Tag: Johannesburg

South Africa – Box office hit “Happiness Is A Four-Letter Word” doing well on local cinema circuit

South Africa – Box office hit “Happiness Is A Four-Letter Word” doing well on local cinema circuit

[ 0 ] March 14, 2016 |

South African feature film “Happiness Is A Four-Letter Word” directed by Thabang Moleya, had been well received among film enthusiasts, silencing critics and grossing R2 371 782 in box office receipts opening weekend. Based on the award winning novel by Cynthia Jele, the cast includes Khanyi Mbau, Renate Stuurman and Mmbatho Montsho as lead actress, exploring the […]

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Mzansi Women Film Festival 2016 – call for film submissions

Mzansi Women Film Festival 2016 – call for film submissions

[ 0 ] February 18, 2016 |

MZANSI WOMEN FILM FESTIVAL has opened its call for film submissions of its 3rd edition, closing date 31 May 2016. Festival will be hosted in Johannesburg in August as part of Women’s Month celebration. Festival’s focus is to screen films by and about Women. Submit your: Features, Short Films, Documentaries, and Animations to admin@mwfilmfestival.com In partnership […]

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Faith47 “better than Banksy” – Director – Dane Dodds releases collaborative film – Landfill Meditation

Faith47 “better than Banksy” – Director – Dane Dodds releases collaborative film – Landfill Meditation

[ 0 ] October 1, 2015 |

This just in… Huffington Post recently called Faith47, whose work often has a very spiritual and supernal feel, “better than Banksy”. No offence to the journos at Huffington Post or Faith47 but I don’t think they understand art – Banksy is Banksy there’ll be no other Banksy he’s a pioneer like no other, non the less […]

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Award-winning UK jazz band Sons of Kemet – In the Castle of My Skin – New Music Video

Award-winning UK jazz band Sons of Kemet – In the Castle of My Skin – New Music Video

[ 0 ] October 1, 2015 |

Why are we doing an article about a UK Jazz band? Well, the award winning UK Jazz Band Sons of Kemet had decided to work with South African born Mandarin speaking, Director, Lebogang Rasethaba, who found his African roots in china and who was also responsible for direction of Spoek Mathmbo’s  “Future Sound of Mzansi” This music video “In the […]

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Sony workshop for cameras, formats, and workflow. Cines and D.O.P’s Bring the Directors along too!

Sony workshop for cameras, formats, and workflow. Cines and D.O.P’s Bring the Directors along too!

[ 0 ] November 21, 2014 |

Sony’s latest offerings the Sony F65 , F55 and F5 camera systems are doing well in the film and broadcast industry, along with the success of the preferred camera technology at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, while broadcasting all 64 games around the world in 4K! God bless you Sony! May you continue to grow leaps […]

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Director Andrew Mudge on the award winning film – The Forgotten Kingdom

Director Andrew Mudge on the award winning film – The Forgotten Kingdom

[ 0 ] May 28, 2014 |

From flawless performances to mesmerizing and beautiful landscapes – “The forgotten Kingdom” is a well-executed film of an excellent stature. It’s no surprise! The independent feature film snatched three at The African Movie Academy Awards! Congratulations to: Carlos Carvalho for Best Cinematography; Michael Botha and Charlotte Buys for Best Sound Design; and Lebohang Ntsane for Best […]

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iNUMBER NUMBER CRUSHES IT AT THE BOX OFFICE

iNUMBER NUMBER CRUSHES IT AT THE BOX OFFICE

[ 0 ] April 29, 2014 |

On its opening weekend, the South African thriller ‘iNumber Number’ at #7 on the industry’s top ten, along with blockbusters like ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’, ‘3 Days to Kill’, and ‘The Colony’. The film has earned 19% more than the popular 2008 gangster movie ‘Jerusalema’, and has this far earned 4% more than the 2011 […]

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Director Donovan Marsh On iNumber Number

Director Donovan Marsh On iNumber Number

[ 3 ] April 17, 2014 |

“Share your experience and journey with us on taking iNumber Number from creation to it’s manifestation on screen…” “From a writer’s perspective who’s not typically associated with ‘gangsters’ and have not experienced that culture first hand, nor are you ‘black’. We know you took inspiration from Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs and made it your own in […]

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The Forgotten Kingdom Film Review

The Forgotten Kingdom Film Review

[ 3 ] April 14, 2014 |

With a touch of magical realism comes a story about a young beer drinking cigarette-smoking rebel, Atang Mokoenya (Zenzo Ngqobe) who is forced into a series of unravelling events leading him on a journey of self-discovery where he is stripped of all his wealth and quickly learns the way of the world.  If you haven’t […]

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What is Tsotsitaal

What is Tsotsitaal

[ 2 ] April 14, 2014 |

Tsotsitaal is a word of two languages, tsotsi – a Sesotho slang word which directly translates to “thug” and/or “robber” and taal – an Afrikaans word meaning “language”. Tsotsitaal is made up of a variety of languages spoken in the surrounding townships of Johannesburg City and Soweto, the South Western Township of South Africa. Here’s a movie about crime, […]

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