Design Indaba FilmFest 2013 highlights!

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Design Indaba FilmFest 2013 will once again treat Cape Town audiences to a World-class feature and documentary film festival highlighting the power of creativity.

We’ve got the essential ingredients for the perfect summers evening in Cape Town and it goes something like this: A rooftop cinema with Table Mountain as the backdrop, sundowners, popcorn and a screening of some of the world’s foremost feature films and documentaries on design, art, creativity and innovation.

It’s called Design Indaba FilmFest, and the best part is that it is happening every evening from 17 February to 3 March 2013, as the prelude to Design Indaba. The Bank in Cape Town’s trendy new Fringe District is where it’s all happening, a venue that in itself promises to delight creative enthusiasts. A new film will be screened every evening at 20:30, for just R35 a ticket. Doors open at 19:30 so be sure to arrive early, to get a drink, popcorn and to soak up both the view and the atmosphere before settling in to enjoy the film.

Design Indaba FilmFest is presented in association with DStv and supported by the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF). Fashion, music, dance, art and more, the selection of films on the FilmFest program ensures that there is something of interest for everyone. A must-see on the program is Big Easy Express, which documents the extraordinary musical journey of folkrock and indie rock bands Mumford & Sons, Old Crow Medicine Show and, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros as they depart on a “tour of dreams” on a train across America. Morgan Spurlock’s latest offering, Comic-Con: Episode IV – A Fan’s Hope, travels with five attendees descending on the comic-lover’s biggest annual pop culture event.

Marina Abramovi?: The Artist is Present follows the fearless and outrageous quest of Abramovi? as she transforms herself into a live form of art, challenging the audience and pushing herself beyond various limits. The celebrated and influential fashion editor of Harpers Bazaar, Diana Vreeland views herself as the one and only fashion editor. Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel documents her life and her work, as somebody who defined style and beauty for a new generation.

The full schedule as well as ticket information will be released on www.designindaba.com/filmfest. Tickets will be available at the door, or can be reserved via SMS. For more information please contact Nicole Chowles on +27 21 465 9966 or email nicole@interactiveafrica.com.

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions, comments or suggestions. You can reach us on +27 21 465 9966 during office hours, or by sending an email to hello@designindaba.com

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