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. NAIROBI, KENYA (CINEMA MINIMA) — On June 16 — the Day of the African Child — the Lola Kenya Screen announced the lineup for its fourth annual showcase of films for children and youth. The film festival — billed as an audiovisual media initiative for children and youth — will run 2009 […]
The 4th edition of the annual Lola Kenya Screen audiovisual media festival for children and youth in eastern Africa will be held at Goethe-Institut in Nairobi, Kenya 2009 August 10-15. Lola Kenya Screen shall exhibit films from 50 countries. It will train children and youth in the production, appreciation, promotion, distribution, and consumption of high-quality audiovisual media content. The 3rd Kids For Kids Africa Festival Competition shall also be held in the framework of Lola Kenya Screen. A special programme of the Best of Kids For Kids Films 2008 will be on the cards, courtesy of CIFEJ.