Gaborone, Botswana 13 - 15 September 2019

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? 13 - 15 September 2019

The challenge? To make a film in only 48 hours!

Filmmakers from all over the Gaborone, BW area will compete to see who can make the best short film in only 48 hours. The winning film will go up against films from around the world at Filmapalooza 2020 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2020 Short Film Corner.


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Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: 1500 BWP/team ends Fri, 12 Jul
  • Regular: 1600 BWP/team ends Fri, 23 Aug
  • Late: 1800 BWP/team ends Fri, 13 Sep
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Kickoff Event

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 @ 18:00 - 19:00
Masa Square Hotel
Gaborone, Botswana

Dropoff Event

Sun, 15 Sep 2019
by 19:30 to be on-time
Masa Square Hotel
Gaborone, Botswana

Premiere Screenings

Sat, 21 Sep 2019
New Capitol Cinema
Gaborone, Botswana

Participating Teams

Here are some of the teams that will be making a short film for Gaborone in only 48 hours.

  • Chimera Productions Rerang Kgwaneng
  • ONE4 Oduetse Keolopile Thuto

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