Not content with just dominating world music and getting involved in fashion, superstar Black Coffee is also out to conquer the movie world. The star recently lent his talent to local comedian Kagiso Lediga's new film Matwetwe as executive producer on the project. BY KYLE ZEEMAN
Showmax has been steadily ramping up its selection of local content all year but they've saved the best for last: you can now stream this year's Oscar-shortlisted drama The Wound and the African Movie Academy Awards' Best Film of 2018, Five Fingers For Marseilles.
Berlin Syndrome is now streaming first and only on Showmax, continuing the platform's run of exclusive, critically acclaimed arthouse hit films like Raw and A Ghost Story, two of critic aggregator Rotten Tomatoes' highest rated films of 2017.
Jenna Bass's critically acclaimed and award-winning film High Fantasy opens in selected cinemas, the comedy drama first premiered at the Toronto Film Festival in 2017 where it received rave reviews from critics.
Leon Schuster's new film Frank & Fearless will open at 95 cinemas around the country on Friday, 23 November 2018. Written by Schuster, Gray Hofmeyr and Geoff Newton the story centres on railway chef, Sonny Frank (Schuster), and a ten year old boy, Fearless (Themba Ntuli).
Gangster tale Mayfair, the fourth film by award-winning director Sara Blecher (Ayanda, Dis Ek Anna, Otelo Burning) opened to rave reviews this past weekend. This comes after several sold-out screenings in London.
Based on the continued success of local content on its platform, Showmax has been ramping up its catalogue with a steady stream of South African classics recently, from Oscar entries Noem My Skollie and Thina Sobabili to two-time International Emmy nominee Is'Thunzi to Vaya
The 2018 edition of the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) held on Saturday at the Intare Conference Arena in Kigali, Rwanda. The event which was attended by actors and filmmakers from across Africa was hosted by Nse Ikpe-Etim and Arthur Nkusi.
In the fourth film from South African director Sara Blecher, one of the country's most gifted filmmakers, the complexities of family discord and loyalty are interlaced with faith, morality and a life of crime.