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Official project selection for the 6th Durban FilmMart announced

Fri, 22 May 2015
 Nine documentaries and ten fiction feature film projects from around Africa have been selected for t

AfriDocs presents the official African premiere of Virunga

Mon, 18 May 2015
 AfriDocs presents the official African broadcast premiere Virunga in all 49 countries across sub-Sah

Cinema Nouveau hosts free to attend Turkish Film Festival

Mon, 18 May 2015
 The third Turkish Film Festival, which features a line-up of five Turkish films, will screen over

Cannes selected film captures a contemporary SA

Wed, 13 May 2015
 South African film Ayanda from award-winning director Sara Blecher (Otelo Burning) and starring Ni

The Boda Boda Thieves: a product of effective collaboration

Tue, 12 May 2015
 The Boda Boda Thieves, by the Yes! That's Us collective, is a co-production which involved six compa

Historical SA doccies screen locally and abroad

Thu, 07 May 2015
 South African documentaries Plot for Peace, directed by Carlos Agulló and Mandy Jacobson; and Trib

Elements of cinema: the test of time

Sun, 03 May 2015
 Re-creating a world from another time requires meticulous research and creativity from modern film

The slothful pace of the Kenyan film industry

Sun, 03 May 2015
 Kenya’s film Industry is growing in leaps and bounds. There have been some significant development

Jon Savage

Sun, 03 May 2015
 Since he was six years old, John Savage has only ever had two passions: music and film. His latest

A man of the people: Sana Na N’Hada – filmmaker

Sun, 03 May 2015
 In a cinematic career spanning four-plus decades Sana Na N’Hada has borne witness to the best and

How to make a musical

Sun, 03 May 2015
 Mark Dornford-May and Pauline Malefane are the first Africans to have ever won a Golden Bear in Be

AfricAvenir hosts African film screenings in June

Thu, 30 Apr 2015
 Namibia, Windhoek, Ghana, AngolaIn June 2015 AfricAvenir screens a number of African films at the Goethe-Centre and Hope Initiativ

French Toast well received at SA box office

Wed, 29 Apr 2015
 France, Paris, Hartiwood, TimesFrench Toast, a film directed by Paul Kruger, released in South Africa on 24 April and earned over R

Controversial documentary receives online threats

Wed, 29 Apr 2015
 Docs, Muslim, gay, HotParvez Sharma and his film have experienced a number of online threats due to the film’s touchy subj

Top SA box office earners 2014

Mon, 20 Apr 2015
This month we’ve decided to keep it strictly local with the top 10 South African films of last year,

Elements of Cinema: Into the Wild

Sat, 18 Apr 2015
 Wildlife documentaries offer a glimpse into a world untamed, where inhabitants act on instinct, fo

Take two: Ballade vir ‘n Enkeling

Sat, 18 Apr 2015
 From 1987 to 1993 the Ballade vir ‘n Enkeling TV series drew South African audiences in with its g

Raising Africa’s undead

Sat, 18 Apr 2015
 When Adefunke Olowu is asked to bring a film’s characters to life through her artistic skills as a

NFVF announces 2014 co-production report

Thu, 16 Apr 2015
 The NFVF, an agency of the Department of Arts and Culture, presents the annual co-production activit

2015 Jameson First Shot winners announced

Tue, 14 Apr 2015
 Kevin, Spacey, Competition, UmaThe three winners of the competition are preparing to fly to Los Angeles to bring their short film s

Ster-kinekor reports biggest box office and attendance weekend in cinema chain’s history

Thu, 09 Apr 2015
 Ster-Kinekor has announced that the record for the biggest weekend box office has once again been br

African film makers access US market

Wed, 08 Apr 2015
 Content aggregator ReelAfrican is offering African film makers the opportunity to access audiences f

NFVF call for Q1 funding applications

Tue, 07 Apr 2015
 National Film and Video Foundation, SAFTAsThe areas of funding application include training, marketing and distribution and development and pr

SA to receive two more IMAX cinemas

Tue, 31 Mar 2015
 Ster-Kinekor, Cradlestone, Eastgate, BaySter-Kinekor has signed a further agreement with IMAX Corporation to install two additional IMAX the

Mobile Cinemas to boost entrepreneurship in rural communities

Tue, 31 Mar 2015
 MOSAIC, 2B, township, movieMpumalanga will undergo a technology experiment which will turn entrepreneurs into mobile cinema ope
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