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Knysna Film Festival 2019

Posted on October 8, 2019
A Film Festival Delight

Step right up for the first ever Knysna Film Festival from 29 October to 02 November 2019! The aim behind this fabulous addition is to give local filmmakers an opportunity to engage intimate audience in their productions. On the final night there will also be an awards gala event. Tickets will need to be purchased for each phase of the event and will be available on the website and through Computicket.

Knysna Film Festival

How Will It Work?

The venues will be in Thesen Harbour Town and the Knysna Waterfront to boost attendance of those in the industry as well as local and international visitors to the region.

Knysna’s Film Festival will also be the launch of ‘Intimater’ and ‘Match’ programmes which encourage education in films. These involve events, social networking opportunities, workshops and discussion panels all centred around the films.

There will be several different tickets available;

Opening Night Premiere – Opening Night Film, Cocktails and Green Carpet: Fiela Se Kind
Festival Pass – 8 Films valid non-ticketed events from Wed-Sat
Day Pass – 2 Films valid non-ticketed events for Day purchased
Closing Night – Cocktail Green Carpet and closing film: Stroop

The Lineup

The Knysna Film Festival will comprise two sections – Open Air Cinema Screenings and Festival Screenings.

Open Air Cinema

A massive 50″ screen will serve as part of the Waterfront Basin transformation in anticipation of the first movie – Knysna – on 30 October 2019. One movie will be screened each evening until the end of the Festival. Seating is on a first-come-first-serve basis and lilos are welcome! To view the full lineup, visit the official website.

Festival Screenings

40 films will be shown throughout the Festival and screenings will take place at different intervals throughout the day. The full schedule can be seen on the Facebook Page.

Knysna Film Festival

Where To Stay

Located under 10 minutes from Thesen Islands and the Knysna Waterfront, Knysna Hollow Country Estate is the perfect base for the Knysna Film Festival. Stay in one of our glorious Garden Suites and enjoy a daily breakfast at our Social Eatery Restaurant. This event is not one to be missed so book your accommodation online or via email to reservations@knysnahollow.co.za today.

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