South African Film

​‘Kalushi’ is a meeting of history and cinema

Mandla Dube’s film on Solomon Mahlangu resists a political overview and apartheid hero-worship.

​Noem my skollie, noem my skrywer

Kwanele Sosibo speaks to John W Fredericks about how ‘Noem My Skollie’ came together.

Young and his restless endeavour

Sihle Mthembu has a Facebook messenger conversation with filmmaker Roger Young about his 20-year film in the making ‘Love Runs Out’.

SA author inks movie deal for ‘The Delhi Deception’

Elana Sabharwal's at first self-published tale of betrayal and deception "The Delhi Deception" is being turned into a film.

South African filmmaker’s big shot at global success

Hanneke Schutte, the South African winner of the Jameson First Shot competition, has directed a short film starring Willem Dafoe.

Darrell Roodt: Dodging the bullets

The prolific director has made films of great historical and cultural significance. He also made 'Dracula 3000'.

Saftas: From dull to disaster

Not even a surprise appearance by Hollywood legend Samuel L Jackson could have saved the 7th South African Film and Television Awards ceremony.

City meets celluloid

Film rights to Lauren Beukes's <i>Zoo City</i> have been awarded to a local producer. We spoke to Beukes about adapting her award-winning novel.

Parochial comedy not lost in translation

Perhaps because <i>Skeem</i> is unapologetically South African, it was a hit at the Abu Dhabi film festival.

A history of violence

Two South African movies open this week, and they couldn't be more different.

Political clichés not thrilling

In <i>Retribution</i>, the national film fund has backed another 'crisis of masculinity' film, argues <b>Gillian Schutte.</b>

Beauty and the beast within

An all-male orgy of married Afrikaners is just one of the scenes from <i>Skoonheid</i> that shocked -- and impressed -- the Cannes Film Festival judge

Press Releases

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

SA's Team pill-Alert aims to tackle antimicrobial resistance by implementing their strategic intervention that ensures patients comply with treatment.

Medical students present solution in Geneva

Kapil Narain and Mohamed Hoosen Suleman were selected to present their strategic intervention to tackle antimicrobial resistance to an international panel of experts.