Durban International Film Festival South Africaâ€™s longest-running film festival (DIFF) will return for its 37th anniversary to celebrate the beauty and diversity of global cinema. DIFF runs across 12 days from the 16 to the 26 June, presenting more than 200 films from around the world, with a strong focus on South African and African cinema. Screenings take place throughout Durban, including township areas where cinemas are non-existent.
The festival also runs extensive seminar and workshop programmes to stimulate industry development. This includes the participation of numerous filmmakers from Africa in Talents Durban, in cooperation with the Berlinale Film Festival, and the Durban FilmMart, a film financing initiative in partnership with the Durban Film Office. DIFF is organised by the Centre for Creative Arts (CCA), University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN). For more information please visit www.durbanfilmfest.co.za