Encounters International Documentary Festival

19 May 2022

The 24th edition of the Encounters South African International Documentary Festival returns with film screenings back in cinema.

Africa’s leading documentary film festival has been held online or as hybrid events over the last two years due because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Encounters Documentary Festival will showcase a line-up of films from South Africa, Africa and around the world. The programme for the event will be announced soon.

The festival will show feature, mid-length and short documentaries.

Here’s a look at some highlights from the 2021 festival:

The Encounters festival also provides filmmakers with an insightful learning programmes and comprehensive industry-related discussions to help empower filmmakers.

It also host Q&As with filmmakers, panel discussions with experts, free film screenings and

For more information about this year’s festival: