On 18th June, 2019 Great Potential African Youth [GPAY] Africa in association with Associazione Culturale Cinemadamare signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Kenya Film Commission forging a collaboration that will see the biggest gathering of young filmmakers from all over the world to Kenya later this year at the 17th edition of Cinemadamare Africa Chapter 2019.

This program will run in five counties for a five-week period commencing 9th November and ending on 15th December, 2019. The event will be flagged off in Nairobi and will end at the coastal town of Malindi with a big international film festival.

The 17th Edition is expected to host approximately 200 filmmakers from more than 100 countries with young filmmakers from different countries being given the opportunity to tell Kenyan stories under the theme “Gains of Devolution”. This event will also offer an opportunity for the participants to travel across scenic locations in the various counties while filming as well as offering a platform to network, share their cultures and experience of filming in a new environment.