For the 3rd year running, AfriDocs on [ED] bring the best of the Durban International Film Festival to TV screens across sub-Saharan Africa. With unprecedented access to the films and filmmakers of DIFF 2016, AfriDocs will be presenting a week of special programming that includes some of the highlights of this year’s festival, including the opening night film, The Journeymen.
From June 21st – 25th AfriDocs on [ED] will screen 3 top films from DIFF daily with a full day of repeats on the 26th and a daily live broadcast from the festival in Durban from 4pm that will include interviews with top filmmakers and industry experts.
AfriDocs on [ED] is the only broadcast platform in the world to bring a major film festival event to TV screens, and this year sees the most inclusive line-up to date.
The week of screenings includes some of the world’s newest and most powerful documentaries such as Senegal’s The Revolution Won’t be Televised, Sweden’s Martha & Niki, the international tale of arms-world intrigue based on Andrew Feinstein’s book, Shadow World and the collectively-made film Soweto, Times of Wrath, by a group of six Sowetan filmmakers, that gives a deep insight into contemporary Soweto – and the defiant pulse of South Africa.
From the 21st – 25th of June tune into Channel [ED] 190 DStv from 16:55 to catch three feature-length documentaries per day, with Sunday the 26th seeing all the films repeated for those who may have missed them.
Please note all screenings at Cinema Nouveau, Gateway, from the 22nd to the 23rd of June have been cancelled due to fire and water damage.Any inconvenience caused is sincerely regretted