Watch-Africa is Wales’ Annual African Film Festival celebrating the best of African cinema. Launched in 2013, the festival provides a platform for African films, art and culture in Wales.
The main Objectives are: to contribute and foster cultural exchange, and socially engaged practice between artists, community groups, and members of the public in Wales, Africa and beyond.
Our Approach: is educational and non-partisan with a commitment to pluralism, and developing public dialogue through engagement. We aim to benefit communities and individuals in Africa and Wales artistically, socially, politically and economically.
We do this by: Q&A with Director and Producers, Panel discussion with special guests, African arts and crafts, African Music and Food, Storytelling, Music and Dance workshops, Masterclass with renowned African Director
Our Vision: Watch-Africa Film Festival is dedicated to providing quality independent films, documentaries, foreign films, short films, and animation made by African and African diaspora filmmakers to audiences of all ages and cinematic tastes and to educate film and video students in the art of filmmaking.
Our Mission: To enrich the British and especially Welsh community by fostering public engagement using and through African films, art and culture; invite audiences to learn more about the plurality of Africa’s economic, social, political and cultural perspectives.