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Joburgers will be lining up to watch their hometown play a starring role when Avengers: Age of Ultron hits South African screens.

Avengers: Age of Ultron - image galleryAvengers: Age of Ultron - image gallery

Avengers: Age of Ultron will hit South African screens with a vengeance on 24 April - check out the photo gallery.

Avengers in Johannesburg: fast factsAvengers in Johannesburg: fast facts

In January 2014, Avengers: Age of Ultron descended on the Joburg CBD. Here's some fast facts on the South African leg of the production shoot.

Mzansi Short Film Fest: final call for entriesMzansi Short Film Fest: final call for entries

Short film makers: a final call to submit your entries for the second Independent Mzansi Short Film Festival.

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.

no1NELSON MANDELA: THE MYTH
Director: Khalo Matabane01-man-on-ground
Screenings on 18 July 2014 at 09h45 at selected Ster-Kinekor cinemas across South Africa.
no2JOE BULLET
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
no3HEAR ME MOVE
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.
no4TWO CHOICES
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.
no5SECURITY
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.
no6MAN ON GROUND
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.
no7GOG' HELEN
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.
no8BLITZ PATROLIE
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.
no9ALEXANDRA, MY ALEXANDRA
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.
no10HOW TO STEAL 2 MILLION
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.
  • 1. Nelson Mandela: the myth & me
  • 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
Upcoming events

13 - 16 April

23 April to 3 May

13 to 24 May

miptv1 75MIPTV - world's most established TV and digital content market, Cannes, France, 13-16 April. hotdocs1 75Hot Docs - Canadian International Documentary Festival, Toronto,
23 April - 3 May.
cannes1 75Festival de Cannes 2015 - 68th Cannes International Film Festival, Cannes, France, 13 - 24 May.



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