire, provoke and challenge our audience. Over 50% of the films will be World / North America premieres." www.svaff.org.
The Silicon Valley African Film Festival promotes an understanding and appreciation of Africa and Africans through moving images. Aptly themed “Africa through the African lens", the film festival celebrates the vast richness of the African Continent through the lenses of Africa’s seasoned and emerging filmmakers and, crucially, provides audiences with exquisite lenses to the real Africa. Each year, the festival presents a full menu of feature and short length narrative, documentary and animation films from over 25 African countries. From Ghana to Uganda, Tunisia to Tanzania, Nigeria to Namibia, Senegal to South Africa, the diversity of voices represented in our films engage, delight, inspire, provoke and challenge our audience.