ARTICLES RELATING TO LOCAL FILMS

Schoolboy cast as convicted killer Don Steenkamp in movie about Griekwastad murders

2019-04-10 16:58

Producers of the film have revealed to YOU the name of the young actor who’ll be playing convicted murderer Don Steenkamp.

Veteran film producer Bill Troskie (84) dies

2019-04-06 10:58

Veteran South African film producer, Bill Troskie, has died. He was 84.

Ster-Kinekor to have special half-price screenings of Matwetwe in honour of slain star Sibusiso Khwinana

2019-03-11 11:14

Ster-Kinekor is paying tribute to slain actor Sibusiso Khwinana with half-price screenings of the local movie Matwetwe.

The Harvesters (Die Stropers)

2019-03-07 15:47

A conservative Afrikaans audience will likely shy away from the film’s truthful and often brutal uncovering of its own shortcomings, whilst a younger more open-minded generation will find solace in exactly that.

kykNET runs made-for-TV Sunday night movies

2019-02-21 14:31

kykNET has commissioned and started a Sunday night Afrikaans film project, a series of 13 individual made-for-TV movies.

Sew the Winter to My Skin

2019-02-01 07:07

Not just another story of how white oppression affected people of colour, but a masterfully told tale of how one man defied the rules and made a name for himself as both a scoundrel and a hero.

Dominee Tienie

2019-01-18 06:11

The film, which both entertain and challenges audiences, is directed by Sallas de Jager who wrote the screenplay based on Dana Snyman’s play.

South African film secures American distribution deal

2019-01-17 13:15

After a successful run at the local box office, Marche Media has closed a deal with an American film distribution company granting them the rights to screen Kanarie in the US.

SA's Sew the Winter to My Skin doesn't make Oscar shortlist

2018-12-18 10:58

South Africa's official Oscar entry in the Best Foreign Language Film Award category Sew the Winter to My Skin did not make the Academy shortlist for foreign language nominees.

Kanarie to keep singing at local cinemas for extended run

2018-11-21 14:23

Christiaan Olwagen’s 80’s musical drama, Kanarie, starring comedian Schalk Bezuidenhout has been extended to a sixth week at selected local cinemas

 

Arnold Vosloo to star in film about the Griekwastad-murders

2019-04-08 11:18

Arnold Vosloo, will be playing the leading role of Colonel Dick De Waal, the investigating officer of the Griekwastad-murders.

Shazam! - and 3 other films in cinemas this weekend

2019-04-05 13:36

Shazam! The long awaited DC Comics superhero film hits South African cinemas this weekend.

Deep End

2019-03-07 15:47

No amount of pretty drone shots or Greg Kriek's muscles is able to save this awful trainwreck of a film - and that's being nice.

Red Room

2019-03-01 08:31

When the husband of an affluent woman kills himself, the woman loses the high life—and pretty much everything else—and ends up on the street, days before is due to give birth.

We speak to the director behind Liewe Lisa a film about chasing your dreams

2019-02-15 08:08

Actor, writer and director Hendrick Cronjé talks about the inspiration behind his debut film, Liewe Lisa.

6 local movies to binge-watch this weekend

2019-01-18 11:29

The South African film industry is thriving, and there’s no better way to appreciate it than by watching these movies on demand on Showmax, DStv Now and Netflix.

Matwetwe

2019-01-18 06:11

Kagiso Lediga’s magical and gritty film is just the touch of wizardry SA cinema needs right now.

Thando Thabethe on her new movie role: ‘Expect lots of laughs and lots of sex’

2019-01-16 11:53

Compared to her past characters, Thando said that Zinhle’s role was the least feisty role she’s played.

Local film gets R2.5m grant from lottery fund

2018-11-22 17:00

Sunu Gonera’s upcoming movie Riding with Sugar has being given the means by the NLC - to provide hands-on experience for young filmmakers.

Want to be in a movie? Here's your chance!

2018-11-20 11:32

Award-winning filmmaker Sunu Gonera is currently filming his new movie Riding with Sugar right here in the Mother City - you can be in it!

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