encountersjpgThe latest news from the Encounters Film Festival.

encountersjpgEncounters is proud to present the most ambitious festival to date: 41 features and 32 shorts; a slew of industry events, workshops and master classes, podcasts and more local and international guests than ever before. 

logos tbAbidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, 26 May 2017: 19 animation projects in development were received from 8 countries which covered the length and breadth of the African continent.

KroteaLocal film Krotoa has already has already managed to conquer the hearts of international film lovers and critics by adding to its growing list of accolades & claiming its 8th award.

BypassWhen the medical system that Dr Lisa Cooper has worked in for so many years starts to fail her, she turns her back on what she has always believed in and gets lured into an organ smuggling syndicate in order to save her son’s life.

encountersjpgThe Al Jazeera-Encounters pitching forum call for submissions has been extended to Friday 5 May, 2017.

Love by ChanceLocal and visiting celebrities were out in all their finery at last night’s Hyde Park Nu Metro premiere of the delightful comedy Love by Chance, a South African-US co-production starring local favourite Atandwa Kani, and the gorgeous Altovise Lawrence, winner of ‘Top Actor South Africa’, in the lead roles.