Durban International Film Festival 2015 Check out full list of winners

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The 36th edition of the Durban International Film Festival came to an end on July 26, 2015, in the east coast city of Durban, South Africa.

The international jury this year was led by former Manager of the DIFF and current Director of the Sydney Film Festival, Nashen Moodley.

Check out winners;

Best Feature Film

Sunrise - Partho Sen-Gupta.

Best South African Feature Film

Necktie Youth - Sibs Shongwe-La Mer

Best Documentary

Beats of the Antonov - Hajooj Kuka

Best SA Documentary awards

The Dream of the Shahrazad - Francois Verster,

Best Actor Award

Didier Michon

Best Actress

Anissa Daoud

Best African Short Film

The Aftermath of the Inauguration of the Public Toilet at Kilometre 375 - Omar el Zohairy

Best South African Short Film

Unomalanga and The Witch - Palesa Shongwe

Production Merit Award

Rights of Passage - Ntombizodwa Magagula, Mapula Sibanda, Lerato Moloi, Valencia Joshua, Zandile Angeline Wardle, Tony Miyambo, Rethabile Mothobi, Yashvir Bagwandeen.

Best Screenplay Award

Sabrina Compeyron

Sugar Cane Shadows - David Constantin.

Best Cinematography

Sunrise - Partho Sen-Gupta.

Special Mention for Direction was made of Kivu Ruhorahoza for Things Of The Aimless Wanderer'.

A Special Mention for Best Film was given to Tunisian Spring by Raja Amari.

Special Mention for a Documentary was given to Democrats directed by Camilla Nielsson.

Amnesty International Durban Human Rights Honorary Award was given to The Look of Silence directed by Joshua Oppenheimer.

Created in 1979 and onsidered one of the oldest film festivals, the Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) is an annual film festival  that held its 36rd edition in 2015.

South African film 'Ayanda' from award-winning director Sara Blecher, which stars Nigeria's AMVCA award winning OC Ukeje, was the opening night film at the 36th  Durban Film Festival.

Watch OC Ukeje at the L.A Premiere of 'Ayanda';

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