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Encounters Film Festival, 1-11 June 2017

Category: News

Call for entries: Feature Documentary Film Producing Workshop

American Film Showcase 2018 African Regional Workshop Call for entries: Feature Documentary Film Producing Workshop Overview In June 2018, the American Film Showcase (AFS) will host 5-7 teams of emerging documentary producers and their filmmaker partners …

Announcing The Backsberg Encounters Audience Awards

Strike A Rock, the ground-breaking feature that follows the stories of a group of often forgotten women fighting for justice after the massacre at Marikana has won the Backsberg Audience Award for best local film at …

Extra Screenings

Due to popular demand, we have added extra screenings for the following films: Kedi, Goldblatt, Deep Blue/Middle C, Winnie, and I am not your Negro.

Encounters Storm Update

All screenings tonight will still go ahead as usual. Post-screening Q&A’s tonight for Dragan’s Lair and Forever Pure are still happening so don’t let the bad weather stop you from seeing these incredible filmmakers speak about their films.