Liyana, the groundbreaking animation-documentary mashup, is now streaming first on Showmax in Africa. In the multi-award-winning film, legendary South African storyteller Gcina Mhlope guides five orphans in The Kingdom of eSwatini through the process of creating a story.
The award-winning documentary, Buddha in Africa, directed by KwaZulu-Natal filmmaker Nicole Schafer, which scooped the Best SA Documentary at the Durban International Film Festival in July, and won an Audience Choice Award at Encounters in June this year, is coming to Cape Town in August.
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.
Benoni's filmmaker and environmental awareness documentarian Yakima Waner will release her lasted feature film, The Harvest on International Soil Day, December 5 at the Bioscope in Johannesburg. The feature film celebrates the children and women of Plastic City informal settlement in Brakpan.
First time feature film maker, Nicole Schafer, whose film, "Buddha in Africa" won an award at the Durban International Film Festival, will automatically qualify for consideration for an Oscar nomination by the Academy of Motion Picture, Arts and Sciences.
SA film, Stroop - journey into the rhino horn war, has won the prestigious Genesis Award in the 'Outstanding Brigitte Bardot International Documentary Feature Film' category. The Genesis Awards recognise excellent work in media with a special focus on outstanding reporting of animal protection issues.
The power of documentary film is the ability to connect with hearts and minds.
DocLOVE is an initiative of the Documentary Filmmakers' Association that aims to provide an opportunity to showcase great documentaries on a regular basis, grow documentary film audiences and engage in discussions.
A documentary celebrating 60 years since the founding of Gugulethu has received a thumbs up at this year's Focal International Awards.
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