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21st Encounters South African International Documentary Festival

6 – 16 June 2019, Cape Town & Johannesburg

The 21st Encounters South African International Documentary Festival is calling on documentary enthusiasts to volunteer for the 2019 Festival.  Encounters is a well-established film festival, which showcases local and international documentaries and runs various workshops, panel discussions, master classes and industry events.

This opportunity is open to all people regardless of experience but the following criteria would be an advantage: Communication Skills; Computer Literacy; Technical skills; Writing skills; Own car and Cellphone and Film Industry Experience.

The Encounters team is especially looking for assistance in the following areas:


Technical @ workshop/cinema venues – please note that cinema events take place at night mostly and no transport is provided home. Volunteers receive a travel and food allowance

Events Coordinating

In-reach Assistance




Cinema Management

If you are interested, send a1 page resume/CV with contact information to

sharon @ pa@encounters.co.za  by Monday 29 April 2019

Please state the position that you most interested in when submitting your CV 

and use Volunteer 2019as your subject line.

Some candidates can be appointed immediately

2019 Festival Dates 6 – 16 June

Cape Town & Johannesburg

For more information on the Festival please visit our website www.encounters.co.za