The Durban International Film Festival 2016

Live on Your TV Screen

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.

SCREENINGS CANCELLED:
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