Richard Mofe Damijo to Host TAFF 2017

Richard Mofe Damijo, RMD as he is widely known and fondly referred to is the biggest male actor to come out of Nigeria in particular and Africa as a whole. He has starred in over 60 movies and TV Series locally and internationally.

The legendary actor will grace our stage on the closing night, which is also the Awards Gala, on July 3, 2017 at the Dallas City Performance Hall. This black-tie/traditional attire event will be marked by glitz and glamour and guaranteed to bring out the best in the film industry as we honor makers of some of the very best African films around the world.


RMD's Versatility

A Creative Fire-brand, RMD wrote for several prestigious newspapers and publications including Concord and Guardian. In his early 30s he published Nigeria's first all-gloss Magazine for men. 'MISTER" which he sold for several millions at 33 years old. A man of many parts. RMD is a Writer, Lawer, Creative Content Creator, Producer, Life-Coach, Public Speaker, Showbiz Impresario amongst other talents.

TAFF organization is happy to have this multi-talented creative filmmaker and entertainer as the host of this year's film festival.





TAFF welcomes sponsors. An effort such as this is not without strong collaborators and supporters who share our vision. Please contact us if you would like to be a sponsor. TAFF welcomes volunteers. Volunteers are a vital part of The Festival and volunteering comes with many privileges, including ALL ACCESS PASS to all our events. Volunteers have opportunities to help shape the event, making it a memorable experience for our filmmakers and attendees. In exchange for your time, you are given the opportunity to attend ALL Festival events, including After Parties and Behind the Scene activities.


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TAFF is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization that focuses on films addressing Social, Economic, Ethnic, Political, Religious, or Health issues that affect Africa.