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Encounters South African International Documentary Festival

 

 

Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Founding year: 1999
Link: www.encounters.co.za
Contact: info@encounters.co.za, +27 21 465 46 86

Introduction:
Encounters South African International Documentary Festival is the premier documentary festival in Africa and one of the oldest film festival on the continent. Every year the festival hosts and incorporates a number of events above and beyond the film screenings themselves.
To broaden the base of the documentary audience, Encounters offers cinema tickets and free entrance to Industry programmes to students and young professionals from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Encounters implements an annual Audience Award for Best South African and Best International films.