Last call for entry – Apply by 25 February 2011-01-27
The Tarifa African Film Festival.
The 8th African Film Festival of Tarifa (www.fcat.es) will take place from June 11th to June 19th, 2011, in Tarifa-Cadix (Spain).
The Festival will propose three competition sections, which includes “The African Dream” (feature films), “On the other side of the Strait” (documentaries), and “Africa in Short” (short films).
“Open Screen”, a selection of the best and more diverse films; “Africa in Rhythm”, selection of films about African music and/or dance, “Animafrica”, a selection of full-length animation films, will be the sections out of competition sections.
Finally and as usual, the festival will present several thematic and monographic retrospectives: “Monographic Abdellatif Ben Ammar” (complete filmography of the Tunisian filmmaker) ; “Cinema and the City” (The African city seen through cinema); the two “Special Nights”, devoted to Moroccan Documentary and Congolese cinema, and the traditional “African Diaspora in Latin America”.
The festival is sponsored by the Spanish government.
Over the FESPACO brief held in Paris back in Jan. 2011, the « Union Internationale des Journalistes Africains » (UIJA) urged film makers to represent the reality of African government people, issues about the Diaspora over the recent years and further developments related to a better education for young African people. UIJA is based in Paris and its head, Lanciné Camara is also the director of a publication called “Le Devoir Africain”.
In Tunisia, to set up effective communication with Tunisian journalists, from their different positions, and ease access for them to needed information, as quickly as possible, the Communication Ministry announces that a toll-free number /80 107 000/ has been made available for journalists seeking information or clarifications to help them discharge their mission under best conditions.
In SA, the 4th Talent Campus Durban calls for filmmaker applications. The event will take place from 22-26 July 2011, during the 32nd Durban International Film Festival (21-31 July).
The deadline for the submissions for the second annual Durban FilmMart is looming. Set to take place in Durban from 22-26 July 2011, during the 32nd edition of the Durban International Film Festival, the closing date for entries is 15 February 2011.
The premier documentary Festival in the African region, Encounters South African International Documentary Festival is proud to announce its 13th edition.