Benin City Film Festival (BCFF)

The first annual Benin City Film Festival which is schedule to hold on 14th - 16th of November 2018 at De Civic Centre, Airport Road Benin City.

The four day event which will feature screening of movies, workshop/seminar Exhibitions and Awards and Gala night is being presented by Nigeria Film Society and Abog Communications in collaboration with Edo State Government and Nigeria Institute of Hospitality and Tourism.

Vision The aim of Benin City Film Festival is to present quality films to visiting professionals, amateurs and local, national and international film enthusiasts in Benin City.

Objectives

  • To attract audiences from all over Nigeria, from around the world to come to Benin City to watch quality films that emphasize social issues.
  • To ensure that the international film directors attend the festival and participate in discussions about their work and about the art of filmmaking, and that they are given the opportunity to see what the region has to offer, in the hope that they will return to make films there.
  • To provide a sustainable long-term tourism event in Edo State. 
  • To encourage local people and international visitors who attend the festival to engage in the creative film-making process by participating in seminars, events and workshops running in parallel to the festival screenings.
  • To provide high quality entertainment (music, international cuisine, family events) at an affordable cost

 

When & Location

Location:
Edo State, Nigeria
Date:
14/11/2018 09:00 AM to 17/11/2018 08:00 PM


Contact
Address:
DA Civic Centre, Airport Road, Benin City
Telephone:
0802 343 2836






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