The press had an opportunity to talk to some of the stars that were around. See more photos below.
The programme of AFRIFF, Day 1, also included Cocktails and screening of the South African Film OF GOOD REPORT. The film was banned from opening at the Durban Film Festival earlier this year.
The CEO of AFRIIF, Chioma Ude, and the Director, Andy Amenechi, welcomed the First Lady of Cross Rivers State to the event.
Lyn Whitfield, Vanessa Williams, Rita Dominic, Desmond Elliot, Uche Jombo, Kunle Afolayan and many more were at the event.
See the photos of these and other attendees below...