On behalf of the Board – Adv. Dumisa Ntsebeza, Mandisa Zitha, Dr. Susan Levine, Dr. Ciraj Rassool, Nodi Murphy and Steven Markovitz – Encounters is pleased to announce the appointment of Darryl Els as the Director of the Documentary Festival.
The Shore Break has won the Backsberg Audience Choice Award at Encounters South African International Documentary Festival for Best South African Film, while Virunga was voted Best International Film. Best South African Film: The Shore Break Directed by Ryley Grunenwald, The Shore Break is the disturbing story of two Pondo cousins on opposing sides of […]
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