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
THE 2017 Realness Residency programme is now in its final stage with the second cohort of participants heading to Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) to present their projects at the Durban FilmMart to the industry, under the mentorship of script consultant Selina Ukwuoma. Continue reading
“He might make mistakes, maar hy bly altyd great… and remember my friend, not all heroes wear capes…” is just one of the catchy lyrics taken from Jack Parow’s new hit, Super Van, which was created to be the theme song for the hilarious new movie, Van Der Merwe, set to open at cinemas nationwide in July. Continue reading
“If music be the food of love, play on…”
Twelfth Night, the acclaimed production of Shakespeare’s classic comedy of mistaken identity – filmed live at the National’s Olivier Theatre in London – is the next National Theatre Live broadcast on the big screen.
The production releases at Ster-Kinekor’s Nouveau cinemas on Saturday, May 27, for limited screenings. Continue reading
Delegate registration for Africa’s premier film finance and co-production market, the Durban FilmMart (DFM), is open.
Celebrating its 8th edition, this year’s DFM, a joint programme of the Durban Film Office (DFO), the eThekwini Municipality’s industry development unit, and the Durban International Film Festival – hosted by the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Creative Arts – takes place from 14 to 17 July. It will host around 500 delegates from Africa and the world. Continue reading
The European Film Festival is back for the fourth time at Cinema Nouveau theatres in Johannesburg, Pretoria and Durban from 5 to 14 May.
The line-up of films represents 12 countries, including Ireland and Croatia for the first time. Continue reading
Following its successful world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, and its European premiere as the opening film on the Panorama programme at the 67th Berlinale in Germany, South African film Inxeba (The Wound) has been released theatrically in France. Continue reading
South African film, Krotoa, is as remarkable and unforgettable as the historical heroine on which the story is based on.
It has already managed to conquer the hearts of international film lovers and critics, and is set to be an even bigger hit with local audiences. Continue reading