Festival Internacional de Cine Comunitario Afro Kunta Kinte (4)

Afro Kunta Kinte International Community Film Festival


01 Mar 2019
Call for entries

31 Jul 2019
Final deadline


23 Aug 2019
Notification date

04 Sep 2019
08 Sep 2019


Calle 58 # 41 - 64,  05001000 , Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia

Festival description
Afro descendants
Short Films 59'<
Feature Films >60' 120'<

Festival requirements
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 October 2010
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Any language
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The theme of the Festival this version: Youth and adolescence in the territories, will be also taken into account the audiovisual productions with afro-descendant; main theme. So that this space has become a community process of strengthening the identity of afro with a point of view etnoeducativo.

Festival start: 04 September 2019      Festival end: 08 September 2019

The 4th AFRO COMMUNITY FILM FESTIVAL "KUNTA KINTE" (FICCA "KK") is the culminating event of a political and audiovisual formation process carried out every year by the Afro-Colombian Social and Cultural Development Corporation «CARABANTÚ» with girls and boys , adolescents and youth (NNAJ) of the city of Medellín.

This project is an ethno-educational tool that seeks to rescue the values, wealth and diversity of Afro-descendant peoples. The FICCA «K. K. »has as its main objective to build a process through which the people who inhabit the different neighborhoods of the city of Medellín, are social protagonists and become multipliers of a cinema culture with an Afro-descendant commitment.

The theme of the Festival in this version will be: "Identity and peace of the afro people", audiovisual productions with Afro-descendant themes produced in Colombia will also be taken into account. This is how this space has been constituted in a community process to strengthen the Afro identity with an ethno-educational perspective.

Category Short film
1. 1. Documentary - Award for best documentary

2. 2. Fiction - Award for best fiction
3. 3. Animation - Award for best animation
4. 4. Public Award for the best production
Category Feature Film
1. 1. Documentary - Award for best documentary

2. 2. Fiction - Award for best fiction
3. 3. Audience award for best production
Category Afro-Colombian Cinema
     1. 1. Award for best national production.

The Afro-Colombian Social and Cultural Development Corporation CARABANTÚ invites directors and filmmakers to register their film productions at the 4th Afro Kunta Kinte 2019 International Community Film Festival.

Audiovisual productions made by amateur organizations, groups, producers, filmmakers and audiovisual producers, professionals and / or independents without age or nationality limit may participate in this version.

Regulation: Registration of works:
Terms and Conditions:
The registration of productions in any category is free.

Nationality of the works: To the official competition may register Colombian and foreign works, as well as co-productions. There will be no limit on the number of productions registered per country.

For this version of the Festival a window of National Cinema was created, in this category it is not necessary for the production to develop the theme proposed by the Festival in this edition.

Productions made from October 2010 until the closing date of this call will be accepted.

Language and subtitles: In all competitive sections, films filmed in any language can be registered. However, works made in a language other than Spanish must have subtitles in Spanish or be dubbed in Spanish. If you do not have dubbing or subtitles, you must attach a copy of the original script in Spanish.



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