Jinja to host this year’s Nile Diaspora International Film Festival

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Jinja is set to host this year’s Nile Diaspora International Film Festival (NDIFF). The festival, in its 7th edition, will involve film screenings in different venues in Jinja and a four-day filming workshop for actors and all those interested in film making.

“We shall cover basics in all aspects of film making like camera handling, editing, script writing, lighting, sound and marketing,” said NDIFF’s John Baptist Tentena in a brief phone chat with our writer. “And all this is free of charge to anyone who might want to be a part of this,” he added.

“film screenings which will showcase 108 films will be spread across three venues…”

Slated to start on 4th December 2018 through to 8th December 2018, the opening and closing nights will be at the Nile Anchor Palace, a hotel in Jinja, starting at 6pm. The film workshop, according to info obtained from the organizers, will take place at Wilson Road based La Casa Restaurant then the film screenings which will showcase 108 films will be spread across three venues; La Casa Restaurant, The Keep Restaurant on Iganga Road and Dingos Cinema on Lubas Road.

Nile Diaspora International Film Festival (NDIFF) is a not‐for‐profit cultural organization whose mission is to transform the way people see the world through film. Dedicated to the development and presentation of contemporary and media arts by the African Diaspora and Africans from within the continent, NDIFF is actively engaging the African Diaspora Community through this festival and other artistic staged events with a view to helping contribute in various grassroots developmental endeavors within the various African communities.

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