The Documentary Filmmakers Association (DFA) is calling on all filmmakers, citizen journakists, media activists and artivists who have created documentary content in South Africa relating to the Covid-19 Pandemic, to submit films for consideration for promotion on our docLOVE and other social media platfor
In view of the challenges faced by our industry the DFA board created the Covid-19 Short Film Grant to support independent content on the theme of Rifts and Rage in the time of Covid-19.
South African filmmaker Teboho Edkins's crossgenre documentary Western, Days of Cannibalism has been nominated for a Best Documentary Award at the prestigious Berlin International Film Festival which takes place in February.
The Documentary Filmmakers' Association is pleased to announce that the DocLOVE inititiave will reignite in Johannesburg and continues in Durban and Cape Town. Our screenings will be followed by a discussion and the opportunity to meet other filmmakers and attendance at all screenings is free.
The organisers of Encounters are calling for feature, mid-length and short documentary film entries for the 2020 edition of the Festival.
Liyana, the groundbreaking animation-documentary mashup, is now streaming first on Showmax in Africa. In the multi-award-winning film, legendary South African storyteller Gcina Mhlope guides five orphans in The Kingdom of eSwatini through the process of creating a story.
The award-winning documentary, Buddha in Africa, directed by KwaZulu-Natal filmmaker Nicole Schafer, which scooped the Best SA Documentary at the Durban International Film Festival in July, and won an Audience Choice Award at Encounters in June this year, is coming to Cape Town in August.
Whispering Truth To Power, Shameela Seedat's documentary about Thuli Madonsela's last year as South Africa's public protector, is now streaming first on Showmax.
Benoni's filmmaker and environmental awareness documentarian Yakima Waner will release her lasted feature film, The Harvest on International Soil Day, December 5 at the Bioscope in Johannesburg. The feature film celebrates the children and women of Plastic City informal settlement in Brakpan.
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