Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The Shore Break for Durban International Film Festival 2015

The documentary 'The Shore Break' by Riley Grunenwald just won the prestigious Backsberg Audience Choice Award at Encounters South African International Documentary Festival for best South African Film.

This documentary follows the dilemma faced by a rural community on South Africa's Wild Coast as to whether to support or resist a proposed titanium mining project and a national tolled highway. 

Nonhle Mbuthuma - Where the river meets the sea - a still from 'The Shore Break'

Director Grunenwald says she is thrilled with the award.

Director of 'The Shore Break' Ryley Grunenwald

'The Shore Break' which was a project in the 2013 Durban FilmMart will have its co-premiere at the 36th Durban International Film Festival on July 18, 2015 with four screenings during the festival which runs from July 16 to 26.

For more info on the film visit: www.theshorebreakmovie.com

Durban Film Festival: www.durbanfilmfestival.co.za

Article by Fred Felton
Twitter @fredfelton 

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