Festival Dates and Activities

``Day 1 – Friday, March 4th 2022 from 8:00am – 8:00pm``

Festival sessions are all free access to everyone. Please, come with your face masks!

``Day 2 – Saturday, March 5th 2022 from 8:00am – 8:00pm``

Festival sessions from 8:00am – 2:00pm are all free access to everyone. Please, come with your mask!

Award Ceremony: Saturday, March 5th 2022 from 5:00pm – 8:00pm (Red-Carpet from 4:00pm)
WIFFEN Award ceremony is a ticket-access event. A ticket admits only one.

The WIFFEN Award ceremony is a black-tie event (dress code is strictly formal or corporate wear)

Festival activities include:

Film screenings
Panel sessions
Workshop/ trainings
Filmmakers and audience interaction sessions
Reflections, questions, and answers
WIFFEN Award Ceremony

Protocol for physical and virtual participation in the festival

Physical Participation:

Visit the link to access contact information for your Embassy to get help traveling to Nigeria and arranging your accommodation in Abuja.

Send a mail with the subject: ‘Physical WIFFEN Attendance’ to let us know that you will be attending the festival so we can actively engage you in the room and to know if you will be physically available to receive your award during the ceremony.

Please, note that safety measures will be in place at the festival venue. Please, come with your face masks. And note that temperature checks and sanitizers will be available to conduct safety checks.

For the award ceremony, tickets are mandatory to get into the venue.

Virtual Participation:

The festival will be streamed LIVE on the Festival’s YouTube channel:

You can subscribe to get notifications when the festival events are LIVE and streaming for you to follow.

Also, follow the festival’s social media handles on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @wiffenglobal

Festival Location

The festival sessions hold at the Niger and Benue Halls; and the Executive Hall for the awards night at the International Conference Centre, Abuja
See map for directions

Festival Losgistics Support


Nicon Luxury Hotels
Plot 903 Tafawa Balewa Way, Area 11, Garki – Abuja, Nigeria
Phone: +234 (9) 461 9000, 08095556005, 08074127257, 07080008335
Fax: +234 (9) 491 9009 Email: info@niconluxury.coM
Silverland Hotels & Suite Limited
NO. 68 EMEKA ANYAOKU STREET, AREA 11, AREA 11, Garki 900247, Abuja.
Phone: +234 807 144 4464
Reiz Continental Hotel
Plot 779, Cadastral Zone AO, P.M.B 140, Central Business District, Abuja Nigeria.
Phone: 094619110, 08073190331, 08039676940, 08073190331, 08039676940, 08037042118.
Email: reservation@reizcontinentalhotels.com
Chelsea Hotel Central Area Abuja
123 Mohammadu Buhari Way, Central Business District 900103, Abuja.
Phone: 09 291 8911
Afri Hotel
281 Herbert Macaulay Way, Central Business District 900103, Abuja.
Phone: 0913 030 8555
The Vynedresa
8, Uyo Crescent, Off Emeka Anyaoku Street, Area 11, Garki, Abuja -Nigeria.
Phone: +234(0)9 291 0558.
Email: info@vyndresa.com


For flights from Lagos to Abuja, get discount flights from Aero, the official airline of the Women’s International Film Festival Nigeria (WIFFEN). Visit https://flyaero.com/ (Note that you need to provide your ticket and share the Discount Code WIFFEN2022 as evidence that you can access the discount.

Embassy Support Services

For foreigners traveling to Nigeria for the festival, please visit your country Embassy in Nigeria to access the support services you may need in connection with your travel. To find your Embassy, please visit any of the Embassy-Contact platforms below:


Embassy Pages – https://www.embassypages.com/city/abuja

Embassies Info – https://embassies.info/