• Audience Award Winners DIFF 2014

    DIFF 2014 Audience winners 

    The Durban International Film Festival has announced the winners of its audience awards for 2014 

  • 'Serpent': Two people, one snake and coiled tension


    Often life does not lead us down the road we’ve planned and filmmaker – Amanda Evans, knows this all too well. Her debut feature film, the taut psychological thriller - ‘Serpent’, which was chosen as the official opening night screening of the Durban International Film Festival (Thursday, 13 July 2017), is most definitely not what she originally imagined would catapult her into the public cinematic eye!

  • 6th Durban FilmMart announces project selection at Cannes

    Nineteen documentaries and fiction feature film projects from around Africa have been selected for this year’s Durban FilmMart (DFM) which takes place in Durban, South Africa from 7 – 20 July, 2015. The details of the selection were announced at a networking function held at the South Africa Pavilion at the Cannes International Film Festival

  • DIFF 2014 opening film announced

    Hard to Get Zee Ntuli 

    Zee Ntuli (director) and producers Junaid Ahmed & Helena Spring of the DIFF opening night movie 'Hard to Get'

    The Durban International Film Festival (17 – 27July, 2014) has announced that the opening film at DIFF 2014 will be ‘Hard To Get’ from first-time feature director Zee Ntuli and produced by Junaid Ahmed and Helena Spring. The film tells the story of TK, a handsome young womanizer from a small community who falls for a sexy, reckless young thief named Skiets. Thrust into Joburg’s criminal underworld TK realises that his best bet is to trust her and hang on for dear life.

  • DIFF 2016: Strong content from Africa


    The 37th Durban International Film Festival opened on Youth Day,  Thursday 16 June and runs until Sun 26  June - 10 days offering over 150 screenings at 15 venues in Durban and its surrounds

  • GPSA Movie Review: Mommy (2014)


    Being a single mom and bringing up a child is difficult in itself… but, an extra dimension is added when that child is uncontrollable. Canadian director – Xavier Dolan, has provided a depth of insight which proves that he has a magnificent career in film in the years to come. 'Mommy' is a definite MUST SEE

  • KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission Industry Indaba Durban

    The KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission (KZNFC) will be hosting a two-day film Industry Indaba at the Silver Room, Greyville Racecourse - Durban on Monday 27 Mar & Tues 28 Mar

  • Past melds with present at DIFF 2014

    Mandela the myth and me

    The opening of the 35th Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) was a time for reflection and anticipation with major sponsors of the Fest celebrating landmark anniversaries of their own in conjunction with the 20 years of democracy and today’s first Mandela Day since the passing of Tata Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela in December

  • Tomorrow is D-Day for Durban International Film Festival 2014

    Durban International Film Festival 2014 

    With over 250 screenings at nine venues 17-27 July 2014, the Durban International Film Festival has the biggest showcase of South African films yet: Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre (UKZN), Suncoast Cine Centre, Ster Kinekor Musgrave, Cinema Nouveau Gateway, Elangeni Hotel (a brand new venue for DIFF), Ekhaya Multi-Arts Centre KwaMashu, Bay of Plenty, KZNSA Gallery, Luthuli Museum KwaDukuza

  • Viceroy’s House: GPSA Interview with Hugh Bonneville

    VICEROY HOUSE 3 2017

    With a love for India deeply imbedded in his heart, actor -  Hugh Bonneville, didn’t think twice when offered the role of Lord Mountbatten in Gurinda Chadha’s ‘Viceroy’s House’ – a peek into the lives of the last Viceroy of India and the controversial partition plan which not only divided India but with much controversy created an independent Pakistan