The Rwanda Film Festival celebrates African films (from the continent and the Diaspora) and a selection from international (PANORAMA) highlighting the best in African filmmaking and potential newcomers in the industry and arts of cinema.

Rwanda FILM FESTIVAL wants to be an experience of cinema from Africa that is vibrant, dynamic and with a modern perspective in Cinema and Digital entertainment today.

RFF also tries to open ways for a market for the region giving to filmmakers and producers an opportunity to share, promote and make the industry of film, TV and digital entertaining to grow.

The competition will try to break from the usual and classical style of festival. Therefore, RFF will award and highlight the genres in African cinema.

- Best Comedy Film
- Best Thriller and Action Film
- Best Fantasy - Horror and Science Fiction Film
- Best Drama Film
- Best Reality (Documentary, Docu-fiction),
- Best Experimental and Innovation Film
- Best Children Film

RFF will include also NEW TECHNOLOGIES and TV production (Web series, Virtual Reality, 3D, Reality Shows and more)

Films must be produced from 2017 to be able to be selected