DIFF Launches Student Film Festival

Presented by the Centre for Creative Arts at the University of KwaZulu Natal, the inaugural Isiphethu International Student Film Festival (IISFF) will be launched during the Durban International Film Festival (DIFF). The Festival is inviting student filmmakers to submit their projects for the 1st edition taking place from July 21st to 30th, 2022. The deadline… Continue reading DIFF Launches Student Film Festival

Durban International Film Festival Invites Filmmakers To Submit For 2022 Edition

Presented by the Centre for Creative Arts at the University of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa’s longest-running film festival, the Durban International Film Festival (DIFF), inviting filmmakers to submit their feature films, documentaries, and shorts for the 43rd edition taking place from July 21st to 30th, 2022. The deadline for submissions is February 28th 2021. For eligibility,… Continue reading Durban International Film Festival Invites Filmmakers To Submit For 2022 Edition

“I Am Here” Wins Best SA Documentary At Durban International Film Festival

The moving South African documentary, I Am Here, about South Africa’s oldest Holocaust survivor Ella Blumenthal, has won the Best South African Documentary at the 42nd Durban International Film Festival, automatically qualifying it for Academy Award (Oscar)  consideration. I Am Here was the most watched production at DIFF 2021. This is the second award for… Continue reading “I Am Here” Wins Best SA Documentary At Durban International Film Festival

Local Content Thrives At Durban International Film Festival

The University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Creative Arts (CCA) is hosting the Durban International Festival (DIFF) from 22 July to 1 August 2021. This year, for its 42nd edition, the prestigious festival presents a programme of close to 140 feature films, documentaries and short films alongside an exciting industry programme: isiPhethu. After a very successful first… Continue reading Local Content Thrives At Durban International Film Festival

Durban International Film Festival Officially Opened

The University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Creative Arts (CCA) is hosting the Durban International Festival (DIFF) from 22 July to 1 August. Now celebrating its landmark 42nd year, this prestigious South African international film festival is a unique phenomenon on the African cultural calendar. This year the festival is screening selected films and hosts seminars… Continue reading Durban International Film Festival Officially Opened