Join us for the 5th edition of the Abuja Animated Film Festival!

Organized by the Institut français du Nigéria and the Embassy of Japan in Nigeria since 2015, this program aims to offer the best of French and Japanese animated movies and to promote the animation sector in Nigeria by presenting new original films.

1:30 PM to 4:30 PM // screening and snacks, for children!

During the afternoon, we will screen films for kids (5 years and up) and teenagers (12 years and up). To register, please email us at: The children have to be accompanied by an adult (arrival: 1:30 PM). Refreshments will be offered after the activity!

6 PM to 9 PM // COMPETITION, COCKTAIL & screenings

We launched a call for entries a few weeks ago to receive recent works from Nigerian animators. Two prizes to win: 150,000 NGN (selection by a committee) and 100,000 NGN (audience award). Be part of the selection, on December 6!

The event will start with the competition of the Nigerian short-films received and will be followed by a French-Japanese cocktail, and movies by directors from France and Japan.

  • FRANCE (total duration: 27 min)

J’attends la nuit – Arthur Chaumey –  2018 // Gobelins (Paris-based school of visual arts)

Hors de l’eau – Simon Duong Van Huyen, Thibault Leclerq et Simon Durand  –  2018 // Gobelins (Paris-based school of visual arts)

Sous tes doigts – Marie-Christine Courtès – 2014

  • JAPAN (total duration: 46 min)

The Garden of Words – Makoto Shinkai – 2013 // Comix wave films