21 August 2023

THENGOIFF 2023 Unveils its Stellar Lineup: 25 Films to Inspire, Engage, and Impact

Festival • News

THE NGO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL is proud to unveil the impressive selection of 25 captivating films that will grace the silver screen at this year’s highly anticipated event. Set to take place from October 11 – 13 2023 at the prestigious Sarit Centre in Nairobi, Kenya, the festival promises to be a celebration of cinematic excellence, social impact, and global storytelling.

We are thrilled to present this exceptional lineup of films that embody the spirit of THE NGO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL,” remarked Taye Balogun, Festival Director. “Through the lens of these filmmakers, we are invited to explore the complexities of our world, celebrate diverse perspectives, and embark on journeys that remind us of the power of cinema to drive positive change.”

The films selected are:

In Competition

Out of Competition

The carefully curated lineup comprises an array of thought-provoking narratives, documentaries, and shorts, each meticulously chosen for their ability to ignite conversations, drive awareness, and inspire action on critical global challenges. With a thematic focus on education, equality, and food security, these films serve as powerful vessels of change, championing causes that resonate across borders.

These films, among others, encapsulate the festival’s commitment to showcasing stories that transcend entertainment, delving deep into the heart of global challenges while offering glimpses of hope and transformation.

The festival team expressed gratitude to the filmmakers who submitted their work, applauding their dedication to addressing the pressing issues that shape our time. As anticipation builds, attendees can look forward to an unforgettable cinematic experience that fosters dialogue, sparks empathy, and inspires a collective commitment to a more equitable and sustainable future.


THE NGO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL is a prestigious cinematic event that celebrates the transformative power of films in driving positive social impact. Through captivating narratives, thought-provoking documentaries, and engaging discussions, the festival aims to inspire change, amplify voices, and create awareness about global challenges.

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