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Welcome our new docSHARE Programme Managers

Welcome our new docSHARE Programme Managers

The DFA is delighted to welcome our co-programme managers for the docSHARE programme 2023, Elelwani Netshifhire and Taryn Joffe.   docSHARE is an initiative of the Documentary Filmmakers Association of South Africa to create opportunities for experienced film...
Steinheist smashes viewing records

Steinheist smashes viewing records

Steinheist directed by DFA member Richard Gregory has set a new record on Showmax for the most first-day views of any documentary series, ahead of the SAFTA-winning true crime phenomenon Devilsdorp. Both Showmax Originals are produced by IdeaCandy. Once billed as “the...
5 minutes with… Mark Wade

5 minutes with… Mark Wade

Tell us about yourself – who are you and what do you do? I’m an ex-Durban boy, and have lived and worked in Johannesburg for decades. I studied art and design at the Durban Tech, and film making at the Art Centre College of Design in Los Angeles. In those days...
Generation Africa at Berlinale

Generation Africa at Berlinale

Two Generation Africa films selected for Berlinale 2022: No Simple Way Home by Akuol de Mabior and No U-Turn by Ike Nnaebue: Two feature-length documentaries from Generation Africa, a project by STEPS in South Africa in partnership with Arte and supported by the...