The film performed so well on its opening weekend that additional screenings have been organised to cope with demand. South African film Five Fingers for Marseilles, starring Vuyo Dabula, made a significant debut at the box office by raking in more than R500 000 in ticket sales.
South Africa’s first and much anticipated western Five Fingers for Marseilles opened nationwide in cinemas on Friday, 6 April, while South Africans will be the first to see Five Fingers for Marseilles, the fast-paced action film will also be released in the USA on 7 September, starting in New York and Los
Beyonce took to Instagram to announce her new On The Run II stadium tour with Jay-Z, using a striking poster image of the couple on a bull-skull-trimmed motorbike, inspired by Djibril Diop Mambety's Touki Bouki, a classic Senegalese film from 1973.
With the project having taken over eight years to complete and reach SA cinemas, Michael says there were easier ways of completing the film and getting to the audience faster, but that would have altered the way in which they chose to tell the story.
The much-anticipated local western film Five Fingers for Marseilles had its star-studded South African premiere at The Market Theatre, Johannesburg, as part of the ongoing RapidLion film festival. BY EMMANUEL TJIYA
The Forgiven, directed by Roland Joffe and based on the Michael Ashton novel The Archbishop and the Antichrist, stars Academy Award winning actor Forest Whitaker in the role of Archbishop Desmond Tutu. By Ricardo A. Hazel
Fans of Inxeba (The Wound) will now be able to watch the film in cinemas after an appeal on the reclassification of the film to X18 was taken to court.
Catching Feelings looks to be the perfect example of a South African romantic comedy, done right. With an incredible cast at the helm, this is a film that many South Africans have had their eyes on since the first trailer dropped a few months ago. By Nic Andersen
Tributes have been pouring in for Burkina Faso filmmaker Idrissa Ouedraogo, who passed away on Sunday, aged 64.
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