This is the ARCHIVED WEBSITE for the 2012 Africa in Motion Film Festival.               For up-to-date information visit:


6 November 2012

African Popular Culture at Africa in Motion

The seventh edition of the Africa in Motion film festival has just finished, and after a weekend of sleeping and not much else, I am now in contemplative mode, and reflecting on the successes (and in some instances, also challenges and “failures”) of this year’s festival. Read more

31 October 2012

Short Film Competition: a word from our sponsors

In a dusty street of Morocco, a young boy is breathless as he runs to find his uncle, anxious that he has not completed the task he was sent out to do. Across the continent in post-apocalyptic vision of Nairobi, a boy runs through the slum, his head transformed into... Read more

30 October 2012

Short Film Competition: Review and Results

Last night Glasgow was treated to a hearty selection of African short films at the GFT. With eight films from all over the continent being screened in one sitting it was a lot to take in but was well worth our sore bums. Read more

30 October 2012

African warmth in the heart of Edinburgh

It’s late October in Edinburgh and despite the perishing conditions out on the streets the Filmhouse Cinema exudes the warm vibrancy of African culture - bringing the city to life. The opening night combines the rich aroma of fried plantain, talented young street dancers, and knitted hats – showing that... Read more

29 October 2012

Short Film Competition (part 3: Who Killed Me)

Our Short Film Competition is on today in both Edinburgh and Glasgow. Featuring in it is Who Killed Me with a new take on the whodunit. Here is a bio of director Amil Shivji. If you have any questions for Amil please post them as comments here and he will get... Read more

<< older articles    

Back to Top