The 44th edition of the Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) has received an impressive number of 3 316 films from 137 countries after submissions closed in February. Festival Manager, Andrea Voges, will be supported by 15 programmers with putting together a programme of features, documentaries, short and student films The Durban International Film Festival (DIFF), presented by the Centre for Creative Arts at the University of Kwazulu-Natal will run from 20 – 30 July 2023.
The festival is South Africa’s longest-running film festival. It is widely regarded as one of the leading film festivals on the African continent and a vital event on the international film calendar. The festival will present live screening at the CineCentre in the Suncoast complex, in collaboration with Avalon Group, and supported by the KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission and the National Film & Video Foundation, amongst several other partners. Additional venues will be announced closer to the time.