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All the winners of the 2020 Jozi Film Fest

The Jozi Film Festival announced the winners of the 2020 festival as it came to a close.
We are thrilled at how our first virtual film festival was received. We plan to keep this virtual offering going forward. We also thank those who supported the screenings at The Bioscope. Congratulations to the winners and thank you to everyone who supported our festival,” said the festival organisers in a statement. 


South African Feature-length Documentary

Winner: Okavango - Derek Joubert, Beverly Joubert
Honourable mention: A New Country - Sifiso Khanyile

South African Short Documentary

Winner: “Beyond the Fence” - Tessa Barlin
Honourable mention: “The Best and Worst of Us” - Jasyn Howes

South African Short Fiction

Winner: “Opus” - Kgosana Monchusi
Honourable mention: “Ruby and Roach” - Erentia Bedeker; “uXolile” - Portia Hlubi

South African Student Film

Winner: You, Me and Everything In Between - Esther Jo Mbulawa

Best Young Director:

Winner: Esther Jo Mbulawa

Best Director:

Winner: Sifiso Khanyile

International Feature-length Documentary

Winner: The Remandee (Denmark) - Alexander Lind, Jakob Jakobson

International Short Documentary

Winner: “Deleted” (UK) - Stephan Pierre Mitchell

International Short Fiction

Winner: “Windowless” (Switzerland) - Samuel Flückiger

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