After bringing out an album earlier this year, the multi-talented Nakhane has a film in the pipeline
‘Quiz Lady’ follows the journey of two Asian-American sisters towards healing their rift
‘Inxeba/The Wound’ is but one of the films of the growing body of literary and visual texts which have focused on queer lived experiences in Africa.
The release of the new James Bond, film’s favourite super spy, is more significant than ever
An exhibition of Matthew Krouse’s underground films reveal an agitator awed by the tradition of ‘dirty queens’
The life of blues pioneer Gertrude ‘Ma’ Rainey and her song Black Bottom have been turned into a film. Bongani Madondo laments its anticlimax
Sakawa is a moving, sympathetic portrayal of an online dating fraud syndicate in Ghana
Taking its cues from the dimming of the hope suggested by rainbowism, ‘A New Country’ attempts to articulate the depths of betrayal South Africans feel
Sifiso Khanyile, the maker of Uprize! and A New Country, selects five documentaries that influenced his latest film
In this interview film festival director Peter Rorvik sheds light on his curatorial vision and some of the themes emerging from the festival.
A virtual reality film about the Rivonia Trial points to the loss of our historical records
Film festival screens documentaries of several celebrities and some local artists
A filmmaker spoke to black South African World War II vets who told of being armed and fighting at El Alamein.
Mandla Dube’s film on Solomon Mahlangu resists a political overview and apartheid hero-worship.
There is always room for more donkeys on Pleasure Island, especially after the new Ghostbusters proton-blast the No Girls Allowed sign.
Monochrome is back on the table and a handful of films at the Durban International Film Festival this year have gone grayscale.
Students have embraced the struggle song invoking Solomon Mahlangu, who was hanged by the apartheid government and inspired the film Kalushi.
In 1985, where did we think we’d be in 2015? Not having déjà vu about police crackdowns, surely, as the world celebrated Back to the Future Day.
We sit through the "cringeworthy, self-aggrandising" Fifa-funded film "United Passions", so you won’t have to.
A study has shown that only a fraction of the major studio films last year featured gay characters, most of whom were painted in a bad light.
The Africa by Women project has resulted in 10 short films that deal with different facets of life in the country 20 years after democracy.
Sibs Shongwe-La Mer’s work is about looking around. Instead of trying to normalise his life he endeavours to leave his life open to experiences.
Through his father Clive, Ben Stillerman delves into the relationship between the efforts we put into our work and our private lives.
Censors in Qatar, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates have banned Darren Aronofksy’s movie "Noah" before its release date on religious grounds.
This week, Ster-Kinekor presents a pre-screening of "Winter’s Tale", a new film starring Colin Farrel and Jessica Brown Findlay.
John Trengove’s movie "IBhokwe: The Goat" is touted as the first film to explore homosexuality within the context of traditional Xhosa initiation.
We try get a better understanding of what’s going on with Ninja of Die Antwoord, after reports of bad behaviour on the set of Neill Blomkamp’s film.
Florence Masebe talks about South Africa’s ?first Tshivenda film, "Elelwani", which opens at cinemas this weekend.
2014 is set to be a great year for the film industry. Joel Kanar takes you through January’s top four releases.
This is Scorsese with fire in his belly and Leonardo DiCaprio’s Walmart Gordon Gekko cranking up the laughs – a pantomime Goodfellas.
Joel Kanar’s top five pick in films.
The "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" director Justin Chadwick talks to the M&G’s Shaun de Waal about making the long-awaited film.