The much-anticipated local western film Five Fingers for Marseilles had its star-studded South African premiere at The Market Theatre, Johannesburg, as part of the ongoing RapidLion film festival. BY EMMANUEL TJIYA
The Forgiven, directed by Roland Joffe and based on the Michael Ashton novel The Archbishop and the Antichrist, stars Academy Award winning actor Forest Whitaker in the role of Archbishop Desmond Tutu. By Ricardo A. Hazel
Fans of Inxeba (The Wound) will now be able to watch the film in cinemas after an appeal on the reclassification of the film to X18 was taken to court.
Catching Feelings looks to be the perfect example of a South African romantic comedy, done right. With an incredible cast at the helm, this is a film that many South Africans have had their eyes on since the first trailer dropped a few months ago. By Nic Andersen
Tributes have been pouring in for Burkina Faso filmmaker Idrissa Ouedraogo, who passed away on Sunday, aged 64.
The South African Screen Federation has vowed to take legal action against the Film and Publication Board’s decision to reclassify the locally produced and controversial film Inxeba - The Wound. by Athena O'Reilly
Five Fingers for Marseilles, a western that tells the story of a group of young men (the ‘Five Fingers’) who stand up to brutal police oppression in Marseilles, a town in the rugged badlands of the Eastern Cape, opens at cinemas nationwide on 6 April.
The Pan African Film Festival opened in Los Angeles with a premiere red carpet screening of a new film by Alfons Adetuyi (Jozi H), that is set to tickle funny bones and heart strings worldwide.
Screenings of the controversial South African movie Inxeba (The Wound) have been cancelled all across the country this weekend, as protesters demanded the flick gets pulled from cinemas. By Tom Head