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Toronto offers rewarding platform to SA filmmakers

A movie about South Africa's greatest icon, Nelson Mandela, has left its mark on this year's Toronto International Film Festival. But while Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom may have been the most high-profile of South Africa's interests at the 10-day event, it was not the only one. by Nadia Neophytou

Urban Tales from the African Continent

From September 5 to 7, this year's Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) will host premieres of five remarkable and fiercely contemporary African short film stories from an ambiguous, Nairobi-set science fiction story to a Cape Town recreation of the myth of Noah's ark.

Short Films:

Khumba to Line Up With Best in Toronto

Khumba to Line Up With Best in Toronto

Khumba, the second animated feature film from Cape Town-based Triggerfish Animation Studios, will compete with some of the world's best children's films at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival in September.

DRC film a surprise hit at Toronto

Djo Tunda wa Munga describes the reception to his debut film, Viva Riva, as a 'total fairy tale'. By Theresa Smith

"Sometimes people hear these stories about 'the director finished the film, he ran with the film to the festival, and people liked it'.

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