The Benin City Film Festival was launched in 2018 it is a new entity that offers a platform encouraging and promoting the works of local film community and National, International emerging filmmakers to showcase their work in an environment where they have access to experienced industry professionals, We provide workshops. Training programmes and screen Independent films from new emerging film makers nationally and internationally throughout the four day festival event every year. At least 25% of our festival schedule is dedicated to foreign films, which broadens the film culture experience to all who attend the screenings in Benin City during the festivals duration, The Benin City Film Festival is a team of people who work effortlessly to deliver a quality service to emerging filmmakers. We will give festival contributors access to some of the Industries most prolific names

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Films are screened throughout the day followed by discussions and commentaries from the filmmakers.



Benin City Film Festival offers, master classes, seminars and workshops, including panels and symposiums


Filmmakers, Artists and individual that have contributed to the film industry are awarded best industry awards


The festival offer, guest opportunity to visit major tourist destinations in the historical city of Benin.


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