The power of music is celebrated in new SA film, Verskietende Ster

VERSKIETENDE STER - Deanre Reiners speel Phillip Schuman

Deanre Reiners plays Phillip Schuman in Verskietende Ster.

It has been said that where words leave off, music begins. The power of music to touch us emotionally and to bring light out of darkness is at the heart of Verskietende Ster (Shooting Star), the new film by award-winning filmmaker Stefan Enslin, which releases in cinemas this month. Continue reading

Blue-chip cinema on the red carpet at 2016 European Film Festival

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Amy Winehouse. Photo: Alex Lake

The Oscar-winning documentary Amy, an intimate portrait of late British singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse, is among the gems on offer at the European Film Festival, which heads to Cinema Nouveau screens from May 6 to 15. Continue reading