South African films to screen at Toronto Film Festival

Four South African films including box office hit Happiness is a Four-Letter Word will be showcased at the Toronto International Film Festival (#TIFF) in Canada next week.

SA Film distributor AAA entertainment will represent, promote and showcase the set of films that have received rave reviews globally, as well as made history at the South African cinema.

AAA Entertainment's Mayenzeke Baza says "Two of the films will be enjoying their debut screenings at the festivals market."

The team will also be looking for distribution opportunities and buyers in addition to promoting the continent's film and television offerings.

Directed by Ziggy Hofmeyr, Pop Lock n Roll, South Africa's first ever hip hop and break-dance film and Happiness is a Four-Letter Word, directed by Thabang Muleya, have been scheduled to have their market screenings on 13 September.

The market screening of Mrs. Right Guy, directed by Adze Ugah, on Thursday, 14 September will be enjoying its market premiere at the festival.

The fourth film is a dark thriller called Hatched Hour. The film directed by Judy Naidoo will be seeking distribution and buyers.


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