Kicking off this week, the 20th Encounters South African International Documentary Festival aims to draw thousands of film buffs to local cinemas.
We chat with director Lebogang Rasethaba on the essence of time, learning from his 2016 film ‘The People Vs. The Rainbow Nation’ and new work.
Directed by Khalid El-Jelailati, Aya is a micro-budget psychological thriller breaking all the rules.
Directed by Okuhle Dyosopu, the documentary looks at gentrification and the legacy of spacial planning in Cape Town.
Accra-based writer moshood reflects on filmic intervention in the longstanding erasure and dehumanisation of the LGBTQ+ community.
‘Sam the Hedgehog’ is upcoming short film by Joburg animation studio, and is aimed at educating children and adults about people living with autism.
Directed by Alex Andipatin, the film follows three friends as they explore Cape Town and contemplate bright colours and used clothing.
Having recently relocated to the US, actor Niza Jay chats to us about life after The Wound.
If binge watching series is your thing, here are a few new shows on Showmax that you simply can’t afford to miss.
We talk to Nosipho Dumisa, the South African film and TV director who rcently made her directorial debut at SXSW.
Skin Diver is an upcoming short film by emerging Cape Town director Katya Abedian.
Taking place later this year, the new film fest is aimed at disrupting South Africa’s under representation of women storytellers in cinema.
We talk to director Michael Matthews about the anticipated South African Western, and what the genre means in a local context.
Directed by Makere Thekiso, with cinematography by Motheo Moeng, ‘Simple Love’ is a new short film that encompasses musical talent, depth and emotion.
Making her directorial debut, Ts’episo Mahase’s Grapefruit is a tale of Basotho lovers who share a peculiar connection.