The Creative Pulse of Africa
THE FIFTH HELSINKI AFRICAN FILM FESTIVAL WILL EXPAND! This year´s theme ”The Creative Pulse of Africa” will showcase the best of African cinema, as well as a myriad of other art forms that include a Street Festival, Theatre, Poetry, Dance, Fine Art, Fashion and Food!
The program also includes open workshops, panel discussions and a networking event. During the festival you are also welcomed to enjoy our night club with pulsing African music.
New website is coming up soon.
Write down the best events of May 2014!
10.5. HAFF Street
14.–18.5. Helsinki African Film Festival
The HAFF team wishes you a wonderful summer. See you next year with new, exciting African films!
Best film: Tey
The best HAFF film of this year is the Senegalese film Tey (Today) from the director Alain Gomis. The film convinced our judges with its simple and profound beauty.
Film director’s point of view
The Children of Troumaron’s director duo Harrikrisna Anenden and Sharvan Anenden talk about their experiences on making the film.
Film tips by HAFF staff
HAFF Communications director Laura Meriläinen-Amaumo and Marketing director Reetta Turtiainen recommend their favorite HAFF films.
Director's point of view: Tosh Gitonga
Short interview with the director of Nairobi Half Life David "Tosh" Gitonga. Come meet the director in person at HAFF and participate in the Q&A after the Nairobi Half Life screenings.