The 2007 Korean Film Festival at Cinema Nouveau screened by Jameson will feature seven exclusive films from the exotic Republic of Korea in Pretoria from Friday, 29 June and in Cape Town from next Friday, 6 July.
Staying Alive, MTV International’s ongoing HIV and AIDS prevention campaign, and African music channel, MTV base, will hold the second edition of the film competition 48fest in Kenya for the first time.
The Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) has had to withdraw a film from its schedule as it has been banned by the Film & Publication Board of South Africa.
The Film programme of the National Arts Festival (Grahamstown 28 June to 7 July). offers an ideal opportunity to catch up on some of the South African and international film screened in the past year.
"Oceans 13', the third instalment of the collaboration between Oscar-winning director Steven Soderbergh ("Traffic', "Erin Brockovich') and heartthrobs George Clooney, Brad Pitt and Matt Damon, has taken R3.6m in its opening week at the South African box office, proving the strength of the brand.
The Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) has had to withdraw a film from its schedule as it has been banned by the Film & Publication Board of South Africa. "Bog of Beasts', a Brazilian feature film about child abuse, has been deemed pornographic by the FPB.
At a dinner hosted by producer Anant Singh of Videovision Entertainment ("Yesterday", "Mr Bones")in Durban on 22 June, the Trevor Jones Scholarship, which will see a South African student awarded a bursary to study at the UK's National Film & Television School, was announced.
Soho Editors will run its first FCP6 Class for editors on 2 July as a three day course. Soho Editors is the first accredited FCP6 trainers in Africa.
The 28th Annual Durban International Film Festival opened on 20 June at the Suncoast Casino with "Meisie", the latest frilm from Darrell James Roodt, the South African director of the Oscar-nominated "Yesterday".
The pay TV market in the Middle East and North Africa will grow by 36% over the next five years, according to new research published on Friday, 15 June.