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Student doccie highlights concerns surrounding racism at Stellenbosch University


Thu, 03 Sep 2015
 Contraband Cape Town has produced a documentary which exposes racial injustices faced by a number

‘The Visit - An Alien Encounter’ premieres in Durban


Wed, 02 Sep 2015
 Michael Madsen’s new film will have its premiere screenings in multiple countries. In South Africa

Documentary to expose canned lion hunting


Tue, 01 Sep 2015
 A documentary feature film 'Blood Lions', exposes the disturbing story of South Africa's captive bre

The ATFT congratulates SA filmmakers selected for the 40th TIFF


Mon, 31 Aug 2015
 The ATFT would like to congratulate South African production teams whose films have been selected

Wes Craven dies at 76


Mon, 31 Aug 2015
 Wes Craven, a Hollywood horror filmmaker famous for creating classics, died on 30 August at the age

Registration opens for Cape Town 48 Hour Film Project


Fri, 28 Aug 2015
 Filmmakers participating in the Cape Town 48 Hour Film Project (48HFP) will set off to create a fo

‘Hard to Get’ invited to screen at Fantastic Fest


Fri, 28 Aug 2015
 'Hard to Get', the 2014 action film by Zee Nthuli has been invited to Fantastic Fest in Austin Tex

SA family film secures global distribution


Thu, 27 Aug 2015
 International distribution company Heritage Films, has secured rights to South African film 'Trailer

SA film ‘Cuckold’ secures world premiere


Thu, 27 Aug 2015
 'Cuckold', has been invited to screen as part of the official selection at the Toronto International

‘Verskietende Ster’ to premiere at Silwerskermfees


Tue, 25 Aug 2015
 'Verskietende Ster', the new film by Darrel James Roodt, has been selected to premiere at kykNET Sil

SA film earns three Global Independent Film Award nominations


Thu, 20 Aug 2015
 'Safe Bet', an action comedy flick, has been nominated for three Global Independent Film Awards...

Visual poetry: surf filmmaking


Tue, 18 Aug 2015
 At the recent Durban International Film Festival, the Wavescape Surf Film Festival featured a divers

Els Rientjes on on-set sustainability


Wed, 12 Aug 2015
 Els Rientjes, sustainability manager for the Dutch film industry as facilitated by the Netherlands

New cinema opens in Lagos


Wed, 12 Aug 2015
 A new cinema has recently opened its doors in Lagos, Nigeria. The new venue will be dedicated to t

‘Uitvlucht’ to premiere at kykNET Silwerskerm Festival 2015


Tue, 11 Aug 2015
 Regardt van den Bergh’s new feature film, 'Uitvlucht', which will premiere at the kykNET Silwerskerm

SA novel adapted for the big screen


Fri, 31 Jul 2015
 The multi-award winning novel 'Happiness is a Four-Letter Word' has been turned into a screenplay

‘Necktie Youth’ wins best South African film and best director awards in Durban


Wed, 29 Jul 2015
 Urucu Media's hugely anticipated drama 'Necktie Youth' walked away with top honours at the Durban In

Locally-made Zanzibari film premieres at ZIFF


Tue, 28 Jul 2015
 On the penultimate day of the Zanzibar International Film Festival, Shams Bhanji premiered a featu

Urucu Media and DIFF bring Cannes Critics’ Week to South Africa


Fri, 24 Jul 2015
 Urucu Media, with the support of the French institute of South Africa and Durban International Film

Jean Jacques Annaud’s ‘Wolf Totem’ screens at DIFF 2015


Fri, 24 Jul 2015
 Award-winning director Jean-Jacques Annaud’s Wolf Totem had its African debut on 20 July at the Sunc

Talking Drum Entertainment to release Nigerian rom-com


Thu, 23 Jul 2015
 UK distributor Talking Drum Entertainment, have secured the rights to the hit romantic comedy 'Whe

SA/US documentary premieres at DIFF


Wed, 22 Jul 2015
 When Voices Meet, a South African/USA documentary, has its world premier at of the Durban Internatio

Britdoc and Docubox partner on African pitching forum


Wed, 22 Jul 2015
 A new joint initiative between UK-based documentary organisation Britdoc and the East African docu

Biographical documentary: from DIFF to ZIFF 2015


Wed, 22 Jul 2015
 The Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF), which runs until 26 July in Stone Town, will close

Spier Films to develop joint film slate with SA filmmakers


Wed, 22 Jul 2015
 Award winning director Jahmil X.T. Qubeka ('Of Good Report'), and producer Lwazi Manzi, have joine
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