Nse Ikpe Etim named as juror for 2018 Durban Int’l Film Festival
Popular Nollywood stars including filmmaker, Mahmood Ali-Balogun and actress, Nse Ikpe-Etim, have been named as jurors for the 2018 Durban International Film Festival (DIFF), the 39th edition of which is billed to take place from July 19 to July 29.
Nse Ikpe-Etim is an award-winning actress who different audiences will remember from her role in Meg Rickards’ film, Tess.
She has been listed as a juror in the fiction category while Ali-Balogun, famous for his impressive film, Tango With Me, will also serve as a juror in the documentary film category.
The other jurors for the fiction category include award-winning South African producer, Bongiwe Selane and British-Nigerian actor, Hakeem Kae Kazim, who gained international acclaim for his performance in the Oscar-nominated film Hotel Rwanda, apart from his role in many other films like Half of a Yellow Sun.
Alongside Ali-Balogun in the documentary film category, are South Africa’s Uzanenkosi, Nakai Matema, a veteran Zimbabwean producer and Dorothee Wenner, a Berlin-based freelance filmmaker, writer and curator.
The Shorts jury includes Alicia Price, head of the film department at SAE Cape Town and Leon Van Der Merwe, a founding member, chief operating officer, board member and director of the Cape Town International Film Market and Festival (CTIFMF).
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