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SA’s First Western Five Fingers For Marseilles in cinemas from April 6, 2018

Apr 9 2018 12:00AM

2018 is turning out to be an exciting year for South African film. The 2014 Durban FilmMart project, ‘Five Fingers for Marseilles’, a western that tells the story of a group of young men (the ‘Five Fingers’) who stand up to brutal police oppression in Marseilles, a town in the rugged badlands of the Eastern Cape opens at cinemas nationwide on 6 April. The film has already lit up the global festival circuit and has earned excellent reviews.

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DFM Alumni Project - Inxeba (The Wound) Wins 6 SAFTA's

Apr 9 2018 12:00AM

The 2014 Durban FilmMart project – the controversial critically-acclaimed film Inxeba (The Wound) swept up the awards at the South African Film and Television Awards (Saftas) on 22 and 24 March at Sun City, winning all the key nods. The film took home six Golden Horns in the following categories: Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Editing, Best Actor (Nakhane) and Best Supporting Actor (Bongile Mantsai).

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Durban and SA Film Industry Presence at the European Film Market and Berlinale International Film Festival

Apr 9 2018 12:00AM

Following excellent networking and strategic meetings at the Berlin International Film Festival, and European Film Market, and observing the focus around this year’s Academy Awards where much was said about the #MeToo campaign, South African filmmakers can take a bow in being in the forefront of shifting the consciousness of the local industry, ahead of their global peers.

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