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Cross Kine finds renewed success in niche distribution


Thu, 28 May 2015
 For the last five years Pretoria-based Cross Kine has produced Christian and faith-based movies, i

Award-winning African film opens LGBTI film festival at the Bioscope


Thu, 28 May 2015
 Stories of our Lives, a movie made up of five short films which are based on true Kenyan LGBT stor

AMI and FEPACI partner on development of African film initiative


Wed, 27 May 2015
 AMI and FEPACI have partnered to support the development of high quality audio visual and film conte

The Grave Dust set to premiere in Nigeria on 29 May


Tue, 26 May 2015
 Nollywood actor Obi Madubogwu’s upcoming movie The Grave Dust is set to premiere in cinemas across N

The Shore Break to co-premiere at Encounters and DIFF


Tue, 26 May 2015
 The Shore Break, an award-winning film that unpacks the dilemma faced by a rural community on South

SA documentary screens at United Nations World Africa Week


Tue, 26 May 2015
 The Ichikowitz Family Foundation has announced that one of its award winning documentaries, Plot f

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
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