“The Shore Break” wins at DIFF

July 30, 2015 8:55 am

AFDA Johannesburg alumni Ryley Grunenwald’s documentary film “The Shore Break” keeps making waves. After winning the Backsberg Audience Award Choice at Encounters 2015 as well as Best FullLength Documentary at the International Enviromental Film Festival 2015 in Paris, Ryley has won both the Amnesty International Human Rights Award and the DIFF Audience Award for her film “The Shore Break” at the Durban International Film Festival 2015.


The jury citation for the Amnesty International Award reads “The film powerfully portrays a struggle within a local community regarding foreign mining rights in a pristine environment….(and) concisely and movingly uncovers this complex and urgent matter, which is still under investigation and in need of public support.”

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