Honoring Black Excellence in Film


Save The date! July 2-7, 2010


Tony Clomax


AICFF Director

& Head of Programming

AICFF Locations


Capitol Theater, CinemaxX Theaters & Sheraton Hotel (Offenbach-Frankfurt Germany)

Features & Activities


Red Carpet Event, Film Screenings, Competitions, Networking Events, Awards Ceremony & More...


The Afro International Cultural Film Festival (AICFF) kicks off its inaugural annual event dedicated to showcasing exceptional Indie film and television content by and about people of African descent from around the world. Held from July 7-9 2019, in beautiful Frankfurt, Germany, a global hub for commerce, culture, education, tourism and transportation, The AICFF will take place in the luxurious Capitol Theater and the CinemaxX Theaters, while coinciding with the Afro International Cultural Expo & Music Fest July 4 – 9, 2019. The AICFF supports established and emerging artists to showcase a wider range of images, stories and storytellers represented in the entertainment industry. The AICFF is committed to serving as a vital channel for Black talent in front of and behind the camera and presenting it to an International audience.  

The AICFF is comprised of three days of over 50 films, master classes, engaging panels, script stage readings, networking events and more…from the star-studded opening night screening and concert to the inspirational closing filmmaker ceremony. The AICFF will screen films with persons of African descent in at least four of the following five key creative roles: Writer, Producer, Director, Cinematographer, and Lead Performer. Films completed after January 2017 are eligible. International films, as well as films from students, are encouraged and welcomed. All English-speaking films must be in German Subtitles and Non-English speaking films must be in English Subtitles. 

Not only does AICFF showcase content made by people of African descent from around the world, the festival also offers:

  • Moderated Q&A sessions
  • Panel discussions related to film screenings
  • Industry panel discussions
  • Artist talks
  • Networking events
  • Workshops
  • Opportunities for awards, granted during the closing awards ceremony
  • Gala and Industry events
  • An International screenplay competition
  • Lifetime Achievement Award presentation
  • VIP Packaging and Experience

Full Information on AICFF

AICFF Homepage


Your Country & Abroad


Do you love films? Do you want to help the Afro International Cultural Film Festival select the best independent films for AICFF 2019? We have a few openings on our amazing Programming Team left!

Basic requirements include: Internet access for screening films and communicating with team and AICFF Program Director, ability to watch film submissions in a timely manner during October-May submission period, and evening/weekend availability. Additional opportunities to volunteer at the AICFF are available too. Just inquire with email.


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Afro International Cultural Expo / SCDG e.V.

Victoria Strasse 6-8, Koeln, 69181, DE

+49 0221 13075270


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10:00 – 16:00