Brand South Africa once again partnered with RapidLion, the South African International Film Festival to celebrate filmmaking at the Market Theatre in Newtown, Johannesburg.
Diversity and creativity characterize the African film industry despite the lack of funding opportunities. The Africa Hub at the Berlin International Film Festival offers African filmmakers a platform for their art. By Annabelle Steffes-Halmer
2018 marked the first year a short film from Rwanda competed at the prestigious Berlin International Film Festival – and it won! Samuel Ishimwe’s Imfura took home the Silver Bear Jury Prize in the short film category, one of nine awards given at this year’s festival to African-linked films.
The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), an agency of the Department of Arts and Culture alongside the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), Durban Film Office (DFO), Wesgro, and the South African Embassy in Berlin will represent South Africa at the Berlinale Film Festival.
This list of South African Oscar winners and nominees over the years is pretty darn extensive and South Africans should take special note on the night of the 90th Academy Awards, as SA is in the running for the Best Animated Short Film category with "Revolting Rhymes", directed by Jakob Schuh and Jan Lacha
The 21st annual Zanzibar International Film Festival and the inaugural DISCOP Zanzibar, are excited to announce a new program and festival category focused on the all-important area on TV content.
The South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs), managed under the custodianship of the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), an agency of the Department of Arts and Culture, will conclude the final judging phase for the 12th edition of the awards.
South African film Inxeba (The Wound) has been shortlisted for a foreign language Oscar award. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has named the nine finalists in that category ahead of the nominees announcement next month.
From 29 November to 3 December 2017 the Italian Film Focus will take place once again at the Labia Theatre in Cape Town (68, Orange Street, Gardens).
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