Welcome To The Future

Film festivals have become an important part of cultural innovation and the development of society. With the rise of digital technology, film festivals have become more accessible to people around the world, especially in Nigeria and Africa. 

This has allowed for greater diversity in stories being told and has enabled Filmmakers to explore new ideas and themes that were previously not possible.

The Badagry International Film Cultural & Sports Festival, also known as BIFIF, is a platform that showcased unique stories while  participants gained access to different cultures and ideologies. This has particularly been impactful in Nigeria and people of African descent, as film festivals have become an integral part of cultural identity and economic development. The theme for the maiden edition – “Once Upon A Time” – focused on  issues of history, spirituality, identity, tolerance, education, resilience, equality, unity, and empowerment.

BIFIF  marked a tremendous cultural milestone in our history and development as this initiative is committed to driving investments and innovation in the entertainment industry. We showcased the best films from across the world while also serving as a bridge for international collaboration, this film festival has already made considerable progress towards stimulating economic growth, investment opportunities, and boosting tourism in the region. Moreover, it has driven a wide range of unique projects and activities which will celebrate African culture while enhancing its connection between African and global societies.
Our film festival provided an opportunity in exploring new insights and perspectives that inspire change in society. Through this festival, filmmakers and participants from different backgrounds  came together to share their stories and create meaningful connections that can help shape the future of our historical identity.


Founder/CEO, BIFIF


To establish a global philanthropic identity as an African cultural preserver and a fortified patron of literacy advancement in arts and humanities.

To present and showcase the broad spectrum of Black Creative Genius; that reinforces a positive brand image of Africans and African Descent.

Our glittering and exciting finale of the festival, where we celebrate and congratulate the amazing talent on screen all week.

A cinematic journey unfolds before us.

For filmmakers seeking exposure, BIFIF Platform offers a boundless horizon to showcase their creations.
We bring authentic independent films from emerging artists in the traditional BIFIF culture, fostering connections between the filmmaker and international markets. Our goal is to amplify artists’ engagement with audiences and establish an experimental platform that cultivates voices and jumpstarts careers in the indie creative space.
With a mixture of fresh talent and festival veterans covering all genres there really is something for everyone! BIFIF FILM FESTIVAL 2024, STARTS WEDNESDAY 13th NOVEMBER – SATURDAY 16th NOVEMBER.

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Badagry International film festival is a festival that celebrate art and culture through tourism and also give opportunities to show emerging talents.

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