Hatchet Hour, a Ladybug Films production which recently scooped the Best Foreign Film Award at the LA Femme International Film Festival, opens in selected SA cinemas on November 4. The film is presented by the National Film & Video Foundation in association with the Department of Trade & Industry and M-Net.
Based on the true story of a young man in the 1960s who became a storyteller in jail, Noem My Skollie, is a powerful and moving film that celebrates the triumph of the human spirit. The film opens at cinemas across South Africa on Friday, September 2. Continue reading
Marius Weyers and Sandra Prinsloo star in Twee Grade van Moord
NEW South African film, Twee Grade van Moord (Two Degrees of Murder), won the best film award at the Indie Karoo Festival, held from July 1 to 3 in Prince Albert in the Karoo. The movie stars two of South Africa’s most loved and respected actors, Sandra Prinsloo and Marius Weyers. Continue reading
Lehasa Moloi and Dineo Moeketsi star in Mrs Right Guy.
THE highly anticipated romcom Mrs Right Guy, premières at Ster Kinekor’s The Zone in Rosebank, Johannesburg on Thursday, May 19 – the same day as the film screens at the 69th Cannes Film Festival in France.
Dineo Moeketsi who stars as the broken-hearted Gugu Hlatshwayo in Mrs Right Guy announced the exciting news on Twitter. Mrs Right Guy is screening in Cannes as part of the National Film and Video Foundation South African showcase programme. Continue reading
Fulu Mugovhani and Jafta Mamabolo in a scene from Ayanda.
Hot on the heels of its screening at the 59th BFI London Film Festival in October, South African coming-of-age film Ayanda has been released in theatres in Los Angeles and New York. The film was picked up for distribution in the United States by Selma director and film distributor Ava DuVernay’s distribution company ARRAY. Continue reading
Fulu Mugovhani and Jafta Mamabolo.
Ayanda, the new film by award-winning director Sara Blecher, co-produced by actress and producer Terry Pheto of Tsotsi fame, is quickly building a global audience. Film festival organisers have been snapping up the local movie that tells the story of a young Afro-hipster making the transition to adulthood. Continue reading