17 August 2017

Africa's Documentaries Now Available for Streaming

AfriDocs, has announced that AfriDocs Anytime is now available as a free streaming platform on www.afridocs.net with a catalogue that includes nearly 40 films available for viewing at any time, as well as an exclusive catch-up opportunity, featuring the past week's BET schedule available to view for a limited period of time.

AfriDocs Anytime allows access to powerful, quality, award-winning documentaries that have shown at some of the most prestigious festivals in the world, as AfriDocs Executive Producer Don Edkins explains, in a release.

"The launch of AfriDocs Anytime heralds a new era of distribution for the continent, with the combination of a prime-time broadcast opportunity, followed up a by a free online streaming mechanism, means new opportunities for filmmakers, as well as the chance to develop audiences for the best in African film." Edkins added.

AfriDocs, an initiative of the South African documentary production and distribution company, Steps, in partnership with the Bertha Foundation, is the broadcast and online platform exclusively for Africa, bringing the best African and international documentaries to television audiences weekly across sub-Saharan Africa via BET Africa and now to online audiences anywhere in Africa.

e already includes a full catalogue of high-profile African documentaries including classics such as South Africa's Mama Africa and The Cradock Four, Kenyan films including For Kibera, Ghana's Accra Power and Homegrown, as well as international documentaries such as CitizenFour, The Act of Killing and Gulabi Gang.

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