Film Africa embraces VOD, widening its global reach

Film Africa, London’s annual celebration of African cinema, is working with VOD platform Okiki to bring sixty of the best contemporary African titles to global audiences.

Film Africa OnDemand will present an exciting summer programme of the most popular films screened throughout the festival’s six year history, in partnership with London-based Africa-focused consultancy De Charles. Anyone with an iOS, Android or desktop device will be able to access the selected films on the Okiki App.

The first 10 titles launching the campaign are available now to watch:

  1. Adama, dir Simon Rouby (France, 2015)
  2. The Art of Ama Ata Aidoo, dir. Yaba Badoe (Ghana/UK, 2014)
  3. Children of the Mountain, dir. Priscilla Anany (Ghana/USA, 2016)
  4. Coz ov Moni 1, dir. King Luu (Ghana, 2012)
  5. Coz ov Moni 2, dir. King Luu (Ghana, 2013)
  6. Gurumbé: Afro-Andalusian Memories, dir. Miguel Ángel Rosales (Spain, 2016)
  7. The Figurine, dir. Kunle Afolayan (Nigeria, 2011)
  8. October 1, dir.  Kunle Afolayan (Nigeria, 2014)
  9. Phone Swap, dir. Kunle Afolayan (Nigeria, 2012)
  10. The Witches of Gambaga, dir. Yaba Badoe (Ghana/UK, 2012)

To watch any of these films, all you need to do is download the Okiki App on iOS, Android and desktop device.








Since its inception in 2011, Film Africa has screened 388 films, hosted 132 filmmakers and talent and welcomed live audiences of over 22,000 in select London cinemas. Film Africa OnDemand will enable viewers all over the world to enjoy an exclusive selection of 60 titles ahead of the festival this year, which will take place from Friday 27 October until Sunday 5 November.