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Fourth Edition of Lake International PanAfrican Film Festival

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Nakuru County will for the second time host the 4th edition of Lake International PanAfrican Film festival which is set to take place from the 6th to 9th November 2019.

The annual festival aims to bring filmmakers together and open up the region to reap the benefits of tourism, intellectual and cultural exchange while increasing the African cinematic experience by taking African language films to the people.

The Festival which is directed by Dr. Zippora Okoth and coordinated by Suki Wanza is hosted by Legacy Arts and Film Lab (K) Ltd.

The 2019 edition of the festival has opened up for youth and experts to submit films in any African Languages with English Subtitles made in Africa. The festival only accepts feature films, short films, documentaries, and animation films. This year LIPFF attracted 2890 entries, with 589 from Africa and 57 from Kenya, a great increase from 2018 when we had 1983 entries, with 392 films from Africa and 46 from Kenya, a sign that the Festival is growing in reach all over Africa year after year.

This year’s edition will include film workshops, panel discussions, and also an Open Forum where the public will learn more on Crowdfunding through Thundafund, Showmax as a Digital Distribution Platform, Human Rights Education Films through Amnesty, Films for and on disability by Signs TV and many more. The Gala Awards will take place on the evening of Saturday 9th November 2019 on an invite-only red carpet event. The Gala Awards is set to take place at The Alps Hotel in Nakuru. The winners and best films will be awarded at this event.

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