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Durban International Film Festival


This longest-running S.A. festival has +-300 films from +- 30 countries. Highlights: African & International film; workshops with directors, etc. Competition! It has screenings in areas where cinemas are non-existent. A high-profile screen


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Durban International Film Festival

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Festival presentation: 

35th DIFF 2014 /  17 - 27 JULY

South Africa’s longest-running film festival, the Durban International Film Festival runs across 12 days at the end of July, presenting over 250 screenings of current films from around the world, with strong focus on South African and African cinema. Screenings take place throughout Durban including township areas where cinemas are non-existent. The festival also runs extensive seminar and workshop programmes to stimulate industry capacity. This Includes the participation of 40 filmmakers from Africa in Talent Campus Durban, a cooperation with the Berlin Film Festival, and the Durban FilmMart, a film financing initiative in partnership with Durban Film Office. DIFF is organised by the Centre for Creative Arts (UKZN).

 

Supported by the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund (principal funder), National Film and Video Foundation and other valued funders and partners

 

Festival Nickname: 
Durban International Film Festival - DIFF
Edition: 
38
Festival Logo: 
Theme: 
not specified
Category/Format: 
not specified
Festival Info
Price info: 
free to R60+ depending on event
Opening hours: 
10-Midnight
Last attendance: 
30000
Number of journalists: 
25
Next Festival Dates: 
07/13/2017 - 07/23/2017
Is the Festival open to the public ?: 
Yes
Does the Festival have a market?: 
Yes
Does the Festival have a competition ?: 
Yes
Festival Submission
Film submission fee: 
Free
Film call for entry start day: 
10/01/2016
Film call for entry deadline: 
03/20/2017
Festival Contact
Festival Director Name: 
Peter Rorvik
Festival Press Contact Name: 
Sharlene Versfeld
Festival Press Contact Email: 
E-mail for Webmaster: 
Festival Organization
Name: 
CENTRE FOR CREATIVE ARTS
Address: 
UNIVERSITY OF KWAZULU-NATAL
City: 
DURBAN
Zip code: 
4000
Country: 
South Africa
Telephone: 
+27312602506
Fax: 
+27312603074

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About Durban International Film Festival


This longest-running S.A. festival has +-300 films from +- 30 countries. Highlights: African & International film; workshops with directors, etc. Competition! It has screenings in areas where cinemas are non-existent. A high-profile screening platform.

Durban, South Africa

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