The list below are the only officially endorsed screenings of Action Kommandant
Giant Steps Conference (2017)
Giant Steps is a gathering for creative entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial creatives.Giant Steps is an idea and event conceived by Susan Campion and Kwame Tsikata (M.anifest)
28 October 13:00 FilmNorth, Minnesota
Rwanda Film Festival (2017)
The Rwanda Film Festival, also known as Hillywood’s, principal objective is to promote and encourage awareness, appreciation and understanding of the art of cinema in Rwanda. Their mandate is to present the most outstanding films produced in every part of the world.
28 October 18:00 Kigali Public Library Parking
Red Bull Amaphiko Film Festival (2017)
The Festival aims to celebrate the power of film to make a difference in the world and inspire a broad audience to do good especially in their surrounding communities. In addition, the film festival will develop and connect young filmmakers, but all with the objective of helping them make socially engaging and inspiring films, not just be better filmmakers.
28 October Reserve Street, Braamfontein
Baltimore International Black Film Festival (2017)
Founded in 2014, the Baltimore International Black Film Festival is produced by the not-for-profit 501(c)(3) tax exempt social /service organization: SOGAA, Inc. Our mission is to support unity in the community and foster education with the best in independent film-making while enhancing the diverse cultural landscape and economic vitality of Baltimore City.
05 October 13:30 Charles Theatre
12th Festival Cinémas d’Afrique (2017)
To discover the richness and the variety of the African productions, too little known and little distributed, about fifty films of all kinds are proposed: fictions, documentaries, cartoons, and of all the styles, from the comedy to the public to the investigation history more pointed, through short films or first works of young filmmakers.
The selection committee, which screens more than 200 films throughout the year, favors not only films by African filmmakers, some of whom live in Europe, but also African productions. Some films by Western directors are also presented, including Swiss filmmakers. Click here for website
19 August 14:00 Carte blanche Visions du Réel Festival Hall
BlackStar Film Festival (2017)
The BlackStar Film Festival is an annual celebration of the visual and storytelling traditions of the African diaspora and of global indigenous communities, showcasing films by black people from around the world.
04 August 14:25 International House Philadelphia
ANC Youth League screening (2017)
15 June 19:00 CPUT Mowbray Campus. Main Room Building 0.56
Visions du Reel festival (2017)
Visions du Réel is one of the only Swiss film festivals to present a majority of its films as world or international premieres. Alongside a very varied programme, the Festival also offers masterclasses, debates with film directors, meetings with professionals and many cultural mediation activities.
25 April 16:00 Capitole Leone
Luxor African Film Festival (LAFF) (2017)
The Luxor African Film Festival (LAFF) is one of ISF’s projects. It was the writer Sayed Fouad’s idea, as the African films are almost not screened in Egypt. Furthermore, Luxor hardly has any cultural or artistic events, and was therefore selected to de-centralize cultural or artistic events always organized in Cairo and Alexandria.
One City, Many Cultures Cape Town Festival (2017)
The Cape Town Festival started in 1999 as part of the One City, Many Cultures project. Since then it has grown into an annual festival on Human Rights Day, preceded by youth workshop programmes and community festivals.
21 March 12noon Castle of Good Hope, Cape Town
University of Cape Town (2017)
31 March 14:00 Neville Alexander LTI
Isivivana Centre (2017)
The Isivivana Centre is a social justice and community centre in Khayelitsha, Cape Town, South Africa. The centre runs a regular film-screening program which is open to the public.
8 March Bertha Movie House – shown as part of the DOCCIE WEDNESDAYS program in colaboration WITH ENCOUNTERS DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL
CinemAfrica Film Festival is a yearly festival taking place in Stockholm, Sweden. It is the largest of its kind in the Nordic region. The festival attracts high profile filmmakers. Featuring 60-80 films over 5 days, it is a platform for African and African diaspora creatives outside of the Continent
23 February 17:00 Klara venue (with accompanying Q&A)
25 February 14:15 Klara venue (with accompanying Q&A)
Africa in Motion film festival (2016)
Africa in Motion (AiM) is an annual African film festival taking place in Scotland, consisting of film screenings and complementary events.
making it possible for Scottish audiences to engage with African stories and industry professionals from the continent.
5 November 20:00 Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow
Carthage Film Festival (2016)
The Carthage Film Festival (Journées cinématographiques de Carthage, or JCC) is a film festival that takes place in Tunisia. Created in 1966, it is to date the oldest event of its kind still active in Africa.
A special event on the Action Kommandant calender, one of 11 projects to participate in a workshop called Takmil at the 26th Carthage Film Festival in Tunisia. Click here for the Carthage Film Festival profile on Action Kommandant
Ravens Independent Film Festival (2016)
The Ravens Independent Film Festival (RIFF) is a Planet Hardcore initiative to promote SA films, film makers, writers and artist to highlight and focus the spotlight on township community, youth, education and in keeping with the YMCA Ravensmead Branch “Giving Youth A Voice” campaign
24 September The Fountain Centre, Ravensmead
Wits SRC and Jozi Book Fair (2016)
01 September 17:30 CPUT Mowbray Campus. Main Room Building 0.56 Wits, Auditorium 2
Mzansi Women’s Film Festival (MWFF) (2016)
The Mzansi Women’s Film Festival (MWFF) is a platform to empower women filmmakers by showcasing films by women and about women.
Grahamstown National Arts Festival (2016)
7 July 20h00 Atherstone Room
8 July 17h30 Atherstone Room
9 July 17h30 Atherstone Room
Durban International Film Festival (2016)
The Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) is an annual film festival that takes place in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
* Selection – South African films
* Selection – Best Films
* Screening : 17 Jun 2016
* Screening : 21 Jun 2016
* Screening : 23 Jun 2016
* Screening : 24 Jun 2016
* Screening : 26 Jun 2016
Durban International Film Festival profile on Action Kommandant
Encounters International Documentary Film Festival
Encounters South African International Documentary Festival (Encounters) is the premier documentary festival in Africa and one of the oldest film festival on the continent
3 June 2016 8:45pm CN4 V & A Waterfront, Cape Town
5 June 2016 8:00pm Bio, Johannesburg
9 June 2016 6:30pm CN4 V & A Waterfront, Cape Town
12 June 2016 8:00pm CN4 V & A Waterfront, Cape Town
Bonteheuwel Community Screening
16 June 2016
Bonteheuwel Civic Center
1pm to 5pm.
Seattle Film Festival
The Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF), held annually in Seattle, Washington since 1976, is among the top film festivals in North America
27 May 2016
28 May 2016