Winner 7th African Diaspora Cinema Festival

Mångata won the Best Short Film Award at the African Diaspora Cinema Festival in Florence

Original sound track by Tropical Diaspora Recorda & Sá Menina recorded and produced in São Paulo at Pele Preta Estúdio

Thank you to the jury for awarding us and congratulations to our cast&crew for this achievement!!
A huge thank you to festival director Fide Dayo and his wonderful team, city councilor Antonella Bundu, director Antonella Agudio and the whole team and artists from Villa Romana for an unforgettable festival. See you next year! ✊🏿

ABOUT African Diaspora Cinema Festival (ADCF)

Since 2013, African Diaspora Cinema Festival (ADCF) has become the international beacon for the African diaspora film and arts communities.

As the critically acclaimed biggest Black film and arts festival, showcasing music with live performance, and fashion exhibition in the beautiful renaissance city of Florence Italy, hosted by Villa Romana Cultural Institut in their neoclassic building in Florence. ADCF attracts filmmakers, artists, and unique craftspeople from over 40 countries across the globe to the city of Florence annually, to showcase their work and talent. Thus, ADCF has become the quintessential global celebration of African Diaspora cultures in Italy.

Annually, ADCF continues to receive hundreds of high-quality Black films from the U.S., Africa, the Caribbean, South America, Europe, the South Pacific, Canada, and Asia.

ADCF yearly hosts some of the most vibrant film directors, actors, musicians Stylist and runways by fashion mentors. It also presents inspiring and informative panels and workshops –– featuring top industry professionals — and showcases rare cinematic gems followed by filmmaker Q & As. ADCF is more than entertainment, it is an Oscar-qualifying festival.


Established in 2013 by Fide Dayo a filmmaker, African Movie Academy Award nominee (Ben Kross, Minister), ADCF is a non-profit organization that has remained dedicated to the promotion of Black stories and images through the exhibition of film, visual art, and other creative expressions.