Accra Hosts ‘I Luv Africa’ Film Festival





Accra Ghana West Africa –2013 RWUL Presents: “I Luv Africa” Film Festival in Ghana on May 17-19, 2013 in partnership with the Attukwei Art Foundation and the Goethe-Institut of Ghana. RWUL has successfully run for over three years the “I Luv Africa” Film Series in the US, and now will bring a film festival bearing the same name to Ghana! This annual presentation of RWUL Presents: “I Luv Africa” Film Festival in Ghana will take celebrate the work of African independent filmmakers, with this year’s theme: “Young Africa; Just Press Play”–a special showcase of young African independent filmmakers. RWUL (Reel Worldwide Underground Link) is a non- profit organization based in the US that promotes independent film and cinema. The “ I Luv Africa” Film Festival in Ghana will be a three day event FREE to the public that will feature short films, feature film premieres, and film workshops along with filmmaker appearances and a special opening night afterparty hosted by YAV Magazine. The film work of six selected young African filmmakers from the US and the African Diaspora will be featured on the opening night of the film festival at the Goethe-Institut in Accra Ghana on May 17, 2013. In total ten independent African films will screen during the festival, two film workshops will be presented, and a special filmmaker panel discussion held.

RWUL Presents: “I Luv Africa” Film Festival in Ghana

“Young Africa; Just Press Play”-Come Celebrate Young Independent African Filmmakers

Goethe-Institut in Accra Ghana
May 17, 2013 Opening Night 7pm-9pm
FREE
*Full Film Schedule Announced on April 25, 2013
This Event Will Include:
-Feature Film and Short Film Screenings
-Special Film Workshops and Filmmaker Panel Discussion with Musical Guests

-AfterParty and Award Ceremony for Young African Filmmaker of the Year

About RWUL
We Motivate Create Live Love Build Network Start Focus Mentor Serve Communicate…Reel Worldwide Underground Link RWUL (pronounced r-u-l-e) is a non-profit organization that originated in Richmond, Virginia in March 2007. RWUL has since expanded and hopes to build a foundation that will give a voice to all artists worldwide by supporting positive creative film ventures in the independent film community and by promoting global awareness through the media of film.

Editor’s Note:
Sponsored By RWUL, BGNB Productions, Attukwei Art Foundation, Goethe-Institut and YAV Magazine

Rebekah A. Frimpong-Filmmaker/Poet/Mentor/Activist
YAV Magazine Publisher/BGNB Productions & Founder of The MaMa Africa Program
www.yavmagazine.com www.maafricaprogram.org
Phone:(347) 860-9147 Email: [email protected]
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