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"Skoonheid" selected for 64th Cannes International Film festival

"Skoonheid", the first official franco-South African coproduction under the cinema coproduction treaty signed last year, has been invited to compete at the prestigious and glamourous Cannes Film festival, which will take place from the 11th to the 22nd of May. This film is the second long feature of Oliver Hermanus, a talented South African filmmaker of only 27 years old. Oliver, who attended the Cinefondation in 2009, was recently involved in 1st edition of the Festival du Film Français as guest curator.

Cinema & Media - Cinema

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    39th Durban International Film Festival - The French films programme

    DISCOVER THE FRENCH FILMS OF THE 39TH DURBAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL For its 39th edition, the Durban International Film Festival will screen 185 films of all genres from July 19 to 29, 2018. At the heart of this year's programming are current international issues, with particular emphasis on… Read more
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    European Film Festival 2018 - 5th Edition

    European Film Festival 201822 June - 1 July JHB / PTA / CPT & NAF The best of European cinema is back in South Africa for a 5th year! European Film Festival runs from 22 June to 1 July 2018 at Cinema Nouveau: Rosebank, Brooklyn and V&A Waterfront and will showcase ten films selected from Austria,… Read more
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    Encounters 20th - South African International Documentary Festival

    ENCOUNTERS DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL 2018 PRESENTS FRENCH FILMS FOR ITS 20TH EDITION The Encounters Documentary Film Festival is back for its 20th edition. The festival runs in Cape Town and Johannesburg from May, 31st to June, 10th to offer the best of featured- and short-documentary films from… Read more

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