Cape Town International Film Market & Festival

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PLEASE NOTE : READ TERMS AND RULES CAREFULLY ABOUT US: At inception in 2007 this festival was known as the Cape Winelands Film Festival (CWFF) and has since significantly grown in size and international participation. More than 160 features, documentaries and short film productions from 50 countries formed part of the festival programme each year. Previous highlights included a focus on the cinemas of Egypt, Israel, Brazil, Italy, Iran, as well as the former Yugoslavia (Balkan states). South African movie lovers had an opportunity to see a rich diversity of films from more than 50 countries including Brazil, the USA, Canada, Egypt, Iran, Israel, the UK, Netherlands, Portugal, Chile, Cuba, Italy, France, Thailand, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Russia, Serbia, Rwanda and South Africa. The venue for the CTIFMF is the iconic V&A Waterfront precinct. It’s reputation as the most visited tourist destination in Cape Town and its breathtaking views makes this the ideal location for the event. As of 2017, a festival market is also included in the programme and will serve as the main hub of industry activity at which deal-making, networking, content sales and distribution and training will be main objective. What sets us apart since 2007 from the many other film festivals world-wide is our distinctive approach to film programming, committed celebrity guests and friendly leisurely pace. You will have plenty of time to enjoy the Cape Town's amenities during the festival. The Festival screenings is held at V&A Waterfront, Cape Town. Most nights there is live entertainment before the feature film begins in the V&A Waterfront Amphitheater. Some nights you might glimpse a few celebrity guests mingling informally with festival goers. Imagine yourself in South Africa's world famous vacation spot! Cape Town, where locals and visitors alike converge during South Africa's biggest celebration of world cinema. Imagine Cape Town home to museums and galleries as well as many student cafes and restaurants, all buzzing with film buffs. You are sitting under the stars in an open air theater venue, sipping good wine, savoring seasonal South African cuisine, and socializing with new and old friends. Dozens of festivities range from open air film screenings to educational talks on film, workshops and masterclasses with famous film directors and informal receptions with guest celebrities.

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