Unlimited access to the cinema industry from Africa and its diaspora at the Festival de Cannes

An iconic white tent within the Marché du Film at the Festival de Cannes 
Extensive networking opportunities 
An exceptional media coverage 
African and diasporas' Business of Film Showcases 
10 days of promotional activities 
Glamour at every turn 


Pavillon Afriques is the first dedicated tent within the Film Market section of the Cannes Film Festival dedicated to the Business of Film in the African continent and among its diaspora. The inaugural edition took place in 2019, May 14-25.


To give participating countries the opportunity to showcase innovation and technology that disrupt the movie-making process and costs. In doing so, changing or owning the narrative with a diverse, inclusive,

differently-abled perspective.


To create a unique venue for movie trade and promotion that outlines the diversity and plurality of  African and African-descended film and television content 


To become an exclusive promotional venue where film industry stakeholders meet, discuss, trade,  make deals and take advantage of the unique atmosphere of the Festival de Cannes 


To showcase and promote organizations vested in the African film industry


To offer a remarkable insight into the potential for growth across the continent and within the diaspora


To be an exceptional networking platform aimed at providing stakeholders with unprecedented access to the global film industry resources and professionals




Marché du Film

de Cannes

Advisory Board