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** PLEASE NOTE SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW CLOSED FOR 2019 - WE WILL NOTIFY SUBMITTED FILMS BY 31 MAY 2019 **
The Zanzibar International Film Festival is currently accepting applications from filmmakers from around the world according to different categories of competition.
The Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) is East Africa’s largest film and arts festival, exhibiting the latest and best films and promoting film talents from across the African continent and beyond.
The 22nd Edition of ZIFF will take place 6th -14th July, 2019 in Stone town, Zanzibar.
The theme of the festival is ‘New Dawn’ and will prioritise African cinema and cinema from the African diaspora, with the intention of celebrating Pan-African ideals within the creative industries.
ZIFF is also the festival of the Dhow Countries so also opens the call to films from the region, this includes, – South East Asia, the Arabian Peninsula, The Persian Gulf, Iran, Pakistan, and the Indian Ocean Islands.