Female African filmmakers gather in South Africa this week for the Women of the Sun Film Festival.
The Burundi Film Festival is back, and with a mission.
Following on the heels of pay TV provider MultiChoice, which launched South Africa's first streaming mobile TV service Aug. 1, Vodacom is unveiling its own mobile service this month.
Domestic Film DAILY
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$25.9M Sony / Screen Gems -71.48%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$578,865 Cumulative:$306.6M Disney -72.21%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$522,465 Cumulative:$16.4M Warner Brothers -87.42%
A rival to South Africa's largest pay TV platform looks set to fold this month, just weeks before it was due to make its long-overdue debut.
With African filmmakers struggling to find auds in their home countries, a new project is hoping to build a fresh B.O. model for African films by taking the theater to the viewer.
The scene from Alexander McCall Smith's "No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency" begins with the words, "Mma Ramotswe had a detective agency in Africa, at the foot of Kgale Hill."
Pay TV provider MultiChoice will unveil a streaming mobile TV service on Aug. 1, making it the first South African provider to enter the mobile market.
As Rwanda's sixth annual film fest winds down, a new docu looks at the country's emerging film culture.
African filmmakers are still struggling to resolve distribution woes that plague their fledgling industry.
The governments of South Africa and Australia inked a co-prod agreement last week that they said will benefit filmmakers in both countries.