African Film Festival puts spotlight on female creatives

Posted Sunday 19 Mar 2017

This year, the African Film Festival in New Zealand is again highlighting a diverse range of films from the faraway continent. In particular, they've highlighted four films that showcase the work of African women filmmakers and actors: we're talking stories of female empowerment, love and sacrifice, activists fighting for democracy, magical realism and more.

Look out for the films below, then check out the rest of the programme:

- The Wedding Ring
- Nawara
- Children of the Mountain
- Ben and Ara

The festival will run in Auckland (April 6-12) and Wellington (May 3-5). More details on their website.