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Special events at the Bioscope Independent Cinema

Wed, 23 Apr 2014
 iNumber, outdoor, fundraiser, minersAs part of a special outdoor cinema series the Bioscope Independent Cinema presents a number of film

Big budget US film planned for Cape Town

Tue, 22 Apr 2014
 Hollywood, location, producers, South, AfricaThe Cape Town Film Commission (CTFC) is finalising a deal which could result in a $150m film being s

Caribbean-themed film to shoot in West Africa

Tue, 22 Apr 2014
 Ghana, Caribbean, Ulric, CrossHero, a feature docudrama on the life of war hero, judge and diplomat Ulric Cross, will commence fil

Limited screenings of War Horse stage production at Cinema Nouveau

Thu, 17 Apr 2014
 The National Theatre’s original stage production of the multi-award-winning War Horse screens nation

Rio 2, Noah and Captain America: The Winter Soldier popular at SA box office

Tue, 15 Apr 2014
 New animated feature film Rio 2 (including 3D) was the biggest earner at the local box office with R

One Chance: Remarkable true-life film about opera singer Paul Potts releases in South Africa

Mon, 14 Apr 2014
 One Chance, the extraordinary true story of Paul Potts, releases at Cinema Nouveau and select Ster-K

African nationals’ documentary aims to end racial abuse

Fri, 11 Apr 2014
 raid, film, Delhi, AfricanFive young Africans living in the Khirki Extension of south Delhi feature in Cry Out Loud, a documen

Nigerian filmmaker's critically acclaimed short releases online

Fri, 11 Apr 2014
 Shola, Amoo, sci-fi, TouchTouch, a short sci-fi film by London-based Nigerian filmmaker Shola Amoo, has been released online a

SA film Four Corners to have US debut at Seattle Film Festival

Wed, 09 Apr 2014
 By request, director Ian Gabriel’s hard-hitting film Four Corners will have its US premiere at the S

SA co-production The Forgotten Kingdom in top spot at Lesotho box office

Tue, 08 Apr 2014
 The Forgotten Kingdom, the first movie filmed in Lesotho and in the Sesotho-language, was released o

SA film Stone Cold Jane Austen calls for crowdfunding support

Tue, 08 Apr 2014
 Savage, Movie, Funding, JonA feature film about the SA music industry, produced by radio presenter, singer and songwriter Jon S

The diverse sounds of the highest SA box office earners

Fri, 04 Apr 2014
 Three South African films are still showing nationwide in South Africa, with Afrikaans-language fi

SA heist thriller a class act

Thu, 03 Apr 2014
 Donovan Marsh’s acclaimed heist thriller iNumber Number, produced by Quizzical Pictures, gets its

The Seoul Connection

Thu, 03 Apr 2014
 Raoul Dyssell is a Cape Town-born and raised writer / director who has just released his first fea

Made in Jo’burg: The Fastest Film Ever

Thu, 03 Apr 2014
 From concept to screen, South African movie, Shotgun Garfunkel: The Fastest Film Ever Made, was

Medical documentary shares an awakening discovery

Thu, 03 Apr 2014
 Documentary filmmaker Rina Jooste shares the stories of patients whose lives have been transformed

Short doccie shines with gritty authenticity

Thu, 03 Apr 2014
 To The One I Love, a short student documentary, is a worthy example of how a simple, captured mome

Luscious Dosi questions social perspectives in Across the Colour Bar

Thu, 03 Apr 2014
 Writer, director and producer Luscious Dosi completed his Honours degree in writing and directing

Big Fish students excel with powerful documentaries

Thu, 03 Apr 2014
 A ballerina with skin the colour of slick ebony flutters across the stage in Mdu Janda’s Dada the

Miners Shot Down: Business as usual?

Thu, 03 Apr 2014
 On 16 August 2012, police armed with 4 000 rounds of live ammunition brutally killed 34 South Afri

Johnny Barbuzano

Thu, 03 Apr 2014
 Writer and director Johnny Barbuzano’s first feature length film Shotgun Garfunkel: The Fastest Fi

The Bioscope Independent Cinema features classics, festivals and workshops in April

Wed, 02 Apr 2014
 Bioscope, movies, Johannesburg, MabonengOn 13 April at 19h00 the Bioscope Independent Cinema in Johannesburg will screen the Walt Disney cla

Exclusive screenings and new initiatives at Cinema Nouveau

Wed, 02 Apr 2014
 Ster-Kinekor Theatres’ Cinema Nouveau is the leading independent and art cinema in South Africa, s

South African indie movie Jimmy in Pienk triumphs at international film fest

Wed, 02 Apr 2014
 Afrikaans-language film Jimmy in Pienk, written and directed by Johannesburg- based filmmaker Hanne

Launch of multi-platform distributor of South African produced content

Wed, 02 Apr 2014
 In a first of its kind in the country, a new video-on-demand service, ONStv, has been established
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