Famous Film Directors from South Africa Film Directors

Famous Film Directors from South Africa

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List of famous film directors from South Africa, listed alphabetically with photos when available. South Africa has given birth to some great movie directors over the years, many of who have gone on to direct popular comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These are some of the best South African directors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of South Africa and an aspiring director then these are people you should look up to.

List features items like Percival Rubens and Dirk DeVilliers.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best South African directors?" and "Which directors are from South Africa?"

You can click on the names of these legendary directors of South Africa in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented South African directors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.
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    Gauteng, Johannesburg, Africa

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    Gauteng, Johannesburg, Africa

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    Ashley Lazarus Africa, South Africa

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    Middelburg, Eastern Cape, Eastern Cape

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    Bruce Fordyce Hong Kong, China

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    Johannesburg, South Africa

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    Cape Town, South Africa

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    Cedric Sundstrom Gauteng, Johannesburg, Africa

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    Daniel Bruce Cape Town, South Africa

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    South Africa, Cape Town

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    Johannesburg, South Africa

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    South Africa

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    David Millin Cape Town, South Africa

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    Dirk DeVilliers

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    Johannesburg, South Africa

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    François Verster Bloemfontein, Free State, Africa

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    Gauteng, Johannesburg, Africa

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    Western Cape, City of Cape Town, Cape Town

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    East St. Louis, Illinois, United States of America

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    Cape Town, South Africa

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    Kimberley, Northern Cape, South Africa

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    Johannesburg, South Africa

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    Ian Gabriel

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    South Africa

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    Boksburg, South Africa

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    Jans Rautenbach Boksburg, Gauteng, Africa

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    Johannesburg, South Africa

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    Durban, South Africa

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    New Brighton, Gauteng, Africa

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    South Africa

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    Africa, South Africa

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    Johannesburg, South Africa

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    Berlin, Germany

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    Africa, South Africa

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    South Africa

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    Katinka Heyns

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    Gauteng, City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality, Africa

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    Kevin Singh Durban, Africa, KwaZulu-Natal

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    Konstandino Kalarytis Vanderbijlpark, South Africa

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    Johannesburg, South Africa

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    Joniškis, Lithuania

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    Vereeniging, South Africa

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    Lev David Africa, South Africa

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    Lionel Friedberg

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    Pretoria, South Africa

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    Johannesburg, South Africa

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    Marc Furmie South Africa

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    Gauteng, Johannesburg, Africa

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