DIFF announces films in competition

17 July 2021 ipoadmin 0

The University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Creative Arts (CCA), will host the Durban International Festival (Diff) from 22 July to 1 August 2021. This year, for its 42nd edition, the festival presents a programme of close to 140 feature films, documentaries and short films alongside the industry programme: Isiphethu. On […]

Apply Now to SXSW 2022

16 July 2021 ipoadmin 0

After over a year apart, SXSW cannot wait to come together once again in Austin, TX from March 11-20, 2022 to meet and share ideas. This call-to-action feels more historic than ever for us! Drum roll, please… Calling all creatives! Participation opportunities for the 2022 SXSW Conference & Festivals are […]

DFM Postponed to August

15 July 2021 ipoadmin 0

In the wake of the ongoing unrest, violence and widespread destruction of property taking place in parts of the provinces of KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng in recent days, the Durban FilmMart has postponed the virtual event that was meant to run from July 16 to 25.  The 12th edition of the […]

DIFF industry programme Isiphethu

13 July 2021 ipoadmin 0

The University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Creative Arts (CCA) will host the Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) from 22 July to 1 August 2021. This year, for its 42nd edition, the festival presents close to 140 feature films, documentaries and short films alongside an exciting industry programme: Isiphethu. Screenings by film […]

DIFF announces opening and closing films

25 June 2021 ipoadmin 0

South Africa’s longest-running film festival, the Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) has announced its opening and closing film. The opening film The Eagle’s Nest, directed by award-winning Cameroonian born British-based Olivier Assoua, is an action-thriller on migration and poverty. Set in Africa, during a night of debauchery, best friends Paris […]

Zinder Awarded Adiaha Award at Encounters

21 June 2021 ipoadmin 0

The Ladima Foundation has awarded the The Adiaha Award 2021 for Best Documentary Film by an African Woman to Zinder, a powerful film by filmmaker by Aicha Macky. The jury also awarded a Special Mention to Faya Dayi by Jessica Beshir.  The award was presented at this year’s 23rd Encounters South […]