Buddha in Africa provides a unique perspective on Chinese soft power in Africa

Set in a Chinese Buddhist orphanage in Malawi – against the backdrop of China’s increasing influence on the African continent – Buddha in Africa documents Malawian teenager Enock Alu’s journey and the inner battle he faces as he is torn between the contrasting worlds of his traditional African culture and the Buddhist value system that he was raised within
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Local Changemakers honoured in global documentary, I Am The Engine

The documentary is hosted by Red Bull Amaphiko participant and Tem Açúcar founder Camila Carvalho and has already racked up an impressive number of views after launching on YouTube this week

Inside the making of Kings of Mulberry Street

Set in the early-80s, the heart-warming feature film Kings of Mulberry Street follows the adventures of Ticky and Baboo, two nine-year-old misfits who take on the town bully
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Bennie Fourie plays unlikely hero in new Quentin Krog movie

One lesson life loves to teach us, is that things are not always as simple as they appear – a fact that is confirmed by director Quentin Krog’s new film Ander Mens, which, like its main character, can’t be judged according to a standard formula
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Award-winning Thuli Madonsela doc airs on Showmax for Women’s Month

'Whispering Truth To Power', Shameela Seedat’s documentary about Thuli Madonsela’s last year as South Africa’s public protector, is now streaming first on Showmax

Social Action: Bruce Donnelly’s The Black Mambas

Screen Africa chatted to Donnelly about how 'The Black Mambas' film project came about, the production process and the enthusiastic reception it has received so far

The making of musical documentary The Sound of Masks

The film is screening at DIFF 2019 - currently running until 28 July - where it is competing in the Documentary Film section, and all this after making its first appearance at the DFM in 2014, where it was awarded the Most Promising Documentary Pitch
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Sam The Hedgehog: A local short about autism acceptance

The film, conceived by Johannesburg-based animation studio MAAN Creative and writer Julia Smuts Louw, seeks to shed light on the experience of autistic children and their caregivers

Skemerson: Destigmatising mental illness

On average, 14 to 18 men die of suicide every day in SA – this is the headline of a City Press article, published in November 2018

The SA FILM Academy and Reel Partners release NFVF training documentary on the wonders...

The SA FILM Academy and Reel Partners recently announced the release of their NFVF training documentary Water is Life
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