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#OnTheBigScreen: 'Vergeet My Nie', 'Ordinary Love' and 'Bhai's Café'

Films opening at South African cinemas, this week, include local films Vergeet My Nie and Bhai's Café; Ordinary Love; Queen & Slim; and Blumhouse's Fantasy Island...

By Daniel Dercksen 14 Feb 2020

'Vergeet My Nie' director André Velts talks the universal appeal of love stories

Daniel Dercksen chats with director André Velts ahead of the release of his new film, Vergeet My Nie in local cinemas tomorrow, 14 February...

By Daniel Dercksen 13 Feb 2020

Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative - a weekend of inspiration

This past weekend was one of sheer inspiration, witnessing the unique and lasting contribution Rolex is making to culture and the arts by promoting the transmission of knowledge across generations...

By Ann Nurock 13 Feb 2020

All the winners of the 2020 Oscars

The 92nd Academy Awards was held at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California, United States...

10 Feb 2020

#OnTheBigScreen: 'Jojo Rabbit', 'Birds of Prey' and 'Blue Story'

Films opening in South African cinemas, this week, include , Jojo Rabbit; Birds of Prey (And The Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) and Blue Story...

By Daniel Dercksen 7 Feb 2020

South African short film wins Audience Award for iamAfrica competition

Local short film, The Letter Reader receives an Audience Award for the iamAfrica Short Film Competition and will be screened at the Pan African Film Festival on 22 February in Los Angeles, California, United States...

7 Feb 2020

What to expect from the 2020 Rolex Arts Weekend

The Rolex Arts Weekend will take place at the Baxter Theatre Centre in Cape Town on 8 and 9 February 2020. Over 200 renowned artists and arts leaders are expected to attend the event...

3 Feb 2020

Lockdown S5 now streaming on Showmax, first episode also on YouTube

The first three episodes of Season 5 of Lockdown, the most awarded drama at last year's SAFTAs, are now streaming only on Showmax, with two more episodes launching every Thursday...

Issued by Showmax 31 Jan 2020

#OnTheBigScreen: 'Poppie Nongena', 'The Turning' and 'Dark Waters'

Films opening in South African cinemas, this week, Poppie Nongena; Terrence Malick's A Hidden Life; Dark Waters; The Turning; Like A Boss; Mosley; and the Met Opera Live on The Big Screen...

By Daniel Dercksen 31 Jan 2020

Christiaan Olwagen talks the modern-day relevance of Poppie Nongena

Celebrated filmmaker, screenwriter and playwright Christiaan Olwagen chats to Daniel Dercksen about bringing Poppie Nongena to life on film..

By Daniel Dercksen 28 Jan 2020

#OnTheBigScreen: 'Bombshell', 'Bad Boys For Life' and 'Street Dancer'

The films opening at South African cinemas, this week, include, Bombshell; Bad Boys For Life, Arctic Justice; and Street Dancer...

By Daniel Dercksen 24 Jan 2020

#FairnessFirst: Renewed call for #TimesUp in the entertainment media industry

Annual film award season is in full swing, swiftly tailed by the annual hashtags signifying lack of industry diversity. This year, in addition to #OscarsSoWhite there's been a focus on #DirectorsSoMale and renewed call to stand with the #TimesUp movement...

By Leigh Andrews 20 Jan 2020

Vida: Why critics adore this little Mexican-American drama about sisterhood

Take your average, mainstream white-hetero-male-dominated TV show, turn 180 degrees, and just keep going. Eventually, you'll hit Vida, and if you're lucky, you'll be home...

Issued by Showmax 17 Jan 2020

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