The NDIVA WOMEN’S FILM FESTIVAL (NWFF) is a film festival created to bring African women filmmakers and women filmmakers of African descent in the Diaspora (Directors, Producers, Editors, Animators, Actresses, Cinematographers, Production Designers and all women in the film production chain) together in a space where they can network, collaborate, exhibit their work and celebrate each other.
The festival aims to create artistic platforms for the presentation of work by, for and about African women, women of the African Diaspora or of African Heritage.
The NDIVA WOMEN’S FILM FESTIVAL encourages and supports African women filmmakers, and women filmmakers of African descent from all backgrounds to embrace leading roles in front and behind the camera.
The NDIVA WOMEN’S FILM FESTIVAL
1. Creates the space for women filmmakers and audiences to constantly interact.
2. Honour films and filmmakers that present the world as women experience it.
3. Inspire, educate, entertain, and stimulate conversation through film screening by the women filmmakers.
4. Deliver programs to help develop the next generation of African Women Filmmakers.
5. Create a platform for advocacy; which includes educating writers, filmmakers, and film festival audiences.
The NDI’VA WOMEN’S FILM FESTIVAL encourages and supports women of all backgrounds to embrace leading roles in front and behind the camera.
The festival is meant to use film to entertainment and stimulate social and environmental change.