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SA-Canadian series vies for Critics' Choice awardsSA-Canadian series vies for Critics' Choice awards

SA-Canadian TV series The Book of Negroes will be competing in two categories at the 5th Critics' Choice Television Awards in Los Angeles on 31 May.

South African-Angolan movie first for CannesSouth African-Angolan movie first for Cannes

South African-Angolan co-production Dias Santana will be showcased at Cannes along with seven other local films.

Avengers premiere takes audience by stormAvengers premiere takes audience by storm

The Incredible Hulk on the rampage in Joburg got the audience cheering at the SA premier of the superhero blockbuster Avengers: Age of Ultron.

Avengers: meet the superheroes - and villainsAvengers: meet the superheroes - and villains

Get up to speed with snap biographies of the superheroes and villains of Avengers: Age of Ultron.

Gauteng: a world-class film location

With its world-class industry infrastructure, recognised expertise and wide range of locations, South Africa's powerhouse province of Gauteng is a filming destination of choice.

Director: Tonie Van Der Merwe01-man-on-ground
Screening on 20 July 11:45 Ekhaya Screen, 24 July 22:00 Musgrave Screen and 25 July 18:00 Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre
Director: Wandi Molebatsi01-man-on-ground
Muzi is a mild mannered accounting student at a Johannesburg college. The son of a famous township pantsula dancer, he promised his mother to give up dancing after his father was murdered.
Director: Mbali Nkosi01-man-on-ground
Time is running out. What choice will you make? Screening on 23 July Musgrave Theatre 10:30 and 24 July Elangeni Theatre 1:30pm.
Director: Mark Middlewick01-man-on-ground
Security is a 15 minute short film. Screening on 23 July 6pm - KZN SA and 27 July 11am - Ekaya Kwamushu.
Director: Akin Omotoso01-man-on-ground
Ade and Femi are expatriate Nigerian brothers. Ade is a successful banker in London, while Femi, once a political dissident in his home country, has had to escape to South Africa.
Director: Adze Ugah02-gog-helen
Gog' Helen lives a forgotten life in a shantytown until she and her  granddaughter enter a life-or-death race against time as they try to get Gogo's life savings back while fleeing vicious criminals.
Director: Andrew Wessels03-blitz-patrollie
Rummy Augustine (Joey Rasdien) and Ace Dikolobe (David Kau) are police officers who have the misfortune of being stationed in a little known depot in the Johannesburg CBD.
Director: Norman Maake04-alexandra
A six-part documentary series, produced to mark the 100th anniversary of the founding of Alexandra, charts the history of the township from 1912 to the present day.
Director: Charlie Vundla05-how-to-steal-2-million
Jack did five years for a robbery gone bad. Twala never got caught and Jack never talked. But Twala is as treacherous as Jack is honourable.
  • 2. Joe Bullet
  • 3. Hear me Move
  • 4. Two Choices
  • 5. Security
  • 6. Man on Ground
  • 7. Gog Helen
  • 8. Blitz patrol
  • 9. Alexandra, My Alexandra
  • 10. How to steal 2 million
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