Asinamali, the film based on Mbongeni Ngema’s multi-award-winning musical, will screen for seven days at Ster-Kinekor Cinema Nouveau in Rosebank Johannesburg, from Friday, September 22 to Thursday, September 28.
This will ensure the film is eligible for submission for the 2018 Academy Award® for Best Foreign Language Film. The Academy stipulates that a film must play theatrically for seven consecutive days to qualify for entry. 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
AMANDA Evans’ film, Serpent, will open this year’s Durban International Film Festival, which runs from July 13 to 23. Continue reading
Running from September 8 to 13 at the Hexagon Theatre on the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Pietermaritzburg is the South African theatre classic, Sarafina. Continue reading
Shooting on Asinamali!, the film based on the multi-award-winning South African musical hit of the same name, began on August 8. The 1985 theatre production, written by playwright, Mbongeni Ngema, was his first major stage musical, followed by Sarafina!, which was released as a film in 1992. Continue reading
Greg Homann. Photo: Timmy Henny
TWIST Theatre Development Projects is hosting a series of free interactive “In Conversation With” sessions in KwaZulu-Natal to launch The Methuen Drama Guide to Contemporary South African Theatre – a definitive book which looks at the history, status and context of South African contemporary theatre – written by Greg Homann. Continue reading