Nairobi, April 9 -- Easter weekend was a time for binging on online animated films that were shown for free during the Kwetu International Animation Film Festival (KIAFF).

For two days straight, April 2-3, the public had a chance to watch dozens of animated films, many of which were focused on Africa-related topics by African animators.

Featuring everything from full-length feature animations and children's cartoons to TV commercials, film shorts, and original films by African animators, the theme of the festival was 'Between Art and Reality'.

Launched late last year by Tanzanian filmmaker Daniel Nyalusi, former CEO and manager of the Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF), the inaugural festival ran from April 1 through 3 with 48 h...