Tag Archives: DIFF

All the winners at the 38th Durban International Film Festival

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Inxeba (The Wound) scooped both Best Director for John Trengrove and Best Actor for Nakhane Touré at the Durban International Film Festival (13 to 23 July). The win was announced at the closing ceremony, held on Saturday 22 July. This is a latest in the film’s award-winning streak, which has seen it pick up a number … [Read more]


Mbongeni Ngema’s Asinamali! To Conclude Durban International Film Festival (DIFF)

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Asinamali! the much-anticipated film by Mbongeni Ngema, will be the closing film of the Durban International Film Festival (DIFF), one of the biggest festivals of its kind and the longest running film festival in Africa. The film will screen at Ster-Kinekor Gateway in Umhlanga on Sunday, 23 July. Mbongeni Ngema occupies a unique space in theatre history … [Read more]


Canada and South Africa celebrate 20 years of film and TV co-production at DFM and DIFF 2017

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In 1997, Canada and South Africa signed an Audiovisual Co-production Treaty which would pave the way for collaboration between Canadian and South African film and television productions. This was the first ever co-production treaty signed by South Africa and remained the only one until 2003. To celebrate this important milestone, Canada will be a country … [Read more]


Moroccan Documentary ‘Behind Closed Doors’ selected for South African Film Festival

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The 8th annual Durban FilmMart will take place in Durban South Africa from July 14 to 17 and will feature films from across Africa. This year, the Moroccan documentary, Behind Closed Doors, will be among the films showcased at the festival. Behind Closed Doors portrays a farming family living in northern Morocco where the only … [Read more]


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