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Focus World is proud to bring you AFRICA FIRST: VOLUME ONE, the first in a series of short film collections from some of Africa’s most compelling new talent. Focus’ Africa First program is an initiative designed exclusively for filmmakers of African nationality and residence, and presents annual awards to the best and brightest from around the continent. After touring film festivals around the world, these Africa First short films are now available for audiences everywhere.

 

Pumzi

PUMZI

Directed by Wanuri Kahiu

A startling vision of the future.

 

 

 

The Abyss Boys

THE ABYSS BOYS

Directed by Jan-Hendrik Beetge

A coming-of-age tale of two boys trying to survive amidst rampant corruption and gang violence.

 

 

St. Louis Blues

ST. LOUIS BLUES

Directed by Dyana Gaye

An invigorating traveling musical.

 

 

 

The Tunnel

THE TUNNEL

Directed by Jenna Bass

A moving story of a young girl in search of her father.

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