Africa International Horror Film Festival 2022 Official Selection Lineup

Africa International Horror Film Festival 2022 Official Selection Lineup

The Africa International Horror Film Festival (AIHFF) 2022 committee unveiled the official selection lineup featuring 22 films from 11 countries

According to Africa International Horror Film Festival official announcement, the goal of the upcoming second edition themed ‘Our Voice. Story and Identity,’ is to “reawaken the consciousness among African filmmakers and industry stakeholders on the need to explore other forms of storytelling deeply rooted in African culture and tradition.”

The events lined up for the festival include film screenings, masterclasses, panel discussions, workshops, award presentations and the Afroween Party.

For this second edition, the committee revealed the awards will be the following categories:

  • Best Feature;
  • Directing;
  • Cinematography;
  • Editing;
  • Special Effects;
  • Musical Score;
  • Best Animation;
  • Best Short;
  • Audience choice Award;
  • Best Experimental Film; and
  • Best Student Film


Read below for the full official selection lineup.


Manifestation – Chris Eneaji Eneng | Nigeria

Choke – Mr Orimz | Nigeria

8 – Harold Holscher | South Africa

Koi Koi: The Myth – Adekunle McDouglas Lawal | Nigeria

Parable – Beer Adriaanse | South Africa

Madam Koi Koi – Stanley Bigstan Okoro | Nigeria

Natzee Zombie Carnage – Nicholas Weed | United States

H.P. Lovecraft’s Witch House – Bobby Easley | United States

Killing Time – Norberto Ramos del Val | Spain

Live Scream – Perci Intalan Philippines

Blades in the Darkness – Alex Visani | Germany

Jingles – Olumense Omonjahio | Nigeria

Shadowless – Toyosi Ige | Nigeria

Drift – Simeon Olanrewaju Hellah | Nigeria

The Washerwoman – Obi Ejikeme | United Kingdom

Two Sisters Diego – Carli | Italy

Breathe Now – Ton Ruey | Brazil

Three Ways to Dine Well – Alison Peirse | United Kingdom

Janus – Priscila Carvalho Vailones | United Kingdom

They Know It – Josué Oceguera | Mexico

Noapte – Cocus Gabriel representing “Students MMIapp, Beziers IT” | France

Camp of the Dead – Gwendalyn Chapman | United States


The 2022 Africa International Horror Film Festival will hold from 29-31 October in Lagos, Nigeria. Visit AIHFF website here to register.

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