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The Future of African Filmmaking Takes Centre stage at the 74TH Berlinale: European Film...

By: Roxanne Francis     Our film industry has been dubbed “Africa’s most globally integrated and diversified economy” and it’s easy to see why. The recognition and...

SOUTH AFRICAN STORIES STRENGTHENING THE NATION BRAND ON INTERNATIONAL PLATFORMS

The South African Nation Brand is influenced by creative industries including music, film, visual arts and design (to name a few). This is definitely...

High five for South African film in Toronto

The universal theme of redemption and the beloved tropes of the western genre – and the great film-making – bring acclaim to Five Fingers for...

The Loeries, the award-winning radio ad and other collaborations

Brand South Africa's Play Your Part initiative was one of 34 Gold award winners at the Loeries this year. Here's more on the award-winning...

Homeless theatre group takes Shakespeare to the streets

A group of homeless people living on the streets of Johannesburg have found their true calling in theatre. With the help of a dedicated...

Remembering Joe Mafela, South African actor 1942 – 2017

Beloved star of film and television Joe Mafela died on 18 March 2017, following a road accident in Johannesburg. He was 75. CD Anderson Well known...

Moviemaker Ian Gabriel tells South African stories

ianinner tbThere are thematic links between Ian Gabriel's two films, Forgiveness and Four Corners. The latter is about family trying to get beyond the past to make a new life; the former deals with apartheid and the difficulty of reconciliation.

Moviemaker Ian Gabriel tells South African stories

There are thematic links between Ian Gabriel's two films, Forgiveness and Four Corners. The latter is about family trying to get beyond the past to make a new life; the former deals with apartheid and the difficulty of reconciliation. Quintessentially South African, these stories are also universal.

Feature film shows arresting beauty of Lesotho

A slew of international awards has been bagged by The Forgotten Kingdom, a story of a young man's return to his roots inspired by and filmed in the mystical magic of Lesotho. The cinematography matches the breath-taking scenery, earning its cinematographer the Haskell Wexler Award in New York.

Triggerfish takes on the big boys

Cape Town-based Triggerfish is already Africa’s largest animation studio, and with world-class features like Zambezia (2012) and Khumba (2013) under its belt, the company is now in the big league and the sky is by far NOT the limit.
Inner city kids learn about film