Master Harold and the Boys

Screenforum – “A beautiful coming of age story” Indiewire – “Master Harold and the Boys” with Ving Rhames Finally Gets Release Examiner – Movie Review: Master Harold… and the Boys Screen Africa – US & SA release for ” Master Harold and the Boys”

Black Butterflies

New York Times – ‘Black Butterflies,’ a Biopic About the Poet Ingrid Jonker Hollywood Reporter – “conventional yet captivating thanks in large part to a terrific lead performance from Carice van Houten.” Variety – The uncompromising power of Ingrid Jonker’s poetry runs like a pulsing vein through “Black Butterflies.” Time Out – Carice van Houten […]

Verraaiers

Biz Community – South African film-making at its most profound Cape Town Creatives – Verraaiers Movie Review; History comes alive The Citizen – Verraaiers; Traitors and Treason The Movie Room – Verraaiers; Exclusive on-set photos Screen Africa: Linda Loubser visits the set

Khumba

Variety – Sales surge on Annecy competition player Screen Daily – Steve Buscemi joins Khumba cast Screen Daily – Laurence Fishburne joins Khumba Screen Daily – Millennium Entertainment to release Khumba in North America Media Source Africa – Liam Neeson signs for Khumba, a South African animated film Filmraps – TriggerFish Animation does it again […]

Layla Fourie

Hollywood Reporter – Noir-ish thriller from writer-director Pia Marais finds the post-apartheid nation still scarred by guilt, suspicion and lies. Variety – “an all-too-rare dose of female perspective from South Africa” Screen Daily – “Marais’s rich and provocative premise is given special urgency by the fact that a black South African single mother makes a […]

Young Ones

Empire – Hoult & Shannon Are The Young Ones Examiner – Jake Paltrow’s futuristic thriller ‘Young Ones’ filming in South Africa Hollywood Reporter – Berlin 2013: Nicholas Hoult, Michael Shannon, Elle Fanning Join ‘Young Ones’ Variety – Nicholas Hoult, Michael Shannon and Elle Fanning to star in ‘Young Ones’ MovieWeb – Elle Fanning, Nicholas Hoult […]

I Want to be Weird

Kitty Von-Sometime is a British artist who has lived in Iceland for ten years. She is mostly known for ‘The Weird Girls Project’, an ongoing art project only for women. Each project is a single episode which is unique and has it’s own concept. Kitty chooses a group of women to participate for each episode […]

Yarn: The Movie

Knitting is becoming hip. It’s no longer something for the elderly to pass the time, it’s done by men, by film stars, and used by artists. Knitting could become ‘the new baking’ in film and television – an ordinary activity that unites audiences across the generations and works its way into the mainstream. Because there […]

Of Good Report

The Guardian – Jahmil XT Qubeka…brings some scalding steam-heat with a sensational noir thriller Screen Daily – 6 Sales acquires controversial Of Good Report The Star – Why Ban Something So Compelling? The Times – One of the most brilliant films to have been made in South Africa Daily Maverick - A fine, serious, ambitious, beautifully-shot and […]

Layla Fourie

Layla Fourie, a young single mother in South Africa, receives a job assignment as polygraphist. In the constant presence of mistrust, lies and fear Layla soon becomes a suspect herself. Cast & Crew Directed by Pia Marais Produced by Pandora Filmproduktion, DV8 Films, Spier Films, Cinémadefacto, Topkapi Film Starring Rayna Cambell and August Diehl Awards […]

Riding with Sugar

Riding with Sugar follows the tumultuous and precarious quest for BMX glory of two young men who escape the brutal child soldier-controlled Zimbabwean regime only to find themselves as undesired refugees in the harsh drug ridden streets of Cape Town. Caught in the deceptive ploys of politicos, a sex-trafficking and drug kingpin, nefarious businessmen and […]

Of Good Report

After engaging in an illicit affair with one of his pupils, English teacher Parker Sithole spirals into an abyss of obsession that eventually turns to murder. A cinephile’s passionate homage to classic film noir, Of Good Report is an evocative yet humorous story about a demented teacher’s attempt and getting away with the murder of […]

The Price of Sugar

 Set in the Dutch colony of Surinam (now Suriname in South America) in 1775, the story follows a family of Dutch sugar planters and their slaves. In the face of recession and falling sugar prices, the family experience upheaval and danger. Stark choices, matters of life and death, have to be made. The Price […]