19-29 July 2012 Durban International Film Festival
by Sharlene Versfeld
(Durban, KZN, South Africa)
33rd Durban International Film Festival
July 19 – 29, 2012
South Africa's premiere film event, the Durban International Film Festival (DIFF), celebrates its 33rd edition from 19 to 29 July. With principal funding from the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund, the country’s largest and longest-running International Film Festival presents around 250 screenings of the latest and greatest in contemporary world cinema. Apart from the powerful representation of new films from South Africa and the rest of the continent, there is a special focus on French Cinema.
Industry initiatives include the 5th Talent Campus Durban (in cooperation with the Berlin Talent Campus) and the 3rd Durban FilmMart (a co-production market in partnership with the Durban Film Office).
Spoilt for choice, film-lovers will have the opportunity to rub shoulders with film-makers and other well-known personalities. See www.cca.ukzn.ac.za for film details and screening schedules, or follow on Twitter @DIFFest or Facebook on DurbanInternationalFilmFestival.
Venue: Various venues in Durban including: Cinema Nouveau (Gateway Theatre of Shopping), Ster Kinekor (Musgrave Centre), Suncoast CineCentre (Suncoast), Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre (University of KwaZulu Natal), Ekhaya Multi-Arts Centre (KwaMashu), Blue Waters Hotel (Marine Parade)
Date: 19 – 29 July
Booking: Cinema Nouveau and Ster Kinekor - www.sterkinekor.com or 082 16789, Suncoast CineCentre - www.cinecentre.co.za or 0861 246362, Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre - www.computicket.com or 083 915 8000
Cost: Ranging from R25 – R35 with many free screenings at selected venues.
For more info on screenings, contact the CCA on:
Tel: (031) 260-2506
Fax: (031) 260-3074
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