The 7th edition of Jozi Film Festival is slated to kick off from September 27 to 30 at the Bioscope Independent Cinema in Maboneng.
As Johannesburg’s longest running independent multi-genre festival, the festival has as its main objective to provide a platform to both established and emerging filmmakers of South Africa.
Some of the films to be premiered include “Whispering Truth to Power”, directed by South African director, Shameela Seedat, “The Oslo Diaries” (a feature-length documentary), “Mma Moeketsi” (a short fiction), “Supa Modo” (a feature film), and many more.
For the second time running, Jozi Film Festival has partnered with Discovery Channel offering African filmmakers an opportunity to win the “Don’t Stop Wondering Award“.
In The last edition of the competition, entries were received from across the continent of two to five minutes documentaries celebrating unique and outstanding African stories and culture. The famous documentary, “Oslo Diaries” will also be premiered at the Jozi Film Festival.
Among the subject matters explored during the festival are Africanism, old age, African traditions, wildlife/safari, and the youth . The entries are being broadcast on Discovery Channel and the winner of the same will be selected by vote. The last date of the voting is August 24.