Tag Archives: DIFF

Durban International Film Festival Announces Opening and Closing Films

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A thriller/horror film and an LGBTI love-story have been selected respectively as the opening and closing films of the 39th Durban International Film Festival (DIFF), which takes place from 19 to 29 July 2018. Tokoloshe (2018) Rafiki (2018) In a bold move to shift perceptions of how African stories can be told cinematically across genres, … [Read more]


Durban FilmMart calls out for 2018 Projects

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Project submissions for the 2018 Durban FilmMart (DFM) which takes place during the Durban International Film Festival , South Africa (19-29 July) open on 20 October, 2017. The Durban FilmMart is a joint project of Durban Film Office, the eThekwini Municipality’s  industry development unit, and the Durban International Film Festival (DIFF), which strives to support and stimulate … [Read more]


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]


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