It’s glory time for South African cinema at Vancouver festival

The Vancouver South African Film Festival opens its sixth edition on Friday (April 8) with the Vancouver premiere of The Shore Break. Read our interview with director Ryley Grunenwald about her doc, which resonates at home in its depiction of the battle between indigenous people and mining interests set on ravaging South Africa’s Wild Coast. But there’s more…

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Call for films : Africa Lights ( Besançon, France ) / SCIFF , 2016 ( Helsinki, Finland)

03/14/2016 Registrations. You want to participate in the Festival? You are in the right place. The “Lights of Africa” festival The historical event of the APACA. Movies Competition of long feature films: open to film productions shot in Africa under two years by African filmmakers. Contact: Gerard Marion. The projects are addressed to: APACA, Africa…

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The Francophone International Institute (IFI): 2016-2017 recruitment

The Francophone International Institute (IFI), attached to the National University of Vietnam in Hanoi, is launching its recruitment campaign for the 2016-2017 academic year. This recruitment is open to candidates of all nationalities.  -BAP The Francophone International Institute in partnership with the University of La Rochelle and the University Claude Bernard Lyon 1 offers two…

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African Film Festival 2016 | Report 2

The Saturday evening programme of the African Film Festival began with a screening of Afripedia:Angola (28 min.), the first episode in a documentary series created for Swedish television that focuses on African creative artists. Afripedia: Angola, directed by Teddy Goitom and Benjamin Taft, includes interviews and performances from Kuduro artists, a type of music and dance that incorporates aspects of…

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