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
Arguably the most anticipated superhero movie ever, Marvel's Black Panther is hitting cinemas around the globe. We have the details as to when we can expect to see it in local cinemas. By Nic Andersen
Ellen, Die Storie Van Ellen Pakkies, has managed to cause quite a stir in the international movie arena. It has already been selected to be screened at the Rotterdam International Film Festival on 27 January 2018 and is set to be an even bigger hit with local audiences.
John Kani, who will reprise the role of T’Chaka in Black Panther, recalls how he and director Ryan Coogler decided on isiXhosa, a Nguni Bantu language and one of the official languages of South Africa, to become the fictional land of Wakanda’s official language. By Ana Dumaraog
A forthcoming South African movie ‘The Wall’ has been nominated at the Pan African Film Festival, Los Angeles, Houston Black Film Festival, Houston & Garden State Film Festival in the USA. The movie is produced by Utkarsh Entertainment, a new film production company based in South Africa.
CAA has signed filmmaker John Trengove, who wrote and directed his debut film, The Wound, a South African drama that follows a lonely factory worker who travels to the rural mountains to initiate a group of young men into adulthood. by Amanda N'Duka
Africa’s diverse movie industry has received a nod from Oscar awards after two movies from the continent have moved a step closer to qualification into best foreign language film slot. By Lyonike Mughogho