AFDA film wins two international awards
AFDA film wins two international awards

AFDA Cape Town third-year 2017 graduate film O-Puncha, directed by Adam Hansen, won two prestigious awards at the fifth annual Eldorado Film Festival in the United States...

Issued by AFDA 16 Aug 2018

Q&A with Ivan Botha about directorial debut Stroomop
Q&A with Ivan Botha about directorial debut Stroomop

Actor, writer, and producer Ivan Botha chats about about his directorial debut Stroomop as well as the inspirational women in his life, filming in water, and collaborative writing.

By Daniel Dercksen 16 Aug 2018

Plenty of originality but Hotel Artemis falls slightly flat
Plenty of originality but Hotel Artemis falls slightly flat

Hotel Artemis centres around a downtown hotel turned members-only hospital for criminals...

By Natalie Le Clue 14 Aug 2018

#OnTheBigScreen: Women in turmoil, prehistoric shark and Prince Charming
#OnTheBigScreen: Women in turmoil, prehistoric shark and Prince Charming

Stroomop, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, The Meg, Superfly, and Charming opened at local cinemas last week...

By Daniel Dercksen 13 Aug 2018

‘Makings’ the most of it!
#BehindtheSelfie with... Dianne Makings

This Women's Month, we go behind the selfie with Dianne Makings, festival director of the Cape Town International Animation Festival and ad producer for Tulips and Chimneys...

By Leigh Andrews 8 Aug 2018

#OnTheBigScreen: Winnie the Pooh, the mother of science fiction, and a new YA novel adaptation
#OnTheBigScreen: Winnie the Pooh, the mother of science fiction, and a new YA novel adaptation

Christopher Robin, Mary Shelley, Hotel Artemis, Sicario: Day of the Soldado, The Darkest Minds, Asinamali and Coppélia open at local cinemas this week.

By Daniel Dercksen 3 Aug 2018

2018 Bokeh Fashion Film Festival selections to be announced in August
2018 Bokeh Fashion Film Festival selections to be announced in August

The official selections for the fifth edition of the Bokeh South African International Lifestyle & Fashion Film Festival will be revealed at a press event in Johannesburg on 1 August 2018 and 50 nominated films will be revealed at a press event in Durban on 4 August 2018....

27 Jul 2018

#OnTheBigScreen: A shipwrecked couple, Ethan Hunt returns, and the Teen Titans go to Hollywood
#OnTheBigScreen: A shipwrecked couple, Ethan Hunt returns, and the Teen Titans go to Hollywood

Adrift, Mission: Impossible - Fallout, Broken Promises 4-Ever, Room(H)ates (Sous le même toit), The Snow Queen 3: Fire and Ice and Teen Titans Go! To the Movies open at local cinemas this week...

By Daniel Dercksen 27 Jul 2018

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again is a charming sequel
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again is a charming sequel

Don't believe anything you hear or read about Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, just trust your inbred Abba instincts and your fond memories of Mamma Mia. This charming sequel meets all expectations and more and delivers a sensational cinematic experience that hits all the right chords.

By Daniel Dercksen 20 Jul 2018

#OnTheBigScreen: Mamma Mia, Back to Burgundy and Life And Nothing More
#OnTheBigScreen: Mamma Mia, Back to Burgundy and Life And Nothing More

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, Back to Burgundy and Life And Nothing More open at local cinemas this week...

By Daniel Dercksen 19 Jul 2018

3 nostalgic video games from the 90s that have hit the big screens
3 nostalgic video games from the 90s that have hit the big screens

With thousands of new and trending Gameboy, PlayStation Portable, and Xbox roms, it is not uncommon for these classic and nostalgic video games to hit the big screens...

Issued by Media Insider 13 Jul 2018

#OnTheBig Screen: Skyscraper and Kings
#OnTheBig Screen: Skyscraper and Kings

Skyscraper and Kings open at local cinemas this week.

By Daniel Dercksen 13 Jul 2018

#OnTheBigScreen: Ant-Man, American Animals, and Show Dogs
#OnTheBigScreen: Ant-Man, American Animals, and Show Dogs

Ant-Man And The Wasp, American Animals and Show Dogs open at local cinemas this week.

By Daniel Dercksen 6 Jul 2018

AFDA films selected as candidates for Student Oscars
AFDA films selected as candidates for Student Oscars

Three AFDA 2017 graduate films have been nominated for the 45th Student Academy Awards...

Issued by AFDA 3 Jul 2018

#OnTheBigScreen: A book club, a love story, and a heist
#OnTheBigScreen: A book club, a love story, and a heist

Book Club, Love, Simon, Hurricane Heist, Tag and Duck Duck Goose open at local cinemas this week.

By Daniel Dercksen 29 Jun 2018

Ocean's 8 is slick and sophisticated with a stylish cast
Ocean's 8 is slick and sophisticated with a stylish cast

When I first saw the trailer for Ocean's 8 it immediately piqued my interest. Why? Because, sadly, besides the contentiously shredded all-female Ghostbusters flick I hadn't seen anything like it over the last few decades, if ever.

By Natalie Le Clue 28 Jun 2018

Nu Metro to introduce two new Xtreme theatres
Nu Metro to introduce two new Xtreme theatres

Nu Metro will open Xtreme theatres at the Nu Metro Emperors Palace in Johannesburg and at the Nu Metro Galleria on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast towards the end of June and July 2018, respectively.

27 Jun 2018

Nigeria's Davido and South Africa's Sjava win big at BET Awards 2018
Nigeria's Davido and South Africa's Sjava win big at BET Awards 2018

The 18th annual BET Awards was hosted by Academy and Grammy-award winner Jamie Foxx at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, USA on 24 June 2018.

27 Jun 2018

#OnTheBigScreen: Thys & Trix, Isle Of Dogs and Oceans 8
#OnTheBigScreen: Thys & Trix, Isle Of Dogs and Oceans 8

Thys & Trix, Isle Of Dogs, Oceans 8, On Chesil Beach and Braven open at local cinemas this weekend.

By Daniel Dercksen 22 Jun 2018

Behind the scenes of Bouwer Bosch comedy Thys & Trix
Behind the scenes of Bouwer Bosch comedy Thys & Trix

Daniel Dercksen talks with the creative team behind the hilarious action comedy Thys & Trix: writer-director Quentin C. Krog, screenwriter Frannie Van Der Walt, and actors/husband-and-wife team Leandie du Randt Bosch and Bouwer Bosch.

By Daniel Dercksen 20 Jun 2018

#OnTheBigScreen: The return of a superhero family, horror and comedy
#OnTheBigScreen: The return of a superhero family, horror and comedy

The European Film Festival, Incredibles 2, Hereditary and Super Troopers 2 open at local cinemas this week.

By Daniel Dercksen 15 Jun 2018

CTIFMF executive chairman Rafiq Samsodien.
CTIFMF 2018 ready to Create. Collaborate. Celebrate.

The Cape Town International Film Market and Festival will take place from 9-19 October 2018 at venues across the V&A Waterfront as well as in select sites across the city of Cape Town...

13 Jun 2018

#OnTheBigScreen: Truth is stranger than fiction
#OnTheBigScreen: Truth is stranger than fiction

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Based on a True Story (D'après une histoire vraie) and Macbeth open at local cinemas this week.

By Daniel Dercksen 8 Jun 2018

The AFDA Experimental Festival 2018
The AFDA Experimental Festival 2018

The upcoming annual AFDA Experimental Festival promises to be a jaw-dropping, eye-popping and mind-boggling experience across all the AFDA campuses...

By Eare Holmes, Issued by AFDA 6 Jun 2018

#OnTheBigScreen: Crime, mystery and human drama
#OnTheBigScreen: Crime, mystery and human drama

Nommer 37 , Chappaquiddick, Overboard, Breaking In and the Ecounters Documentary Festival open at local cinemas this week.

By Daniel Dercksen 1 Jun 2018

Encounters 2018 to support South Africa's rising young talent
Encounters 2018 to support South Africa's rising young talent

Ster-Kinekor Cinema Nouveau will host the 2018 edition of the annual creative documentary film festival, Encounters. A selection of 37 local and international features and short films will be screened at the Cinema Nouveau Rosebank Mall in Johannesburg and the Cinema Nouveau V&A Waterfront in Cape Town from 31 May-10 June 2018.

31 May 2018

Nosipho Dumisa on her breakout film Nommer 37
Nosipho Dumisa on her breakout film Nommer 37

Daniel Dercksen chats with 29-year-old writer/director Nosipho Dumisa, about her feature film debut, the South African crime-thriller Nommer 37, opening in cinemas on 1 June 2018.

By Daniel Dercksen 31 May 2018

#OnTheBigScreen: Solo: A Star Wars Story, romance, dancing and opera
#OnTheBigScreen: Solo: A Star Wars Story, romance, dancing and opera

Solo: A Star Wars Story, Please Stand By, Finding Your Feet and Cendrillon open at local cinemas this week.

By Daniel Dercksen 25 May 2018

The best of European film back in SA cinemas
The best of European film back in SA cinemas

South African film enthusiasts can look forward to a true cinema style experience at this year's European Film Festival (EUFF) taking place from 21 June to 1 July 2018 at Cinema Nouveau: Rosebank, Brooklyn and the V&A Waterfront.

22 May 2018

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