When South Africa made the quantum leap from apartheid to liberation, faced with the task of creating equal opportunities for a population of 40 million (the majority previously disenfranchised), the…
'District 9' writer-director Neill Blomkamp delivers a less dazzling but absorbing and intelligent bit of futurism.
While both festivals enjoy the sunny weather of the fall schedule, they offer the festivalgoer entirely different experiences.
When the 34th Durban Intl. Film Festival scheduled his film as opening-night attraction, director Jahmil XT Qubeka knew he would be in the spotlight. But he had no idea how intense and heated that…
The Durban FilmMart winners were announced Monday. Young Ghanaian femme helmer Akosua Adoma Owusu's project won ARTE France's ARTE International Award, which is worth 6,000 euros ($7,918) for her…
Producers Michael Matthews and Sean Drummond are bringing the West to South Africa with their film "Five Fingers for Marseilles." Directed by Matthews and written by Drummond, the gritty…
Mmabatho Ramagoshi, council chairperson of South Africa's National Film and Video Foundation, is a woman with a mission. The government set up the NFVF in the mid-90s, and gave it the task of…
Steven Markovitz is a South African a feature and documentary producer, whose films have been co-produced with nearly a dozen countries around the world. His latest pic, "African Metropolis,"…
The 34th Durban Intl. Film Festival begins Thursday with one or two notable differences from past events. First, this year's burgeoning program features more than 300 screenings across nine venues —…
The Durban International Film Festival is launching the African Metropolis Short Film Project, seven short films, filmed in seven African cities by seven African directors. The directors and…
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