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New cinemas to open in Nigeria

Mon, 24 Nov 2014
 Nigerian film distribution and cinema company, The Filmhouse, plans to open 15 new cinemas from De

Silent short scoops 11 48HFP awards

Mon, 17 Nov 2014
 The silent short film Thread, by Silver Bullet Productions and Best Light Films, has won 11 awards a

Antagonist Studios presents Scribblings

Wed, 12 Nov 2014
 Scribblings is a short psychological drama from Antagonist Studios, written and directed by Oscar Ba

AMAA launches African short film project

Wed, 12 Nov 2014
 The Africa Movie Academy Awards have launched Voices Africa, a platform to encourage the production

SA student Oscar finalist wins at international film festivals

Tue, 11 Nov 2014
 Kanyekanye, a fourth year AFDA graduation film which made it as a finalist at the 40th Student Acade

Leading Lady secures US distribution deal

Mon, 10 Nov 2014
 Leading Lady has acquired a cinematic distribution deal in the USA within three weeks before its SA

Light and Dark Films opens new investment facility

Mon, 10 Nov 2014
 Light and Dark Films has developed a new Rising Stars funding facility to grow and support emergin

Entries open for Jameson First Shot 2015

Wed, 05 Nov 2014
 Kevin, Spacey, Competition, UmaThe Jameson First Shot film competition is seeking entries from gifted and undiscovered filmmakers f

NFVF call for funding submissions

Tue, 04 Nov 2014
 NFVF film fundingThe NFVF is calling for submissions of applications for funding in the areas of training, marketing

SA struggle icon hailed in new documentary

Mon, 03 Nov 2014
 Anant, Singh, Robben, IslandOn 30 October the documentary, Ahmed Kathrada: A Man For All Seasons premiered in Durban as a tribut

Veve at The Bioscope Independent Cinema

Thu, 30 Oct 2014
 The Bioscope Independent Cinema in Johannesburg has a diverse film offering for audiences this Novem

Cinema Nouveau presents the 2014/15 Metropolitan Opera Season

Wed, 29 Oct 2014
 In November this year, the 2014/15 season from The Metropolitan Opera in New York returns to South A

The Dream of Shahrazad selected for IDFA Masters programme

Mon, 27 Oct 2014
 Francois Verster's new film The Dream of Shahrazad has been selected for the Masters programme of 20

Netflix and DiCaprio team up on poaching documentary

Mon, 27 Oct 2014
 Orlando von Einsiedel’s Virunga was meant to be a documentary about the ambitious development proj

BBC documentary sparks outrage in Rwanda

Mon, 27 Oct 2014
 The BBC documentary Rwanda, The Untold Story has triggered protests by the people and government of

Gil Bellows to attend South African première of Leading Lady

Fri, 24 Oct 2014
 On 13 November 2014, Canadian actor, Gil Bellows, will attend the official première of the movie Lea

Documentary follows IT pioneers in Africa

Fri, 24 Oct 2014
 Made in Africa, produced by Geraldine de Bastion and René von der Waar, is a documentary

Final call for Cinema Nouveau Short Film Project entries

Fri, 24 Oct 2014
 Submissions for The Short Film Project, an initiative by Ster-Kinekor’s Cinema Nouveau in partners

Micro Budget Film Fund and Development Film Fund call for entries

Wed, 22 Oct 2014
 The Durban Film Office is urging emerging Durban filmmakers to submit their film projects for the Mi

Flower Girl wins four Nollywood Awards

Tue, 21 Oct 2014
 Bello, Damilola, Michelle, AdegbiteFlower Girl, a Nollywood film produced by Blu Star Entertainment, has taken four awards out of nine

AfricAvenir presents Namibian Premiere of Villa 69

Tue, 21 Oct 2014
 AfricAvenir will premiere the 2013 Abu Dhabi Film Festival Jury Prize Winner, Villa 69, in Namibia..

Spud 3 Learning To Fly

Thu, 16 Oct 2014
 South Africa's best-loved teen, Spud, is back and this time there's no end to the madness he and his

Revenge is the dish best served at the SA box office Compiled

Tue, 14 Oct 2014
 Equally enjoyable for adults as it is for kids, Planes: Fire & Rescue was the top earner at the lo

SA actor makes Most Influential Teens list

Tue, 14 Oct 2014
 South African-Australian actor Troye Sivan, best known for his lead role in the Spud movie series,

SA film portrays the universal theme of forgiveness

Mon, 13 Oct 2014
 The South African French co-production City of Violence released nationally in cinemas on 10 October
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