The 120 films in the selection, along with the films in the panorama programmes, will be screened at Nu Metro and Ster Kinekor Cinema Nouveau at the V&A Waterfront from Wednesday, 10 October to Friday, 19 October, while the red carpet opening night will be held at the Artscape Theatre Complex on Tuesday, 9 October.

All the events, along with World Premiere red carpet events, are open to the public and tickets can be purchased via links on the various films on the CTIFM&F website.

For three days only, from noon on Thursday, 27 September to noon on Sunday, 29 September, the CTIFM&F will be offering an early bird two for one special on all films screening at Nu Metro cinemas at the V&A during the festival. Tickets can be purchased here

From 10:00 on Friday, 28 September, tickets will also go on sale for all screenings at Ster Kinekor Cinema Nouveau screenings at the V&A Waterfront. These can also be purchased via the CTIFM&F website.

In addition to individual movie tickets, participants can also purchase full festival passes that enable access to all film screenings, premieres as well as cocktail parties.

Tickets for the opening night of the festival, which will screen South Africa’s submission to the Oscars, Sew the Winter to My Skin, can be purchased via Computicket here.

The 2018 festival programme aims to be a cinematic feast with some 120 world-class films on show to the public, festival delegates, and the jury.

The selection will include African content amongst the independent feature films, short films and documentaries on show. Particular focus areas are New Voices (first-time feature directors), That’s So Gay (new LGBTQ releases) and Cinema of Conscience.

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