CALL FOR ENTRIES: Aluta Film Festival 2015

Aluta Film FestivalThe 2015 film festival edition will be hosted on the 26th till 28th February 2015 in Mbombela City (Nelspruit) in the Mpumalanga Province – South Africa
Submissions MUST be from filmmakers of all races and nationalities who have produced films that embrace BLACK experiences worldwide and/or experiences of marginalized communities from across the globe.

Submissions MUST be from filmmakers from all over the world with special emphasis on BLACK cinema (films that explores and highlights diverse perspectives of African and Diasporan communities around the world).


Thursday 26 – Saturday 28 February 2015


Monday 15 December 2014

Aluta Film Festival accepts features, documentaries and short films in the genres/sub-genres of drama, action, thriller, comedy, animation and factual.
Filmmakers MUST guarantee, should their film be selected, that permission from the rights holder is secured for a minimum of four screenings at the 11th annual Aluta Film Festival 2015.

Filmmakers are requested to submit 2X DVD PAL screeners of their films and a brief filmmaker biography for viewing by our panel, upon viewing – all selected filmmakers will be forwarded the official application details as well as all festival regulations. Please note that no screeners will be returned.

Online entries are also accepted _ filmmakers wishing to make online submissions MUST indicate their interest to do so via email at by Friday 14 November 2014. Marketing material for your entry are also welcomed although not compulsory

For additional information about the Aluta Film Festival email and/or

All entries MUST be forwarded and clearly marked CALL FOR ENTRY – ALUTA FILM FESTIVAL 2015 to the below mentioned address:

Motheo Seleke
Aluta Film Festival
18985 Guttenburg Pitse Street.
John Mampe. Phase One.
Galeshewe. Kimberley.
8300. South Africa


Dubbed South Africa’s premier African and Diasporan cinema event – an important aspect of the Aluta Film Festival is to be a repository for the stories of people of African ancestry worldwide as well as showcasing cinematic platform for films that embraces experiences from the developing world.

The film festival particularly attracts filmmaking talent from all over the world and appeals to a growing South African and African market that is increasingly interested in African and Diasporan entertainment and cultural products.

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