Cape Town International Film Festival

At inception in 2007 this festival was known as the Cape Winelands Film Festival (CWFF) and has since significantly grown in size and international participation. More than 160 features, documentaries and short film productions from 50 countries formed part of the festival programme each year.

Previous highlights included a focus on the cinemas of Egypt, Israel, Brazil, Italy, Iran, as well as the former Yugoslavia (Balkan states). South African movie lovers had an opportunity to see a rich diversity of films from more than 50 countries including Brazil, the USA, Canada, Egypt, Iran, Israel, the UK, Netherlands, Portugal, Chile, Cuba, Italy, France, Thailand, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Russia, Serbia, Rwanda and South Africa.

The venue for the CTIFMF is the iconic V&A Waterfront precinct. Itís reputation as the most visited tourist destination in Cape Town and its breathtaking views makes this the ideal location for the event.


No 1 Waterkant Building
52 Arum Rd,
Bloubergrant, Cape Town 7441
South Africa
Cape Town
South Africa


Telephone: +27 21 556 3204