Cape Town & Winelands International Film Festival

CTWIFF // Cape Winelands Film Festival

9th edition

Dec 10 - Dec 16, 2017
Cape Town, South Africa

Open Call Open to Public Competitive Market Special Fees

Festival type Real Venue Festival
Types of films Animation, Commercial, Documentary, Multimedia, Narrative fiction, Student
Film length Full length, Mid-length, Short
Genre Art, Classics, Comedy drama, Culture, Drama, Environmental, Family, Film noir, Foreign, Human rights, Independent, Kids, LGBT, Musical, Realism, Romance, Romantic comedy, Silent movie, Social issues, Spiritual, Thriller, Transgender, Underground

Mission / description What sets us apart from the many other film festivals world-wide is our distinctive approach to film programming, committed celebrity guests and friendly leisurely pace. You will have plenty of time to enjoy the wine country's amenities during the festival. The Festival screenings is held at V&A Waterfront, Cape Town.

At Stellenbosch, internationally known for our spectacular wines, there are several celestial film nights at our festival.

There are even special barrel tastings held! Some nights you might glimpse a celebrity guest mingling informally with festival goers. Imagine yourself in South Africa's world famous vacation spot! Stellenbosch Wine Valley, just a 45 minute drive from Cape Town, where locals and visitors alike converge during the wine country's biggest celebration of world cinema.

Set in Cape Town home to museums and galleries as well as many student cafes and restaurants, all buzzing with film buffs. You are sitting under the stars in an open air theater venue, sipping good wine, savoring seasonal South African cuisine, and socializing with new and old friends. Dozens of festivities range from open air film screenings to educational talks on film, workshops with famous film directors, informal receptions with guest celebrities to over a dozen cooking demos, live entertainment, barrel tastings and fun for all.

Awards & Prizes

Grand Prix Award
Best Director Award
Best New Director
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Script
Best Cinematography
Best Editing
Best South African Feature Film

Several Awards for Documentary and Short Films
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