Africa and soccer film festival


The 4th annual Africa on Screen Film Festival will take place in Newtown, Johannesburg from 24 June  – 3 July at Museum Africa, the Sci Bono Discovery Centre, and Art on Main in the CBD. With over 30 films including features, documentaries and shorts, the festival also includes a host of soccer related films in celebration of the 2010 World Cup.

The Festival includes free daily screenings and workshops at Museum Africa from 10:30am – 4:30 pm daily. In addition to the main programme at Museum Africa, the Sci Bono Discovery Centre will host a schedule of films as part of the Soccer Film Festival. Three evening events will also take place at Art on Main.

A programme of screenings and daily workshops includes a discussion on the role of Francophone films and the recent co-production agreement between France and South Africa; a full day of soccer film from across Africa; a presentation by the Gauteng Film Commission on the opportunities available to young filmmakers in Gauteng; a premiere of David Forbes’ feature The Cradock Murders: Matthew Goniwe and the Demise of Apartheid; a discussion by the National Film & Video Foundation on funding and its Spark Scriptwriting Programme; a screening of Aryan Kagonof’s unique film SMS Sugarman; and much more.

For more information about the full programme:
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