30 January 2013

Johannesburg: Jozi Fim Festival, 15 - 17 February 2013

Johannesburg will be hosting the second annual Jozi Film Festival between 15 - 17 February 2013. The first festival on the yearly South African film festival calendar showcases the latest films made by Johannesburg and Gauteng filmmakers, as well as provides a space for filmmakers, local or international, to tell stories about Johannesburg and her inhabitants.
This year, the Jozi Film Festival will take place at three venues: The Bioscope in Maboneng Precinct in Johannesburg's CBD, Villa Arcadia in Parktown, and an open air screening in Kliptown, Soweto. The festival opens at The Bioscope on the evening of Friday, 15 February 2013. The opening night film will be "Fanie Fourie's Lobola" (see trailer below). Tickets for the festival are a mere R20 and some screenings will be free.

All films screened will participate in a competition; the competition categories include: Best Feature Film, Best Feature Documentary Film, Best Animated Film, Best Fiction Short, Best Documentary Short, Best Student Film, Audience Choice Award, and best Mobile Phone Film!

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