The Bioscope Independent Cinema in Johannesburg holds a number of special screenings this week starting on Wednesday 25 September. This includes a preview of Four Corners, which has been selected as South Africa’s official foreign-language entry at the 2014 Academy Awards. The film examines the ongoing gang culture in the Cape Flats and screens until Monday 30 September.
Documentary filmmaker Rehad Desai presents a special screening of On the Art of War on 25 September at 19h30. The film is about four workers in Milan who spend eight days protesting the closure of their factoryby staying on top of a 20-metre high gantry crane at the last active factory.
Legends of the Casbah screens on Sunday 19 September at 17h30 and 19h30. The documentary brings together a number of unlikely characters from Durban’s Indian community from the era of the 1950s Defiance Campaign.
Blood Tokoloshe, a township thriller, tells a story of revenge, greed and love when a deal between a shady businessman and a corrupt sangoma goes wrong. The film screens on Friday 27 September at 22h00 and tickets are on sale for R40 each.
Filmed over one week, Fake It So Real follows a group of dubious wrestlers in North Carolina and takes a look at the real world of independent pro wrestling. The movie opens at The Bioscope on 27 September.
For show times and ticket bookings please visit http://www.thebioscope.co.za/