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Tony Kgoroge wins Best Actor at DIFF

Wed, 30 Jul 2014
 Tony Kgoroge was named Best Actor at the Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) on 27 July for

Crowd-funding campaign to save independent SA cinema

Thu, 24 Jul 2014
 The Labia Theatre in Cape Town has launched a crowd-funding campaign in order to fund well-needed ci

Videovision Entertainment launches new division

Tue, 22 Jul 2014
 action, filmmaker, funding, marketingModestly budgeted South African-made action films will be the focus of a new division established

Kristen Stewart travels to SA for new movie

Mon, 21 Jul 2014
 A-list Hollywood actors along with Kristen Stewart star in a new movie, The Big Shoe, which is bei

The Films That Made Me at DIFF

Fri, 18 Jul 2014
 The Films That Made Me section presents a programme of five films selected by a prominent South Afri

Locations Africa encourages production in Africa

Thu, 17 Jul 2014
 On 19 July from Locations Africa, a showcase and discussion platform on location shooting and film

Co-production sessions set to kindle deals for DFM 2014 projects

Tue, 15 Jul 2014
 African Filmmakers can attend co-production sessions throughout the 5th Durban FilmMart, set to take

Special Focus on UK Film at the 35th Durban International Film Festival

Mon, 14 Jul 2014
 This year’s edition of the Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) sees a special focus on Briti

Angolan film premieres in Namibia

Mon, 14 Jul 2014
 On Saturday, 26 July, at 19h00, The Great Kilapy directed by Zeze Gamboa will premiere in N

Swedish filmmaker aims to break longest film world record

Mon, 14 Jul 2014
 Swedish filmmaker Anders Weberg has released a teaser trailer for Ambiancé, a 720-hour movie

Irish documentary explores anti-apartheid strike

Mon, 07 Jul 2014
 Blood Fruit, a documentary by Sinead O’Brien, tells the story of a strike in Ireland which le

Film shot in SA releases on VOD, iTunes and in US cinemas

Fri, 04 Jul 2014
 Heatstroke, a co-production between South Africa and Germany, releases on 4 July on VOD platf

Free screenings of Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom to celebrate Mandela Day

Fri, 04 Jul 2014
 Poster of Mandela: Long Walk to FreedomAt 09h45 on 18 July South Africans are invited to celebrate Mandela Day by attending free screenings

Miners Shot Down strikes a chord abroad

Fri, 04 Jul 2014
 Miners Shot Down has been acquired by seven international broadcasters and has screened to la

Youth Documentary Project calls for directors

Thu, 03 Jul 2014
 The Youth Documentary Project, a French and South African initiative by JBA Production alongside t

iPhone-shot SA film gains international recognition

Thu, 03 Jul 2014
 Magic Bullet is a short South African film which was shot in July 2013 by Errol S

Battling gender imbalance in Hollywood

Thu, 03 Jul 2014
 US mass media company 21st Century Fox is hosting a mentorship course for female filmmakers, in an

South Africa’s second IMAX theatre opens in Tshwane

Wed, 02 Jul 2014
 In June, a brand new IMAX theatre opened at The Grove mall in the capital city...

28 Up: A cross-section of contemporary South Africa

Wed, 02 Jul 2014
 Acclaimed South African filmmaker Angus Gibson shares revealing South African stories in 28 Up<

Changing their spots

Wed, 02 Jul 2014
 A true labour of love, a trilogy of documentaries highlighting the plight of leopards in South Afr

Taking stock

Wed, 02 Jul 2014
 Born and raised in Johannesburg, Ben Stillerman is a fledgling filmmaker now completing his studie

Zee Ntuli

Wed, 02 Jul 2014
 The young director behind Hard to Get, the opening film at this year’s Durban International Film F

South Africa at Cannes 2014

Wed, 02 Jul 2014
 In the wake of the Cannes Film Festival, Screen Africa got three different perspectives on the eve

TiNT Post and Rechord Audio shine at DIFF

Wed, 02 Jul 2014
 Located in the leafy, northern Johannesburg suburb of Greenside, in one of the area’s comfortable

Top box office flicks fight the forces of evil

Wed, 02 Jul 2014
 From 20 to 22 June the villains we love to hate cast a dominating shadow on the South African box
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