All the winners at DIFF 2016

2016-06-27 10:17

The Durban International Film Festival announced the winners at the closing ceremony of the festival’s 37th edition at the Playhouse.

You can watch the Durban Film Festival on TV

2016-06-14 10:54

[ED] on DStv will be doing a week of special programming centered around the Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) from 21 to 25 June.

DIFF Review: A mega low budget psychological horror

2015-07-23 13:28

A white mask stained by a drop of blood. This was the opening shot of actor and director Aidan Whytock’s The Actor. And it’s significant for the motif of the movie – exploring the masks actors wear in character. When actors go method, they become so immersed, blurring that the line between reality and make-believe.

DIFF REVIEW: War and harmony

2015-07-21 13:24

Beats of the Antonov is a film that documents the Sudan–Sudan Revolutionary Front (SRF) conflict in the Nuba Mountains and the Blue Nile.

Crime thriller Cold Harbour to premiere at the the Durban International Film Festival

2014-06-25 17:00

Tony Kgoroge and Fana Mokoena shine in proudly South African production.


Africa's first zombie flick to premiere at Durban Film Festival

2016-06-14 12:07

Hailed as the first zombie movie made in Africa for Africa, the Last Ones Out team broke all the rules of the game.

5 highlights from the open letter of former DIFF manager

2016-05-13 11:15

The manager of the Durban International Film Festival, Sarah Dawson, who recently resigned has posted and open letter on Facebook detailing why she quit.

DIFF REVIEW: Low budget, high drama

2015-07-21 13:24

In Uganda’s notoriously gridlocked streets, boda bodas (motorbikes) are used to reach one’s destination quickly. This vehicle is at the centre of The Boda Boda Thieves, a low budget but fascinating coming-of-age film on at the Durban International Film Festival.

DIFF REVIEW: Once upon a time... I hoped to change my country

2015-07-21 13:24

A woman capable of holding a man’s attention through storytelling for 1 001 night is a woman worth praising and so is the story of Shahrazad; where such famous stories of Aladdin and Sinbad began.

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