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Mandela mini-series set to film in GautengMandela mini-series set to film in Gauteng

A new mini-series on the life of Madiba starts shooting in September. Producer Lance Samuels explains why most of the series will be filmed in Gauteng [ ... ]

Al Jazeera on the hunt for African filmmaking talentAl Jazeera on the hunt for African filmmaking talent

African filmmakers are called on to submit proposals for the Encounters/Al Jazeera Pitching Forum taking place in Johannesburg on 10 June.

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.

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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