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Encounters Rough Cut Lab – Call For Submissions

In partnership with Refinery Cape Town and the South African Guild of Editors (SAGE), the Encounters South African International Documentary Festival invites South African …

Youth Experience Awards

The Youth Jury has been hard at work and the Ster Kinekor Encounters Youth Experience Awards ceremony will take place at Cinema Nouveau after …

Back by popular demand! The “Best of Fest”

Back by popular demand! Encounters is delighted to confirm the additional screenings of the following titles at The Labia: Sat 9 June, 3pm, Labia …

Hot Docs-Blue Ice Group Documentary Fund

Providing development grants of up to 10,000 CAD and production grants of up to $40,000 CAD to four to 10 projects annually. Plus, five …

#MIAinSA shows this week

Black Major Selects, the events division of Black Major, presents M.I.A. in South Africa for the first time this June. The visit by the …

Encounters is Crowdfunding!

Times are tough and our funding is tight! We turn to you to help us keep this African asset, the Encounters Documentary Film Festival alive. (Closing Soon!)

Call for entries: Feature Documentary Film Producing Workshop

American Film Showcase 2018 African Regional Workshop Call for entries: Feature Documentary Film Producing Workshop Overview In June 2018, the American Film Showcase (AFS) …

Announcing The Backsberg Encounters Audience Awards

Strike A Rock, the ground-breaking feature that follows the stories of a group of often forgotten women fighting for justice after the massacre at …

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