The Fickin Film Festival is held annually in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo. The name stands for Festival International de Cinéma de Kinshasa. Entries in any language accepted if subtitled in English or French. We do not require French subtitles, but they are very helpful to our audiences. Though some of our judges speak English, many do not. The festival itself is conducted in French and Lingala.
The producers of this festival are working for the emergence and the visibility of cinema throughout the African continent and especially in the DR-Congo. It is open to submissions from around the globe, Entries in the 7th edition of the festival came from twenty-two countries.

Best Feature Fiction
Best Feature Documentary
Best Short Fiction
Best Short Documentary
Best animation

Films must have been produced no later than 2019 to be eligible for FICKIN. Trophies are awarded to winners who attend the festival in person. Winners who can't attend will receive laurels.

Overall Rating
  • It was a good experience, thank you very much! Warm communication and a good overall impression. Thank you

    February 2021
  • Thank you very much
    I have a good moment

    January 2021
  • Ombeni Katige

    One of the best festivals in Africa. The stuff is good, Communication is good, Great vibe, and networking with other filmmakers. I can't wait for the next Edition.

    November 2020
  • Katerina Kalentzi

    It was our honor to have our film officially selected to such an important festival. I received excellent communication and the whole organisation was great!!!Thank you.

    November 2020
  • Our film "Death Offers Life - last moments of Vincent Van Gogh" got official selection which is a great encouragement for us.

    November 2020