Tag: Feature Film

Young African mzungu filmmakers go to Cannes film festival market with a 50K ZAR budget film

Young African mzungu filmmakers go to Cannes film festival market with a 50K ZAR budget film

[ 0 ] June 14, 2016 |

Howard James Fyvie is impressively passionate about making movies. This comes across in the very descript and insightful response to our questions. Fyvie and filmmaking partner Greg Kriek on Last One’s Out, made the feature film with a measly budget of 50 000 ZAR. Last One’s Out was invited in 2015 to be part of South Africa’s […]

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Trailer – “Wako”, Ugandan feature film directed by Zziwa Aaron Alone

Trailer – “Wako”, Ugandan feature film directed by Zziwa Aaron Alone

[ 0 ] January 4, 2016 |

“Wako” is a feature length film from award winning director Zziwa Aaron Alone set in the slums of Kampala, Uganda. Director Zziwa Aaron Alone co-directed  “The Superstition” with Paresh Gondaliya which went on to win a number of international awards. Wako tells the life story of a young hustler \ going through the criminal underworld […]

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Trailer – South African film of the year “Necktie Youth”, directed by Sibs Shongwe-La Mer

Trailer – South African film of the year “Necktie Youth”, directed by Sibs Shongwe-La Mer

[ 0 ] December 29, 2015 |

Synopsis On the anniversary of the violent Soweto youth uprising of June 16th, 1976, an affluent group of adolescent friends living in the city of Johannesburg, South Africa are startled by the live-streamed suicide of a young girl in her parents’ family home. A year and some months after the incident, two disillusioned new generation […]

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Ugandan film of the year “House Arrest”, to celebrate official red carpet premier

Ugandan film of the year “House Arrest”, to celebrate official red carpet premier

[ 0 ] December 10, 2015 |

Award winning Ugandan feature film “House Arrest” directed by Joseph Ken Ssebagala, will celebrate its official public film premiere on the 19 December 2015. Hailed as production of the year, the film won six awards at the Ugandan Film Festival, including Best Film and Best Director to name a few.   A glamorous red carpet event […]

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Trailer – Best film at European African Film Festival, “Wazi?FM” (Kenya) directed by Faras Cavallo

Trailer – Best film at European African Film Festival, “Wazi?FM” (Kenya) directed by Faras Cavallo

[ 0 ] November 24, 2015 |

MoMo is a Somali urban refugee living in Eastleigh, Nairobi where he runs the community radio station Wazi?FM with his Kenyan friend Kevo. Everything is going well until one day the team stumble upon a dark secret in their community and MoMo suddenly vanishes. Pulling together the evidence for the story an inspector from the […]

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Imbabazi Feature Film by Joel Karekezi  – Trailer – Starring Wilson Egessa Okwenje

Imbabazi Feature Film by Joel Karekezi – Trailer – Starring Wilson Egessa Okwenje

[ 1 ] October 30, 2015 |

Imbabazi was produced and shot in Rwanda, Africa.  

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Jyoti Mistry’s South African Feature Film “Impunity” Trailer

Jyoti Mistry’s South African Feature Film “Impunity” Trailer

[ 1 ] October 29, 2015 |

‘Impunity’ was made possible through a generous grant from the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund, the principal funder, to Blackboard Trust. For more information to Jyoti Mistrys feature film Impunity click here.  

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African film wins Best Film at Portland Film Festival 2015

African film wins Best Film at Portland Film Festival 2015

[ 0 ] October 6, 2015 |

South African feature film “For Love and Broken Bones” by Tebogo Malope walked away with all the spoils at the Portland Film Festival 2015, winning the festivals prestigious main award, Best Film. To earn the title of Best Film, “For Love and Broken Bones” had to compete against 220 other films screened at the Portland […]

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South African Feature Film – “While You Weren’t Looking” shines spotlight on homosexuality

South African Feature Film – “While You Weren’t Looking” shines spotlight on homosexuality

[ 0 ] September 14, 2015 |

What happens to an adolescent discovering they attracted to the same sex? To make circumstances more complex, what is it like to be an interracial homosexual couple in South Africa? Well, allow South African feature film “While You Weren’t Looking” produced by Out in Africa, to demystify some perceptions you may have with regard to […]

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Ayanda South African Feature Film Wins Coveted Jury Award At Los Angeles Film Festival

Ayanda South African Feature Film Wins Coveted Jury Award At Los Angeles Film Festival

[ 1 ] July 2, 2015 |

Ayanda, the new film by award-winning director Sara Blecher and produced by Terry Pheto, Busi Sizani and Robbie Thorpe was awarded a “special mention” by the prestigious Los Angeles Film Festival (LAFF) Jury when the 2015 festival winners were announced, following its screening in the World Fiction Competition. Ayanda had its world premiere in Los […]

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