Encounters South African International Documentary Festival

NAME OF FESTIVAL: Encounters South African International Documentary Festival

SINCE: 1999

WHERE: Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

Encounters South African International Documentary Festival is the premier documentary festival in Africa and one of the oldest film festivals on the continent. It remains one of only a few on the continent that is solely dedicated to the genre

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THE SHORE BREAK Wins Audience Award for Best South African Film at Encounters South African International Documentary Festival | TRAILER

THE SHORE BREAK Wins Audience Award for Best South African Film at Encounters South African International Documentary Festival | TRAILER

Ryley Grunenwald’s The Shore Break, won the prestigious Backsberg Audience Choice Award at Encounters South African International Documentary Festival for Best South African Film. The award-winning documentary film follows the dilemma faced by a rural community on South Africa’s Wild Coast as to whether to support or resist a proposed titanium mining project and a national tolled highway. Grunenwald says she is thrilled with the accolade. “Both my co-producer Odette Geldenhuys and I are really pleased […]