We work with some talented and inspiring individuals who spread the word about Film Africa,  contributing to our blog, uploading on their own platforms, with commentary, reviews and top festival picks.

Joy Gharoro

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Joy’s work reflects her cultural background having grown up in Nigeria, Brunei and UK. She seeks to tell socially conscious stories that allow people to think, exploring other alternatives where possible.  @Joygharoro



Inua Ellams

Born in Nigeria, Inua Ellams is a cross art form practitioner, a poet, playwright & performer, a graphic artist & designer. Identity, Displacement & Destiny are reoccurring themes in work. @inuaellams



Minna Salami

Listed by ELLE Magazine as one of “twelve women changing the world“, Minna Salami is an award-winning writer, commentator and advocate of African culture and feminism. @msafropolitan



Ian McQuaid

Ian McQuaid writes about music, film, politics and literature. His writing is published by The Guardian, i-D, Mixmag, The Voice, Red Bull, Ransom Note and many more. As a DJ he has played in clubs and festivals around the world.  @ianmcquaid



Styled by Africa

Styled By Africa is a carefully curated mutli-brand store showcasing the best in African fashion. The founders Kiran and Alae travel across Africa hand picking beautiful artisanal pieces that promote local trade and can be treasured forever. @Styledbyafrica




Mane CisnerosMane Cisneros

Founder/director of the Cordoba African Film Festival (FCAT) in Spain and member of the French Order of Arts and Letters, Mane Cisneros is also the founder of Mediateca Africana, which holds the largest number of African film titles in Spanish. @MANECISNEROS



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Lucia Mbomio

Listed amongst the 30 most influential Afroeuropeans on Lloyds Banking Group Power List,   Lucía Mbomío is a TV reporter who has also directed documentaries in over 30 countries and is the main editor for Afroféminas, first online publication for black women in Spanish. @luciambomio