This weekend celebrates film and culture across the country. So whether you’re looking for something to do indoors or outside, here’s what’s happening in South Africa this weekend:

Bloemfontein: Macufe Music Concert

The Macufe Festival is a festival of jazz, arts and crafts, drama and comedy. It forms part of the Mangaung African cultural festival, now in its 18th year.

Date: 10 October

For more information:

Check out the website, here.

Cape Town: shnit International Shortfilmfestival


Running simultaneously over five continents until 11 October, the schnit International Shortfilmfestival brings both film lovers and film makers a variety of short films from all over the world.

Date: until 11 October

For more information:
Visit schnit website, here.

Ster-Kinekor’s Cinema Nouveau, Cape Town: Japanese Film Festival


The 22nd Japanese Film Festival is being hosted by Cinema Nouveau this weekend. Five films will be screened and entry is free, on a first-come-first-serve basis. For the list of films,

Date: 9 – 11 October

For more information:
Visit the Cinema Nouveau Facebook page, here.

Johannesburg: rAge expo


The annual rAge expo is finally upon us! The expo showcases a variety of computer, gaming and technology products in South Africa, while also hosting a variety of events.
Date: 9 – 11 October
For more information:
Check out the rAge website here, for tickets and information about the expo.


North-West: Aardklop


Another festival that is celebrating 18 years is Aardklop. Held in Potchefstroom, the Aardklop festival is a gathering of musicians and performers.
Date: until 10 October
For more information:
For more information visit the Aardklop website, here.