AFDA Annual Experimental Film, Television and Performance Festival and launch of Taxi Radio in Durban this weekend

AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance) Durban is hosting the AFDA Annual Experimental Film, Television and Performance Festival on Friday 13 and Saturday 14 June.

The two-day festival will consist of film screenings, theatre and musical performances, as well as a live television broadcast each day at the newly upgraded campus. The screenings will be a combination of films made by AFDA Durban first and second year students as well as third year Cape Town students. All performances and television broadcasts will be done by AFDA Durban students as part of their term project for evaluation.

Soli Philander’s online Taxi Radio, which is based in Cape Town, will be launched in Durban and will be broadcasting live from the AFDA campus during the festival.  AFDA Durban will host the station in Durban and will broadcast a live show every Friday from 4 to 6pmanchored by Dean of AFDA Durban, Franco Human (also known from his appearances on SABC’s Expresso as “The Guy in the Green Shorts”.). The show will focus on gigs and events and all things trending and taking place in Durban and will eventually be produced and anchored by students on the AFDA campus as an extracurricular activity exclusive to AFDA Durban.

The AFDA festival is open to all and tickets are available at the door at R30 for a two-day combined ticket or R20 for a one-day ticket. Food and refreshments will be on sale.

The Festival takes place from 2pm to 7.30pm on Friday, June 13 and from 11am to 7.30pm on Saturday, June 14.

For more details check out the Facebook  - AFDA Durban and Twitter @AFDADurban  For more info on AFDA contact 0315692252, go