The DFA was established in 2007 to promote and protect the interests of doc filmmakers in South Africa. To contact the DFA, please use the contact form: here . The DFA website is at: Membership applications can be made through the website here.

10 November 2007

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British-Ghanaian documentary filmmaker George B. Amponsah delves into the world of Bukom and the cult of boxing in Ghana. "The Fighting Spirit" premiered at the Sheffield Documentary Festival, the UK's largest doc fest. The publicity extract, below, appears courtesy of the SheffDocFest website.

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Video clip courtesy of Guardian Unlimited Film

Early Deadline Date: November 30th 2007
Final Deadline Date: December 31st 2007

CINEMA DU REEL March 7-16, 2008 The selection is open to documentary films copyrighted in 2007 or 2008. The festival is not looking for reportage, news programmes or journalistic-style documentaries. It gives priority to cinematographic approaches, whatever the subject, genre or form. Duly completed entry forms must arrive at the festival offices no later than November 30th 2007 (whether the film is finished or still in production)

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