Award-winning films, poetry, music and book talks at the Maritzburg Social Justice Film and Arts Festival

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AWARD-winning documentary film-maker, Rehad Desai (Miners Shot Down) will be in the city to attend the screening of his latest film, Giant is Falling, as part of the Maritzburg Social Justice Film and Arts Festival, writes ESTELLE SINKINS.

Co-directed by Jabulani Mzozo, the film takes a sweeping look at the political events of recent years that signal the end of an era in South Africa. 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

South African focus at Zanzibar International Film Festival

The Zanzibar International Film Festival is proud to host a series of events focused on South Africa that will include a range of South African guests including South African actress Leleti Khumalo, along with Lebobang Rasethaba, the director and Tshego Molete, the producer of Prisoner 467/64: The Untold Legacy of Andrew Mhalangeni, Adrian Steirn, director of 21 Icons: A Journey to Democracy and Sihle Hlope, director of As I Am.

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