Joburg Film Fest 2020 is focused on youth development and is taking place on 28 and 29 November.

Having to adapt to the new norm,Having to adapt to the new norm,organizers of the annual Joburg Film Festival together with partners NFVF and GFC today announced that the 2020 edition of the festival will be staged as a two-day event later this month in the city of gold.The Joburg Film Festival historically staged in the last week of November as a six-day festival, will now take place on 28 and 29 November with a limited film selection with a huge focus on development workshops.

The Joburg Film Festival is anchored by three main pillars which drive and direct all activities and engagements related to the delivery of the festival.These three pillars are the Film Programme, the Industry Programme and the Youth & Audience Development Programme.Limited Film ProgrammeThis year three specially curated films will be featured and celebrated at a local cinema over the two days of the 2020 installment, with an opportunity for the general public to attend the screenings of these films.The focus of the 2020 targeted films places the spotlight on “displacement”, an apt theme during the global pandemic.With the huge impact of COVID19 globally, the pandemic has amplified bullying, harassment and murder across the African continent. 

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