Deltas, Back to Shore

Best of African Cinema comes to the Bernie Grant Arts Centre

Back for its 8th edition, Film Africa is a celebration of film from across the continent

Following on from the highly successful African Science Film Series which brought the untold stories of African scientists making groundbreaking scientific discoveries, we put the spotlight back on the continent as we welcome back Film Africa to BGAC this November!


“Good Kenyan girls become good Kenyan wives”, but Kena and Ziki want more. As love blossoms between them, the girls must choose between happiness and safety.

Wednesday, 7th of November @ 7:00pm


Dine & View: Deltas, Back to Shore

Two stories of migration, whose similarities reveal the need and difficulty of finding one’s place in a world in state of crisis.

Film Africa’s much-loved foodie strand returns with the perfect combination of cinema and sumptuous African cuisine with Senegalese dishes from Little Baobab.

Thursday, 8th of November @ 7:00pm


Sega (UK Premiere)

Alassane Sy (Restless City, Mediterranea) gives and incredibly compelling performance as Sega a young Senegalese man navigating loss and disappointment when his efforts to reach Europe fail and he is thrust back into life in Dakar.

Thursday, 8th of November @ 7:00pm


As part of the 8th edition of the festival taking place 2 to 11 November and as well as our screenings, there will be cinema from our friends at South London Gallery, Rich Mix, BFI Southbank and Ritzy.

Film Africa is an annual London film festival celebrating the best African cinema from across the continent and diaspora brought to you by the Royal African Society.

Visit filmafrica.org.uk for more info and a full run-down of the 10 days of screenings, Q&As, debate, live music, parties and more. #filmafrica18