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
|MANIFESTATION||CHRIS ENENJI ENEAJI||Nigeria|
|8||Harold Holscher||South Africa|
|Koi Koi – The Myth||Adekunle Mcdouglas Lawal||Nigeria|
|Parable||Beer Adriaanse||South Africa|
|Madam Koi Koi||Stanley Bigstan Okoro||Nigeria|
Best Feature Length Horror Film – International
|Natzee Zombie Carnage||Nicholas Weed||United States|
|H.P. Lovecraft’s Witch House||Bobby Easley||United States|
|Killing Time||Norberto Ramos del Val||Spain|
|Live Scream||Perci Intalan||Philippines|
|Blades in the Darkness||Alex Visani||Germany|
Best Short Horror Film – Africa
|Drift||Simeon Olanrewaju Hellah||Nigeria|
Best Short Horror Film – International
|The Washerwoman||Obi Ejikeme||United Kingdom|
|Two Sisters||Diego Carli||Italy|
|Breathe Now||Ton Ruey||Brazil|
|Three Wys to Dine Well||Alison Peirse||United Kingdom|
Best Student Horror Film
|Janus||Priscila Carvalho Vailones||United Kingdom|
|They Know It||Josué Oceguera||Mexico|
|Noapte||COCUS Gabriel representing “Students MMIapp, Beziers IT”||France|
|Camp of the Dead||Gwendalyn Chapman||United 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.