The first set of international documentaries has been announced for this year’s festival.
Tag: Encounters Documentary Film Festival
From soccer playing gogos to Tehran’s dangerous underground techno music scene, here are 8 films we’re amped to watch at Encounters.
Co-directed by Imraan Christian and Georgina Warner, Jas Boude documents a group of skateboarders who break out of the Cape Flats ghetto and infiltrate the CBD in search of a freedom and a power denied.
Adriaan de la Rey and P.J Kotze set out to tell the story of a forgotten architect whose buildings defined an era. The documentary delves into the legacy of Norman Eaton and the influences underpinning his work, as well as questions the way forward for the city through a series of interviews and poetic excursions into the buildings of Pretoria.
The 16th Encounters South African International Documentary Festival begins today and runs until the 15th of June in Cape Town and Johannesburg. This year’s line-up boasts five world premieres from top South African filmmakers.