The Joburg Underground Film Festival (formerly SA Underground Film Festival) is committed to presenting experimental, radical, and unorthodox cinema from all corners of the globe. As one of the only festivals in Sub-Saharan Africa with an exclusive focus on experimental short films, our goal is to create a platform to showcase groundbreaking African cinema alongside other great films from around the world. Organized by an international staff, we aim to share a range of boundary pushing work characterized by technical and aesthetic innovation, with a focus on unique perspectives.
In partnership with Picnic & Thrift, a local sustainable market, we hope to foster a welcoming community where audiences can enjoy a unique variety of films in a cozy indoor venue, followed by an afternoon of food, crafts, and engaging discussion under the warm summer sunlight.
Max runtime is 15 minutes. All films submitted must have been completed after January 2020.