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DIFF 2022 Awards

The Durban International Film Festival deliberately cultivates talent development and grants access to audiences and aspirant filmmakers, particularly women, children and LGBTQIA+ communities, including highly conservative regions of the world. Ultimately, the narratives the festival selects in competition speak to this vision and illustrate the challenges of overcoming adversity and

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Film at the Fest

Hilton Arts FestivalHilton College: 13 – 15 SeptemberFilm at the Fest A ‘reely’ interesting selection of films will be on offer at the 27th Hilton Arts Festival taking place on the magnificent grounds of the Hilton College from 13 – 15 September.  As part of the 237 scheduled events this year, a feast of film

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DIFF Announces The Rib directed by Zhang Wei as Audience Choice

DIFF Announces The Rib directed by Zhang Wei as Audience Choice   Durban, South Africa: 1 August 2019 The University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Durban International Film Festival, which wrapped in the City on Sunday, (July 28) has announced that the Audience Choice Award has been given to the Chinese film The Rib directed

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A feast for all things film starts today!

A feast for all things film starts today!   Durban, South Africa: A South African feast of film kicked off today (Thursday, 18 July) with a media briefing with partners and sponsors of two of the biggest filmic events on the continent: the 40th Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) hosted by the University of

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Story Junction Call to Producers

The Independent Producers Organisation in partnership with the Durban FilmMart and the Talents Durban programme, hereby invites producers attending the Durban FilmMart to a morning of round tables with the projects in development from the incubators and labs in this year’s edition of Durban FilmMart and Talents Durban.   Below

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Bhai’s Cafe to close 40th Durban International Film festival

Bhai’s Cafe to close 40th Durban International Film festival   The South Africa-meets-Bollywood Bhai’s Cafe, directed by Maynard Kraak, and described as a “poignant little gem of a film about family, love and urban gentrification” will officially close this year’s 40th Durban International Film Festival on Saturday 27 July at 7pm at Ster Kinekor,

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