Dec 042014
 

vivian web

15 DOCUMENTARIES SHORTLISTED FOR OSCARS

Congratulations to the 15 documentaries shortlisted for next year’s Oscars, especially to Finding Vivian Maier (above), which screened at Encounters last year. Watch the trailers for all the Academy Award shortlisted documentaries below:

Art and Craft

The Case against 8

Citizen Koch

Citizenfour

Finding Vivian Maier

The Internet’s Own Boy

Jodorowsky’s Dune

Keep On Keepin’ On

The Kill Team

Last Days in Vietnam

Life Itself

The Overnighters

The Salt of the Earth

Tales of the Grim Sleeper

Virunga
Nov 172014
 

unearthed web

Unearthed, winner of the 2014 Audience Award for Best South African Film

2015 CALL FOR ENTRIES

The organisers of Encounters South African International Documentary Festival are calling for entries from South African and international filmmakers for the 17th edition of the festival, which will run from 4-14 June 2015 in Cape Town and Johannesburg.

Due to the extraordinary number of entries Encounters has decided to charge a nominal submission fee of USD15. African filmmakers are exempt.

Awards:
• Audience Award for Best South African Film
• Audience Award for Best International Film

Deadline for submissions:
• 25 March 2015

Please note that we will be pleased to consider works in progress / rough cuts if your film will be ready in time for the festival itself. If you need an extension on the submission deadline, please contact Nazeer Ahmed on nazeer@encounters.co.za

SUBMIT YOUR DOCUMENTARY

Want to submit a film? African or South African documentaries, click here. International documentaries, click here

Best regards,
The Encounters Team
Tel: +27 21 465 4686
Fax: +27 21 461 6964