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NFVF call for applications: SA-Brazil Co-production Forum


Thu, 02 Jul 2015
 The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) invites South African filmmakers to apply for the So

2015 Jameson First Shot premiere and workshops


Wed, 01 Jul 2015
 The Jameson First Shot competition premiered the 2015 winning films at a ‘green carpet’ event held

'Hollywood in my Huis' releases in cinemas nationwide


Fri, 26 Jun 2015
 Set in 2004, the Afrikaans romantic comedy, Hollywood in my Huis is about a young girl, Jana, who

Videovision Entertainment premieres six films at DIFF


Thu, 25 Jun 2015
 Videovision Entertainment announced that it will premiere six films at the 36th Durban International

SA actress wins award at New York 48HFP


Thu, 18 Jun 2015
 South African Nicola Quinn, recently participated in the New York 48 Hour Film Project (48HFP)...

‘Ayanda’ has world premiere at LA Film Festival


Thu, 11 Jun 2015
 'Ayanda', after successfully screening at the Cannes Film Festival, had its world premiere in Los An

NFVF youth filmmaker project to premiere at DIFF


Tue, 09 Jun 2015
 The NFVF's youth filmmaker project – Rights of Passage – has been selected to participate in the Dur

'Ayanda' to open Durban International Film Festival


Fri, 05 Jun 2015
 The South African film Ayanda has been announced as the opening night film of the 36th Durban Inte

Sub-Saharan Africa Broadcast presents ‘Filmmakers Against Racism’


Thu, 04 Jun 2015
 AfriDocs will be broadcasting seven short films from ‘Filmmakers Against Racism’, an initiative that

Treurgrond opens in cinemas


Tue, 02 Jun 2015
 Treurgrond opened this past weekend at cinemas around South Africa earning R749 286 off 42 prints in

Why Congolese films matter


Mon, 01 Jun 2015
 Known for their ululating Lingala tunes and gyrating vixens that pepper their music videos, Congol

Elements of Cinema: Fright factor


Mon, 01 Jun 2015
 Peeping through the gaps between our fingers as they cover our eyes, we wait. Our terror mounting

An Ethiopian odyssey


Mon, 01 Jun 2015
 The Ethiopian-Spanish co-production Crumbs bucks the trend of realist cinema that seems to dominat

Age is not an issue


Mon, 01 Jun 2015
 Currently shooting in Ocean View, at Cape Town Film Studios, the Ottery Youth Centre and other loc

Jameson First Shot winner returns with renewed zeal for local production


Fri, 29 May 2015
 Over two days at the end of April, 28-year-old freelance writer and director Mark Middlewick shot

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 prod

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

Only the brave will survive at the local box office


Thu, 14 May 2015
 Walt Disney’s Marvel Avengers: Age of Ultron is this month’s biggest box office earner, not just l
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