Last month filmmaker Bongani Vincent traversed the winding dirt road that leads into the heart of the Tankwa desert where once a year the AfrikaBurn festival sets the martian landscape ablaze in a reverie of lights, artworks, fire and radical self-expression.
The Pearl of Africa chronicles the journey of Cleopatra Kambugu, a transgender woman living in a country where LGBTI people face life imprisonment.
Dirty Laundry is a feisty combination of vintage fashion and modern feminism.
‘DISRUPT’ features interviews with university students and staff, on the ground footage of protest action, and the resultant use of police force.
What film would you watch first if you regained sight after 10 years? The #openeyes campaign is asking people on social media to suggest what Philani should watch first after his double cornea transplant.
This beautiful short film by Tao Farren-Hefer documents a zealous group of pensioners who love swimming at daybreak.
Lebogang Rasethaba speaks on the filming and future of his new film, which dismantles the notion of South Africa as a ‘rainbow nation’.
Follow the Ceasefire Cure Violence team through one of the murder capitals of the world in this 10 minute Al Jazeera documentary.
This timely documentary provides insights into South Africa’s recent student led protests and the vital nationwide conversations they’ve sparked.
Ellen Edmar and Mona Namér are two aliens exploring a foreign planet in this beautiful piece of choreography, filmed in Joburg by Chris Saunders.
With a few tweaks to propell it into the present day, Roger Young is finally making the film he wrote 22 years ago.
Using meticulously constructed hand-animation, Francois Knoetze’s latest short film blurs the line between sci-fi and reality.
Passionate independent filmmakers Sihle Hlophe and Dineo Lusenga are using crowdfunding to finance their short film.
Iconic sketch shows, stop motion, puppets, and Berlin’s hedonistic 80s art scene are just a few of the things featured at this year’s FilmFest.
When you’ve got the big story, but lack the big bucks.