The sixth edition of the annual Lola Kenya Screen film festival has concluded up in Nairobi with the best children’s film and best youth films going to Belgium and Madagascar, respectively.
The Lola Kenya Screen audiovisual media movement for children and youth in eastern Africa marks five years since its founding in 2005 as an audiovisual media festival, skill-development mentorship program, and film market.
The Nairobi-based Lola Kenya Screen — audiovisual media festival, skill-development mentorship program, market for children and youth in eastern Africa — marks five years of service to children and youth in November 2010 with two cutting-edge, skill-development mentorship programs in Documentary Filmmaking, and Critical Writing. Deadline to apply October 30!
The fifth edition of the annual Lola Kenya Screen — audiovisual media festival, production workshop, and market for children and youth in Eastern Africa — ended in Nairobi, Kenya on August 14, 2010, with top prizes going to Nigeria and Malawi. This marked a change from previous editions, when laurels had gone to films from the Northern Hemisphere.
The 5th annual Lola Kenya Screen has announced the film line up for the August 9-14, 2010 festival; 37 countries, 5 continents, 33 languages represented.
The deadline for filmmakers for the next Lola Kenya Screen Film Festival is 2010 April 15. The festival — which will take place in Nairobi, Kenya, in August 2010 — accepts films that focus on children ages 13 and under, youth (14-25), or family (25+). Filmmakers may be children, youth, amateurs, students, or professionals. There is no charge to enter a film into the festival.
BY OGOVA ONDEGO. ZANZIBAR, TANZANIA (CINEMA MINIMA) — Lola Kenya Screen, the annual audio-visual media festival, production workshop and market for children and youth in eastern Africa — that holds in Nairobi, Kenya, every second week of August — has announced the names of candidates for her 4th skill-development programmes to be held 2009 August […]