The 2018 edition of the annual Cape Town International Film Market and Festival showcases a host of diverse film projects from all over Africa and the world, covering a wide range of topics. Festival screenings are open to the public and run at various cinemas within the V&A Waterfront, including free family-friendly films at the Amphitheatre.
The programme is a cinematic feast with 120 world-class films on show to the public, festival delegates and the jury. The meticulously curated selection includes a significant amount of African content among the independent feature films, short films and documentaries on show. Particular focus areas are New Voices (first-time feature directors), Arabian Nights, That’s So Gay (new LGBTQI releases), Eco Cinema and Cinema of Conscience.
For film professionals, an expanded and content-focused Market and Industry programme is aimed at inclusive and constructive engagements that foster the development of quality content and support the growth of a cohesive African film industry.
Venue: Nu Metro Cinema & Ster Kinekor Nouveau, V&A Waterfront, CBD, Cape Town