Africa International Horror Film Festival 2022 Official Selection

2022 Africa International Horror Film Festival – Official Selection

After careful and dedicated scrutiny, the selection committee has selected 22 films for screening at the African International Horror Film Festival 2022 edition in the following categories:

Best Feature Length Horror Film – Africa

ChokeMr OrimzNigeria
8Harold HolscherSouth Africa
Koi Koi – The MythAdekunle Mcdouglas LawalNigeria
ParableBeer AdriaanseSouth Africa
Madam Koi KoiStanley Bigstan OkoroNigeria

Best Feature Length Horror Film – International

Natzee Zombie CarnageNicholas WeedUnited States
H.P. Lovecraft’s Witch HouseBobby EasleyUnited States
Killing TimeNorberto Ramos del ValSpain
Live ScreamPerci IntalanPhilippines
Blades in the DarknessAlex VisaniGermany

Best Short Horror Film – Africa

JinglesOlumense OmonjahioNigeria
ShadowlessToyosi IgeNigeria
DriftSimeon Olanrewaju HellahNigeria

Best Short Horror Film – International

The WasherwomanObi EjikemeUnited Kingdom
Two SistersDiego CarliItaly
Breathe NowTon RueyBrazil
Three Wys to Dine WellAlison PeirseUnited Kingdom

Best Student Horror Film

JanusPriscila Carvalho VailonesUnited Kingdom
They Know ItJosué OcegueraMexico
NoapteCOCUS Gabriel representing “Students MMIapp, Beziers IT”France
Camp of the DeadGwendalyn ChapmanUnited States

We appreciate all the filmmakers for submitting their works. The 2nd edition of the festival is set to kick off from the 29th of October to 31st at Lagos, Nigeria.

With the theme ‘Our Voice. Story and Identity”, the festival will reawaken the consciousness among African filmmakers and industry stakeholders on the need to explore other forms of storytelling deeply rooted in African culture and tradition.

The events lined up for the festival include, Free Film Screenings, Masterclasses, Panel Discussions, Workshops, Award Presentations and Afroween Party.

Highlights of the 2nd edition of the Africa International Horror Film Festival also include the recognition of African filmmakers, including living and posthumous legends, whose resilience accelerated the growth of the African horror film genre.

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African Horror is a literary genre in its own right, a sub-genre of horror that has existed for centuries. It encompasses several horror sub-genres like supernatural horror, psychological horror, demonic/occultic horror, sci-fi horror, paranormal romance. 

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Africa International Horror Film Festival 2022, Call for Submissions

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We are now accepting submissions for its second edition. The submission portal opened on the 5th of February and will run through to 31st August, 2022.

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