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

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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

SAFTAS: all the winners

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Safta hosts Minnie Dlamini and Katlego Maboe.

THE much lauded Afrikaans feature film, Dis, Ek Anna, took home thee Golden Horns at the 10th South African Film and Television Awards (Saftas) at the Gallagher Estate in Johannesburg at the weekend.

Dis Ek, Anna was named best feature film. It’s director Sara Blecher won best achievement in directing and Marius Weyers was named best supporting actor. Continue reading

SAFTA 2016 nominees revealed

saftasTHE National Film and Video Foundation has revealed the nominees for the 10th South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs). The winners will be revealed live at two star-studded ceremonies which will be held at Gallagher Estate on Friday, March 18 and Sunday, March 20.

The winner of Best TV Presenter Golden Horn for SAFTAs 2015 and presenter of Expresso Morning Show on SABC3, Katlego Maboe will serve as the SAFTAs 2016 host. Continue reading