About us

What is MAAFF?

The Mashariki African Film festival is an annual cultural event that aims at bringing african Films to an african audience.

It consists of films screening and rewarding Rwandan and African Filmmakers and empowering them through trainings offered by local and International specialized professionals. The festival promotes, advocates for and collaborates with other cultural events in different member States of the East African community.

Mission

Our mission is to partner with grass root organizations, cultural operators .and other large corporations for a sustainable film industry. To raise the standards of the films produced in Rwanda and the region through exposure and competition. To work hand in hand with organizations that operate in capacity building to provide basic training in cinema,

Vision

The Mashariki African film festival’s vision is to establish cinema as a language and a culture in Rwanda and across the African continent.