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Monday, December 14, 2009


31st edition of Durban International Film Festival to take place from July 22 to August 1.

The Durban International Film Festival has announced that its 31st edition will take place from 22 July to 1 August 2010.

The festival will present over 200 screenings of films from around the world, with a special focus on films from South African and Africa. Screenings will take place throughout Durban including township areas where cinemas are non-existent. The festival will also offer an extensive seminar and workshop programme featuring local and international filmmakers.

The festival calls for entries from around the world. Feature films, short films and documentaries are all welcome. The festival does have a competition component. The deadline for entries is March 31, 2010, for short films and documentaries with the deadline for feature films being April 15. Early submissions are encouraged.

The entry form is available on the web: For more information visit, e-mail or call 031 260 2506.