The first China-Africa International Film Festival is aimed at the two major film markets in China and Africa, and is designed to showcase, reward and promote outstanding films from China and Africa. The International Film Festival aims at promoting the production of film content, technological innovation, industrial development, brand building, raising the level and level of cultural exchanges between China and Africa, and enhancing the understanding of the people of China and Africa.

The Organizing Committee of the Film Festival is dedicated toFamous movie star Tao Hong is invited as the Chinese Special Representative to be the image ambassador of the China-Africa International Film Festival.