OSCAR nominee, Michael Fassbender, stars in the new big screen adaptation of Norwegian author, Jo Nesbø’s The Snowman, which features gritty detective Harry Hole. Continue reading
UNDERSTATED but gripping. That is Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk in a nutshell, writes ESTELLE SINKINS. Continue reading
INXEBA (known internationally as The Wound) won the prizes for best director for John Trengrove and best actor for Nakhane Touré at the Durban International Film Festival on Saturday, July 22, writes ESTELLE SINKINS.
This is the latest in a string of awards for the film, which has been lauded at film festivals around the world. Continue reading
Asinamali!, written by Mbongeni Ngema, will be the closing film of the Durban International Film Festival (DIFF). The film will screen at Ster-Kinekor Gateway in Umhlanga at 7 pm on Sunday, July 23 and at 8 pm at the Playhouse the same day. Continue reading
IN Britain, one of the most memorable moments of the Second World War came with the evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force from Dunkirk.
Now, 75 years later, this incredible historical moment is being put in the spotlight on the big screen in Christopher Nolan’s (Interstellar, Inception, The Dark Night Trilogy) new film, Dunkirk. Continue reading
PIETERMARITZBURG filmmaker, Liana Hassim, is lighting up the South African movie industry with her third Simon Sabela award, writes ESTELLE SINKINS. Continue reading
The Durban FilmMart (DFM), the industry development programme of the eThekwini Municipality’s Durban Film Office and Durban International Film Festival (Centre for Creative Arts, UKZN) ended on a high note with an awards ceremony at the Tsogo Maharani Hotel in Durban, South Africa on Monday, July 17. Continue reading
ESTELLE SINKINS reviews Amanda Evans’ Serpent, the opening night film at the 2017 Durban International Film Festival, which was screened at the Playhouse Drama Theatre on Friday, July 14. Continue reading
AMANDA Evans’ film, Serpent, will open this year’s Durban International Film Festival, which runs from July 13 to 23. Continue reading
THE South African film Inxeba (known internationally as The Wound) has won the best film award in the International New Talent Competition, at the Taipei Film Festival, ahead of its African premiere at the Durban International Film Festival at The Playhouse on Friday, July 14.
This is a latest in a string of awards for the film, which explores tradition and masculinity, and the clash between age-old rituals and modernity. Continue reading