LAKECITY FILM FESTIVAL 2018
Its been 3 years of blazing the trail in strategically harmonizing and positioning the South-eastern Motion Picture industry to attract both capital and human resource investment. LACIFF inspite of the odds has become the region’s “ ceteros praestans “ celebration of Cinema. From showing promise to establishing itself as a unique festival, blending cinema , tourism and culture to deliver on its promise to celebrate the indigenous and spark a cultural revolution.
Growing its audience from about 600 that attended the first edition to over 2300 that attended the last edition with over 60% of local community attendance LACIFF is the only festival that enjoys such community followership. Lakecity Film Festival consciously drives it programing to include professional and social interactions with filmmakers and festival ardents to create profitable opportunities for networking, education and collaboration. Charles Inojie (The Johnsons), C.J Obasi (Ojuju & O-Town), Bond Emerua (Hidden Hunger), Francis Onochie (Battle Ground), Tony Akposheri (Jimeji), Greg Ojefua (Encounter) and many more have had the LACIFF experience.
Lakecity Film Festival is a themed styled film festival that focuses on films with core interests in environment, culture, tourism and history. LACIFF creates an environment necessary for the global cross-pollination of cultures in a bid to encourage film-makers to look inwards and tell indigenous stories from fresh perspectives. The festival holds in the beautiful town of Oguta, popularly known for its beautiful lake and tourism potentials.