The selection process
Nearly 250 African films are submitted to RFC every year, our selection committee watches every one of them. Only about 25 short films are chosen to be part of the Official Selection, The films that make up the Official Selection are divided into four categories :
A Chacun son cinéma
Films that are screened Out of Competition are generally those that our selection committee really wants to recognize but don't quite fit the Competition criteria. A chacun son cinéma is often used to display first-time films, experimental techniques, and progressive trends showing up in the work of established directors and so on...