Nse Ikpe-Etim, Nigerian actress, and filmmaker, Mahmood Ali-Balogun, will serve as jurors for the 2018 Durban International Film Festival (DIFF).
The ‘Devil in the Detail’ actress is listed as a juror in the fiction category.
Nse Ikpe-Etim Nigerian is an award-winning actress who DIFF audiences will remember from her role in Meg Rickards’ film ‘Tess’.
The other jurors for that category include Bongiwe Selane, award-winning South African producer and British-Nigerian actor, Hakeem Kae Kazim, who has gained international acclaim for his performance in the Oscar-nominated film Hotel Rwanda.
Mahmood Ali-Balogun, Nigerian filmmaker famous for directing ‘Tango With Me’, will also be serving as a juror in the documentary film category.
Alongside Ali-Balogun in the documentary film category, are South Africa’s Uzanenkosi, Nakai Matema, a veteran Zimbabwean producer, and Dorothee Wenner, a Berlin-based freelance filmmaker, writer and curator.
The Shorts jury includes Alicia Price, head of the film department at SAE Cape Town and Leon Van Der Merwe, a founding member, chief operating officer, board member and director of the Cape Town International Film Market and Festival (CTIFMF).
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The 39th Durban International Film Festival will take place from July 19 to July 29.
Tatu, a movie by Don Omope which features Toyin Abraham and Chris Attoh, will be screening at the festival.