Johannesburg

Joburg Film Festival

Tuesday Nov 19 - Monday Nov 25    
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Now in its third year, the Joburg Film Festival is back with a renewed energy and an exciting programme of events that brings the magic of cinema to unique venues across the city. The year's festival sees 60 short, feature and documentary films from across South Africa and the world being screened at six different venues across Joburg including Constitution Hill, the historic 35mm cinema in Alexandra, Kings Cinema and The Bioscope in Maboneng.

The main hub of the festival is Nelson Mandela Square and Sandton City where Joburg Film Festival screenings will be happening at both Ster Kinekor Sandton City and at the Auto & General Theatre on the Square.

Some exciting new films coming up at the 2019 Joburg Film Festival include: Yardie, a thrilling crime drama set in 1970s Jamaica and 1980s London starring Idris Elba; Bloodlight and Bami, a new documentary about Afro-futurist icon Grace Jones; Amazing Grace, a revelatory concert film based on a 1972 concert by Aretha Franklin and Letters of Hope, a highly anticipated new historical drama set in 1976 South Africa.

For the full schedule and details of venues see www.joburgfilmfestival.co.za
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