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Triggerfish-led African-created anthology animated series Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire to premiere on Disney+ in 2022

A 10-part anthology animated series, created by filmmakers from Zimbabwe, Uganda, South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya and Egypt, will premiere on Disney+ in late 2022...

1 day ago

#OnTheBigScreen: In the Heights, Spirit Untamed and The Misfits

Films opening at South African cinemas, this weekend, include In the Heights, Spirit Untamed and The Misfits.

By Daniel Dercksen 11 Jun 2021

Ster-Kinekor, SA State Theatre announce lineup of theatre productions

Ster-Kinekor Theatres (SKT) and the South African State Theatre have announced the lineup of theatre productions that will be screened at cinemas across the country from 18 June 2021.

10 Jun 2021

Locarno Film Fest announces the Southern Africa-Locarno Industry Academy

In collaboration with the Realness Institute of Africa, Locarno Film Festival has announced the introduction of the Southern Africa-Locarno Industry Academy...

9 Jun 2021

South African actress Shaleen Surtie-Richards dies at 66

Well-loved South African actress Shaleen Surtie-Richards has died at the age of 66...

7 Jun 2021

#OnTheBigScreen: The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It

Another addition to The Conjuring Universe - The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It - is the only film that enters the South African box office this weekend.

By Daniel Dercksen 4 Jun 2021

A Quiet Place Part II: One of the best sequels to be produced in some time

Acclaimed by critics and audiences alike 2018's A Quiet Place not only set a new standard for the modern horror genre but also transcended it. It didn't seem possible for a sequel to improve upon it but A Quiet Place Part II just might have.

By Natalie Le Clue 3 Jun 2021

Durban International Festival announces theme, Framing the Future, Cinema Unleashed

The 42nd Durban International Festival (DIFF) will take place from 22 July - 1 August 2021 and will focus on a film programme that focuses on narratives that will speak hope for tomorrow.

1 Jun 2021

#OnTheBigScreen: A Quiet Place Part II and Cruella

Two films open on the big screen in South Africa, this weekend: A Quiet Place Part II and Cruella.

By Daniel Dercksen 28 May 2021

Africa Month: KZN Film Commission to hold a roundtable on film in Africa post-Covid-19

To mark Africa Month, the KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission (KZNFC) will hold a roundtable discussion on the state of film on the continent post-Covid-19. This discussion will take place on Monday, 31 May 2021 from 2pm to 4pm and 6pm to 8pm (SAS)...

27 May 2021

All the 2021 Safta winners

The 15th annual South African Film and Television Awards concluded a two-night ceremony with a live, virtual event featuring actors and actresses accepting their accolades with video messages...

24 May 2021

#OnTheBigScreen: This Is Not a Burial, It's a Resurrection

Only one film enters the South African box office, this weekend: Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese's This Is Not a Burial, It's a Resurrection.

By Daniel Dercksen 21 May 2021

Celebrate Africa Day by exploring the continent's rich film history on Showmax

There's no single story that captures the diversity and wonder of Africa, but whatever you're in the mood for, Showmax has a movie or a show for you...

Issued by Showmax 21 May 2021




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