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Submissions open for the 20th Encounters South African International Documentary Festival

Submissions are open for the 20th Encounters South African International Documentary Festival, taking place from 31 May to 10 June 2018.

The organisers of Encounters are calling for feature, mid-length and short documentary film entries from South African and international filmmakers for the 2018 edition of the festival.

A submission fee of USD15 is charged for international entries.

African film submissions are exempt.

Awards

- Audience Award for Best South African film

- Audience Award for Best International film

Please note that the festival does consider works in progress / rough cuts if your film will be ready in time for the festival itself (31 May to 10 June 2018).

The deadline for submissions is 1 March 2018.

For South African/African submissions click here.

For international submissions click here.