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African Festival Calls for Movie Entries

By Halima Abdi
Published January 3, 2018

A session of Durban International Film Festival in progress.South Africa’s Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) invites filmmakers from across the world to submit their Short, Documentary or Feature Fiction films to screen in the festival July 19-29, 2018.

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The organisers of DIFF say only films completed in 2017 and 2018 will be considered and that all submissions must be entered via their online Visitor Page at The deadline for all entries (short films, documentaries and feature fiction films), including delivery of screeners, is February 28, 2018.

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Durban International Film Festival in KwaZulu-Natal province, South AfricaCentre for Creative Arts (CCA) of the University of KwaZulu-Natal who, in partnerships with the Durban Film Office, eThekwini Municipality, National Film and Video Foundation, KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission, organise the 39th edition of the festival, say DIFF is a premier platform for the launch of African films and a key gateway to the African film industry.

CCA says it screens cutting-edge cinema from around the world, with special focus on African films, in a range of diverse venues in and around the city of Durban in KwaZulu-Natal Province of South Africa.

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