Zanzibar International Film Festival

Zanzibar, Tanzania

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Deadline
01 Mar 2022


Published: 04 Jan 2022
 Does NOT have submission fees
Short films
Feature films


The Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) is currently accepting applications for African films (including the African Diaspora) and films from the Dhow Countries region (South East Asia, the Arabian Peninsula, The Persian Gulf, Iran, Pakistan, India and the Indian Ocean Islands) and from all countries of the world. Films must be have been produced after 2020. East African TV Series in Kiswahili, produced by after 2020, are invited for competition.

Every year, ZIFF screens approximately 70 domestic and foreign productions and hosts a dozen complementary activities such as workshops, masterclasses, debates and roundtables, network events, panoramas and outreach screenings. The festival typically welcomes about hundreds of guests from outside Zanzibar and presents 20 awards selected by juries of industry professionals.

Films reflecting the theme of global cultural interaction, cultural encounters or sociocultural commentary will be given priority. Films must have been completed by between 2020 and no later than February 15, 2022. We will accept submissions of works in progress only after agreement with the ZIFF management. The Submission Deadline is 28 February 2022. The festival reserves the right to invite selected films for screening at ZIFF.


International Festival

Short film festival

Feature film festival


 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other


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