Sithengi’s new fest

It will take audiences on a tour of world cinema with features, shorts, an Encounters documentary film season and South African animation. On offer are thrillers, comedy, drama, intrigue, fact and fiction. Highlights include 15 visiting filmmakers who will introduce their work, 49 titles from around the globe and four African premieres. These include Zola Maseko’s A Drink in the Passage, Dumisane Pha-kathi’s Waiting for Valdez and Jason Xenopoulos’s Promised Land. Three documentary world premieres are John Marshall’s Death by Myth, Kim Longinotto’s The Day I’ll Never Forget and Liza Key’s The Man Who Knows Too Much.

World cinema titles include Abouna (Our Father) by Chad-born Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner by Canada’s Zacharias Kunuk and The Devil’s Backbone (El Espinazo del Diablo) by Mexico’s Guillermo del Toro.

The season is curated by Letebele Masemola-Jones and takes place at Cinema Nouveau, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town.

Book at Computicket. Further screenings are at the Labia Cinema, Tel: (021) 424 5927. The closing-night screening is Rabbit-Proof Fence at Cinema Starz, GrandWest, Tel: (021) 534 0250. More info:

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