When South Africa made the quantum leap from apartheid to liberation, faced with the task of creating equal opportunities for a population of 40 million (the majority previously disenfranchised), the…
Out Of Africa
When the 34th Durban Intl. Film Festival scheduled his film as opening-night attraction, director Jahmil XT Qubeka knew he would be in the spotlight. But he had no idea how intense and heated that…
Marking its 100th anniversary in 2010, Universal Pictures has officially laid out plans for a yearlong celebration, including the restoration of 13 films and plans to unveil the studio's new logo…
A miniseries based on the life of Nelson Mandela is in the works from South Africa's Out of Africa Entertainment, the U.K.'s Left Bank Pictures and Canada's Blue Ice Films.
South Africa is currently the most cost-competitive it's been in years, especially for larger-budget co-productions.
From "Heidi" and "Harold and Maude" to Takeshi Kitano's "Kikujiro," there's been no shortage of odd couplings of the very young and very old.
Frustrated by the difficulty of accessing quality African content abroad, a group of Ghanaian entrepreneurs have teamed up to launch a service they've dubbed the African Hulu.
Regional filmmakers make their move and prove their talent.
Renowned for her versatility and aptitude with accents, Meryl Streep seems able to play almost any role. Now, a group of thesps -- all men -- will try to find their inner Streep.
Southern Africa is emerging as a destination for runaway TV production.
Variety chose 10 of Barry's best-known scores and asked the composer to reflect on them.