The Cascade Festival of African Films shows us Africa through the eyes of Africans, rather than a vision of Africa packaged for Western viewers. The films celebrate Africa’s achievements, expose its failures, and reveal possibilities for a hopeful future. Although the films cannot represent an entire continent, we hope to encourage American viewers to become interested in and study African cultures.

Upcoming festival:

Submissions are now open for the 34th Cascade Festival of African Films. Celebrating extraordinary filmmaking of African cinema. Get your “Early Bird” discount until June 16th! We will accept works of all genres and can’t wait to see your wonderful projects!

Find more information at our Film Freeway page

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