Joburg film festival spices things up

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Mary Twala in This Is Not A Burial, It's a resurrection.
Mary Twala in This Is Not A Burial, It's a resurrection.
Photo: Indigenous Film Distribution

THIS year the Joburg film festival is spicing things up.

The much anticipated event in the film and TV scene in Joburg this year will have a special focus on the Youth and Audience Development Programme.

According to the organisers, the focus on Youth and Audience Development programme is aimed at giving young and aspiring filmmakers an opportunity to learn from and engage with industry professionals.

The one day programme will be hosted by industry leaders and film experts who will be tackling the business of online content creation under the theme “Digital Content”.

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According to the festival organisers, the day will comprise of a practical workshop by Ofentse Mwase, owner of OM Films and an intense masterclass by legendary TV Director Tebogo Malope.

The programme will conclude with a screening by Karabo Lediga’s latest work, WHAT DID YOU DREAM.

The programme will encompass 120 youth from across the province gathered at one central location.

The workshop will also be recorded and available on the Joburg Film Festival website.

The curated Joburg Film Festival will host a limited film programme this year, featuring three brilliant local and international films, giving the public a chance to attend the screenings at both Cinema Nouveau in Rosebank or the Bioscope in Maboneng.

JOHANNESBURG FILM FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

CINEMA NOUVEAU: ROSEBANK

FRIDAY, 27th November

17:00 BEYOND MOVING

SATURDAY, 28th November

15:00 THERE’S POWER IN THE COLLAR

17:00 BEYOND MOVING

19:00 THIS IS NOT A BURIAL, IT’S A RESURRECTION

SUNDAY, 29th November

15:00 BEYOND MOVING

17:00 THERE’S POWER IN THE COLLAR + PANEL DISCUSSION

17:00 THERE’S POWER IN THE COLLAR

CINEMA NOUVEAU: ROSEBANK

FRIDAY, 27th November

17:00 THERE’S POWER IN THE COLLAR

SUNDAY 29th November

15:00 THIS IS NOT A BURIAL, IT’S A RESURRECTION

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