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The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) of South Africa and the Namibia Film Commission (NFC) Sign Agreement during DIFF 2016

Jun 22 2016 12:00AM

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) and the Namibia Film Commission (NFC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding

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Durban FilmMart Awards 2016

Jun 21 2016 12:00AM

“DFM is considered one of Africa’s most important film finance platforms and industry gatherings, and this year around 550 film-makers from around the globe, with a significant representation from Africa, attended the festival for four days of pitching, forums and networking sessions,” says Toni Monty, Head of the Durban Film Office. “Over 600 meetings were held, in a robust and very engaging event this year.”

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Jun 16 2016 12:00AM

Seven years after writer Sean Drummond and director Michael Matthews first set out on an 8000km research and development journey around the country, The Be Phat Motel Film Company and Game 7 Films’ Five Fingers for Marseilles, which was a project at the 2013 Durban FilmMart, is taking its next big step to the big screen. The film, a contemporary South African thriller modelled on the western and played in Sesotho and isiXhosa, with a top-tier, fully local cast, begins production in the Eastern Cape in July 2016, in association with Stage 5 Films and Above the Clouds.

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