Mashariki African film Festival 1st edition

The first edition‘s aim was The birth of a second artistic film festival in Rwanda. The aim was to give Rwandan filmmakers will have more exposure to screen their films.

We had a Rwandan Premiere of the Film ‘Tapis Rouge’ directed by the Rwandan-Swiss Filmmaker Kantarama Gahigiri (who was the festival’s) Godmother and Fred Bailiff .

Workshop and training

A writing and directing 4 days’ workshop was given to 11 young filmmakers. Two short films were produced and screened at the closing of the festival. The Mentors were Kantarama Gahigiri, Fred Bailiff, Cajetan Boy and Elias Ribeiro From

A sound Training was also made throughout the festival week.