Pictured in the prison courtyard China Boy (Presley Chweneyagae) and Buttons (Warren Masemola) decide on Magadien’s (Mothusi Magano) fate.
Award-winning director, Khalo Matabane (State of Violence, Conversations on a Sunday Afternoon and Nelson Mandela: The Myth and Me), has begun shooting his latest feature, 28’s, a gritty exposé of life inside prison.
The film, inspired by Jonny Steinberg’s award-winning non-fiction novel, The Number, its big screen adaptation by Paul Ian Johnson reveals the origins of the fearsome numbers gangs that operate in prisons throughout South Africa. Continue reading
Nicola Breytenbach and Andrew Govender. Photo courtesy of Times Media Films
MULTI-AWARD winning local filmmaker Sallas de Jager’s period drama feature Free State has continued its winning streak by taking the honours for best cinematography at the Garden State Film Festival in New York. The film recently scooped best director at the Luxor African Film Festival. Continue reading
Nicola Breytenbach and Andrew Govender in Free State.
Free State, the locally produced period drama has been flying the South African flag at festivals around the world. Continue reading