Cultural programme

"CineKambiya" International Film Festival

"The Gambia’s premier international & professional film festival"

On Tuesday, the 24 May 2016, the Alliance Française cultural centre along the Kairaba Avenue in Kanifing will host the European Film Night as part of the second edition of the annual CINEKAMBIYA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (CIFF).

Films from France/Francophone, Germany, Portugal and other European countries will be screened to a diversified audience from 6pm GMT onwards. The event will be preceded by a special tribute to Papa Wemba, the Congolese Rumba star and style icon who died while performing on stage in Ivory Coast on the 24 April 2016.

During the break between the Papa Wemba tribute and the European Film Night, members of the SANXAANU KAGGORO FILM KAFFO (SANXAAFI) will perform a stage play on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in the local Sarahulleh language.