London-based producer Tendeka Matatu has been keeping busy ahead of this month's Durban film fest. In May, he and partner Marie Lora-Mungai announced the launch of Restless Talent Management, a…
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Lagos-born helmer Chika Anadu took an unconventional path toward filmmaking, which led to her first feature, "B for Boy," which has its South African premiere in Durban on July 19. "I never…
"My Hood," a new series of six short films, takes an insider's view of the transforming South African urban landscape, a landscape transformed by a post-apartheid influx of people seeking to make a…
The 35th Durban film fest kicked off July 17 with the crime drama "Hard to Get," pictured above, a steamy, Bonnie-and-Clyde-style romance set on the mean streets of Johannesburg that marked an…
Italy's Giffoni Film Festival for children, the unique cinematic holiday camp where kids, teens and young adults from all over the world watch, talk and judge movies, is set to embark on a totally…
Abderrahmane Sissako confirms himself as one of the true humanists of recent cinema with this stunningly shot and deeply empathetic drama.
Hong Khaou makes a fine debut with this quietly resonant cross-cultural chamber piece.
Biyi Bandele's attractive adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's bestseller is a diverting but surface-level saga that, true to its title, feels less than whole.
Inevitably, the ban slapped on opening night film "Of Good Report" by the South African Film and Publication Board over-shadowed the 34th Durban Festival's get-go. But, as South Africa's industry…
The Durban FilmMart winners were announced Monday. Young Ghanaian femme helmer Akosua Adoma Owusu's project won ARTE France's ARTE International Award, which is worth 6,000 euros ($7,918) for her…
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