The Harvesters

Variety – Cannes Film Review: ‘The Harvesters’ IOL News - SA film ‘The Harvesters’ receives standing ovation Die Burger – Spanning op plase belig Paris Match - Festival de Cannes 2018 : “l’Afrique a sa place dans le cinéma mondial” ScreenDaily - ‘The Harvesters’: Cannes Review Liberation - “Les moissonneurs”, portrait d’une société qui lutte pour rester en vie […]

Die Stropers

South Africa, Free State region, isolated stronghold to the Afrikaans white ethnic minority culture. In this conservative farming territory obsessed with strength and masculinity, Janno is different, secretive, emotionally frail. One day his mother, fiercely religious, brings home Pieter, a hardened street orphan she wants to save, and asks Janno to make this stranger into […]

Khumba

Life is not all black and white for Khumba, a young zebra born with only half his stripes who is rejected by his superstitious herd and blamed for a sudden drought affecting the land. Teaming up with a sassy wildebeest and a flamboyant ostrich, Khumba sets off on a daring mission across the Karoo desert […]

Routine

A grief stricken single mother from Ghana and her teenage daughter take part in a reality show in an effort to mend their deteriorating relationship. However, things take a dark turn when she plans an annual memorial dinner for her youngest daughter who passed away 3 years before. CAST & CREW Directed by P. Sam […]

Stillborn

In a world where simulated reality is the mainstay of a dystopian population, a disaffected layman named Nobomi SX1 embarks on a perilous mission to free herself from the chains of her vapid existence by attempting to enter an exclusive virtual reality game with the intention of never returning. CAST & CREW Directed by Jahmil […]

The Dream of Shahrazad

THE DREAM OF SHAHRAZAD is a feature-length documentary film that brings together the famous story collection THE 1001 (or “ARABIAN”) NIGHTS with recent political events in Egypt, Turkey and Lebanon… Description The “Arab Spring” of early 2011 was a momentous global event, raising great hopes for anyone interested in the forward march of humanity. No […]

The Heineken Kidnapping

A bold, amateur kidnapping goes wildly awry in this fictionalized account of beer magnate Freddy Heineken’s 1983 abduction, which would go on to become one of The Netherlands’ most infamous crimes. CAST & CREW Directed by Maarten Treurniet Written by Kees van Beijnum , Maarten Treurniet Produced by IDTV Film, Verenigde Arbeiders Radio Amateurs, Nederlands […]

Karsten og Petra på safari

The two best friends Casper and Emma travel to Africa with Emma’s mom, grandfather and their faithful companions Miss Bunny and Lion Cub. There they meet the five-year-old Tiri and her stuffed animal Turte. They take their new friends on a safari, and on the trip they find Leo, a lion cub that’s lost its […]

An Act of Defiance

In apartheid-ruled South Africa, a renowned lawyer struggles to hide his secret affiliation to the nation’s chief resistance movement – as he takes on defending a group of its arrested members, including its leader, Nelson Mandela. CAST & CREW Directed by Jean van de Velde Written by Matt Harvey, Dominic Morgan, Jean van de Velde […]

The Salvation

Daily Motion – Mads Mikkelsen chatting on set – video Twitch – Mikkelsen gets his gun in first shot from Danish western The Salvation Variety – International financing ‘Salvation’ for Danish producer Empire – Eva Green Finds The Salvation MovieWeb – Eva Green and Jeffrey Dean Morgan Join The Salvation Deadline – Eva Green, Jeffrey […]

Love Jacked

  MAYA, has artistic ambitions – her father ED wants: a dutiful daughter to run the family store. Taking her independence a step further, Maya decides to travel to Africa for inspiration and returns with a fiancé. CAST & CREW Directed by Alfons Adetuyi Written by Robert Adetuyi, Linda Eskeland (story editor) Produced by Inner […]

3 Way Junction

Suffering from a massive career disappointment, London architect Carl Walters travels to the grand dunes of the Namibian Desert to escape. However, destiny soon strikes and he finds himself stranded alone in the African nowhere, desperately waiting for a ride that never comes. Carl embarks on a bitter rite of passage, a trial only overcome […]

Running Wild

“Running Wild: The Life of Dayton O. Hyde” is a cinematic adventure which tells the story of a man whose destiny led him on a dramatic and meaningful journey through the American West. From working ranches and cattle drives, rodeos and conservation battles, to wild horse rescues, personal heartbreak and new-found love, this documentary is […]

Urban Monkey

URBAN MONKEY is a dramatic series following Steve, Carol and their volunteers as theyvcapture, treat, nurture and release monkeys living in and around Durban South Africa. There’s no need for ‘Guided Reality’ at Monkey Helpline – there are plenty of powerful stories going on: dramatic captures – heart-warming releases – fascinating surgery – emotional euthanasia […]

Eat, Grow, Love

A series following a group of young idealists from the city who join together to establish a permaculture centre in the Icelandic countryside in the hope of growing a better life with nature as their guide.                                     We […]

Highway Vultures

Highway Vultures is a 13-part reality series that follows tow-truck drivers as they race through Johannesburg, chasing car accidents – an adrenaline fuelled, funny, frightening, sometimes tragic, usually shocking and always thrilling speed chase. South Africa has one of the highest road death tolls in the world. Bad road surfaces,inadequate road markings, corrupt traffic police […]

Andre Villiers: My Friend Picasso

A profile of artist and photographer Andre Villiers When André was 23, he was walking around the town of Vallauris, taking pictures. He took a photograph of an older man. The next day, André developed the photo and took it back to show it to  the man. The man shook his head and said, “I […]

I Afrikaaner

I, Afrikaner is an intimate family saga, following four generations of South African Boers as they grapple with their identity as white farmers in a post-Apartheid South Africa, where land ownership is highly contentious and violence and racism are endemic. Filmmaker Annalet ‘Makkie’ Steenkamp’s challenging and intimate portrait of her family examines their unbreakable bond […]

Team

MICHAEL AURET Managing Director A lawyer and enterprising executive, financier and producer, Michael runs Spier Films. In the past year he financed or produced 5 films including, Kristian Levring’s THE SALVATION starring Mads Mikkelsen and Eva Green which is in Official Selection Cannes Film Festival 2014, Jake Paltrow’s YOUNG ONES starring Michael Shannon and Nicholas […]

Raw Faith

Raw Faith is an intimate and revealing documentary that follows two years in the private life of Marilyn Sewell, an outspoken and socially progressive Unitarian minister who has re-energized her Portland community. While serving a community that relies on her for wisdom and advice (on both personal and ethical issues), Marilyn struggles quietly with decisions […]

We Are Still Here

A remote community in Iceland, fighting the system for survival. Just a stone’s throw away from the Arctic Circle lies the remote Icelandic fishing village of Flateyri. Nestled inside the West Fjords, this quaint outpost is perched upon a narrow finger of land which juts out into Önundarfjörður, situated well within striking distance to the fertile fishing […]

U-Carmen e-Khayelitsha

Total Film – Review – “Seek it out” New York Times – Review  – Those Arias, That Tragedy, in Xhosa Village Voice – Review – “This was basically the best idea ever.” Empire – Review – “Bizet’s music is superb, the township setting ambitious and the performances boldly vibrant.” BBC – Review – “a rousing […]