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Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) 2015
36ème édition

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Durban, South Africa: The Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) will celebrate its 36th edition from 16 to 26 July 2015. Presenting over 250 screenings of cutting-edge cinema from around the world, with a special focus on films from South Africa and Africa, the festival exhibits films in a diversity of venues around the city. DIFF is the premiere platform for the launch of African films and a key gateway to the African film industry. The festival also includes a local and international awards component.



Films
Feature Films (81)
Documentaries (51)
Short Films (71)
Wavescape (23)

PALMARÈS DURBAN 2015
36th Durban International Film Festival Award Winners – 2015


Best Feature Film – Sunrise directed by Partho Sen-Gupta.

Best South African Feature Film – Necktie Youth directed by Sibs Shongwe-La Mer

Shongwe La-Mer also won the award for Best Direction, for Necktie Youth

Best Documentary – Beats of the Antonov directed by Hajooj Kuka

Best SA Documentary – The Dream of the Shahrazad directed by Francois Verster

Best Actor Award – Didier Michon (Fevers) directed by Hicham Ayouch

Best Actress – Anissa Daoud (Tunisian Spring) directed by Raja Amari.

Best African Short Film – The Aftermath of the Inauguration of the Public Toilet at Kilometre 375

Best South African Short Film – Unomalanga and The Witch directed by Palesa Shongwe

Production Merit Award – Rights of Passage directed by Ntombizodwa Magagula, Mapula Sibanda, Lerato Moloi, Valencia Joshua, Zandile Angeline Wardle, Tony Miyambo, Rethabile Mothobi, Yashvir Bagwandeen.

Best Screenplay Award – Sabrina Compeyron and David Constantin, – Sugar Cane Shadows directed by David Constantin.

Best Cinematography – Jean-Marc Ferriere (Sunrise) directed by Partho Sen-Gupta.

Special Mention for Direction – Kivu Ruhorahoza for Things Of The Aimless Wanderer

Special Mention for Best Film – Tunisian Spring by Raja Amari

Special Mention for a Documentary – Democrats directed by Camilla Nielsson

Amnesty International Durban Human Rights Award – Shore Break, directed by Ryley Grunenwald

Amnesty International Durban Human Rights Honorary Award – The Look of Silence directed by Joshua Oppenheimer

Artwatch Africa Award – Beats of the Antonov, directed by Hajooj Kuka

The DIFF Audience Award – The Shore Break directed by Ryley Grunenwald.


Venues
Suncoast Cinecentre (113)
Ster-Kinekor Musgrave (86)
Cinema Nouveau 2 (18)
KZNSA (Short Film HUB) (30)
UKZN Sneddon Theatre (11)
eLangeni Hotel (37)

FREE PUBLIC VENUES
eKhaya Multi Arts Centre (36)
Bay of Plenty (4)
Luthuli Museum (4)
Albert Park (7)
Denis Hurley (6)
Durban Music School (11)
Sizakala Centre (25)

English

Durban, South Africa: The Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) will celebrate its 36th edition from 16 to 26 July 2015. Presenting over 250 screenings of cutting-edge cinema from around the world, with a special focus on films from South Africa and Africa, the festival exhibits films in a diversity of venues around the city. DIFF is the premiere platform for the launch of African films and a key gateway to the African film industry. The festival also includes a local and international awards component.