South African producers have struck a string of international co-production deals in recent months that are poised to push scripted drama series from the Rainbow Nation onto the global stage. By Christopher Vourlias
The multi-award-winning Kenyan superhero film Supa Modo is now streaming first on Showmax in Africa. Jo (Stycie Waweru) is a witty nine-year-old terminally ill girl obsessed with Jackie Chan movies.
South African Independent film 'Recce' just won an award at the 10th Idyllwild International film festival in California, the film won Best Foreign Feature Drama which follows on the heels of a Camerimage nomination where they were nominated for debut feature film cinematography in Poland in November 2018.
Daniel Radcliffe is starring in a new film, set in our very own Pretoria, but shooting is taking place in Adelaide, Australia, which seems fitting considering how many South Africans now live there.
"This business is brutal," Gavin Hood admits frankly. We're speaking the day before the world premiere of his latest movie, Official Secrets, at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah and this first audience response is weighing heavily on his mind. by Fiona Walsh
As a southern African country Malawi's neighbors South Africa and Zimbabwe usually get all the coverage when it comes to global popular culture: both for good and bad. It's probably why Malawians have been hotly anticipating the new Netflix feature film on a true Malawi story. By Rabson Kondowe
It looks like South African director Gavin Hood, who already has an Oscar on his shelf for Tsotsi, has another hit on his hands judging by the audience response to the World Premiere of his latest movie at the Sundance Film Festival. By Fiona Walch
The political thriller, with a screenplay by Sean Robert Daniels and story by Sean Robert Daniels and Terwadkar Rajiv, is set in contemporary South Africa and was directed by veteran filmmaker, Maynard Kraak (Finders Keepers, Sonskyn Beperk, Vrou Soek Boer).
MTV Movie & TV Award 2018 nominee Aubrey Plaza (Legion, Parks & Recreation) stars in two arthouse favourites now streaming first and only on Showmax: Ingrid Goes West and The Little Hours.
3 Days To Go, a gripping film produced hin Durban by young film-maker Bianca Isaaac, working together with the Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, the KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission committed financial resources to the production of the film.
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