CAPE TOWN -- When the sound of gunshots rattled the calm in the Cape Flats district of Cape Town on a recent weekday afternoon, nobody panicked.
Some 63 countries, including first-time entrant New Zealand, have submitted films for consideration in the foreign language film category for the 84th Academy Awards, which will be held Feb. 26 at…
At the July Durban film festival, the mood was upbeat among the local filmmakers and biz players, who are in the midst of a production boom that's not only led to higher-quality regional pics but has…
Cannes Directors' Fortnight player "The Fairy," a quirky romantic comedy from Belgium, has seduced a flurry of Cannes buyers and closed 15 territories, including the U.S. with Kino Lorber.
A closeted married man roiling with tension develops a disturbed obsession with his friends' son in Oliver Hermanus' well-modulated sophomore feature "Beauty."
"Skoonheid" has strong ties to the festival: it's the first official South African/French co-production, following the treaty signed at last year's Cannes.