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Famous Film Directors from South Africa

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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    Ashley Lazarus

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    Bruce Fordyce 1955

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    David Millin 1920

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    Dirk DeVilliers 1924

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    François Verster 1969

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    Ian Gabriel

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    Jans Rautenbach 1936

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    Katinka Heyns 1947

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    Kevin Singh 1974

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    Konstandino Kalarytis 1967

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    Lev David 1980

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    Lionel Friedberg

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