Felix, the feel-good South African family film, has been selected for the 57th BFI London Film Festival, named one of the top 11 film festivals in the world by The Guardian in 2012.
- Kevin Kriedemann
Platinum Press Office
The Bag on My Back premieres on Wednesday, 21 August 2013 at 20:00 GMT on Witness, Al Jazeera's flagship documentary strand. Zimbabwe in the early 1980s was a land of plenty; newly-liberated, with productive farms and an education system the envy of its neighbours.
Frieze Films' Malo 8 recently directed Full House, Ogilvy Cape Town's pan-African commercial for Coca-Cola.
At Cannes Lions this weekend, Frieze Films won Bronze Lions in the film category for Uni-Ball Pens Swapped at Birth and Bust You Out.
On Saturday 15 June 2013 in Cape Town, two commissioning editors from Al Jazeera will listen to pitches from 16 African filmmakers. Each person has a maximum of five minutes to pitch their film, with an additional 10 minutes allocated for feedback and questions from the panel.
Frieze Films' commercial director Grant de Sousa recently won Cinema Nouveau's Win Your Own Film Fest competition, where he had to identify a range of iconic films from some quirky clues.