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Sisters of the Wilderness, the social impact feature-length documentary, which won best South African Feature Documentary at the Durban International Film Festival in July last year, and qualified for an Oscar consideration, will have its International Premiere at the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) on January 26, 2019. Set in the iMfolozi wilderness, South Africa, […]Read More

The Wound wows the world

John Trengrove’s Inxeba, (known internationally as ‘The Wound’) has received much international acclaim. The film won the Best Film Award in the International New Talent Competition, at the Taipei Film Festival, in Taiwan. The festival ran from 29 June to 15 July and screened 160 films from more than 40 countries. This is its latest in a […]Read More

Durban FilmMart Hosts Leading Film Executive Tilane Jones of ARRAY

One of the key figures attending the Durban FilmMart this year, Tilane Jones is the executive director of ARRAY, the film distribution collaborative founded by Oscar-winner Ava DuVernay which is focused on women filmmakers and filmmakers of colour. Since 2011, Array has acquired key titles, including Ava DuVernay’s Middle of Nowhere, Andrew Dosunmu’s Restless City and Haile Gerima’s Ashes and […]Read More

Virtual Reality Showcase at Durban FilmMart 2017

An exploration of the possibilities of Virtual Reality (VR) will be one of the highlights of the 8th Durban FilmMart (DFM), Africa’s premier film finance and co-production forum, which takes place at the Tsogo Sun Elangeni Hotel from July 14 to 17 during the Durban International Film Festival. Virtual Reality (VR) is one of the […]Read More

Award-winning Fokofpolisiekar documentary on Showmax

Fokofpolisiekar: Forgive Them For They Know Not What They Do is currently streaming exclusively on Showmax. Filmed over four years, this is the definitive documentary on the cult band that revolutionised the Afrikaans music scene. Starting in 2003, director Bryan Little from Fly on the Wall chronicled the rise of five friends from Bellville who had […]Read More


BET (DStv channel 129) is adding to its rich factual programming mix by welcoming the best documentaries from Africa and across the world onto its TV screens under a deal with documentary curators AfriDocs.  AfriDocs’ extensive library of African and international documentaries will be aired on BET’s pan-African entertainment channel on DStv every Sunday evening at […]Read More

Durban FilmMart Awards 2016 

The Durban FilmMart (DFM), the industry development programme of the Durban Film Office and the Durban International Film Festival, wrapped up on June 20 with an awards ceremony at the Tsogo Maharani Hotel in Durban, South Africa. “DFM is considered one of Africa’s most important film finance platforms and industry gatherings, and this year around […]Read More

Oliver Hermanus’ Latest Film Makes SA Debut at DIFF

Award-winning South African director Oliver Hermanus’ new film, The Endless River, will have its first South African screening at the Durban International Film Festival this month. Having made history by being the first South African film to be invited to participate in competition at the Venice International Film Festival and picking up the Silver Tanit at […]Read More