November

Kasi Film FestivalThe Kasi Vibe Film Festival (KVFF) which runs from the 1st to the 3rd of December, is a “mobile cinema initiative”, supported by the Gauteng Film Commission, and intended to take movies that tell local stories into the heart of the townships.

She is KingLegendary jazz musician and drum wizard Vusi Khumalo has applied his extraordinary talent to the creation of the soundtrack for ‘She is King’, the upcoming Gersh Kgamedi movie which releases on 1 December.

animationRevolting Rhymes won Best Animation at the BAFTA Children’s Awards last night, beating off strong competition from The Amazing World of Gumball, Shaun the Sheep and We’re Going On A Bear Hunt.

Aubrey Poo and Khanyi MbauShe is King, the new film by Gersh Kgamedi features some of South Africa’s favourite female celebrities. 

4399 The wound poster tbAwardsWatch, which tracks and predicts the nominees and winners of the entertainment industry’s biggest awards, the Oscars®, has given South Africa filmInxeba an 80% chance of winning the Foreign Language Film race.

she is king tbThe official soundtrack to the upcoming Gersh Kgamedi movie has been released and the track list is sure to be a hit with local music fans. The She is King album features songs from big stars including Brenda Fassie, Lucky Dube, Vusi Khumalo, Simpiwe Dana, PJ Powers, Joseph Shabalala, and more, as well as hot new tracks by Gugu Zulu and Mandisa Nduna.

kersfees tbThe festive season kicks off early this year when the new Afrikaans comedy-drama, Liewe Kersfeesvader, hits cinema screens this Friday, 17 November.

she is king tbStarring Khabonina Qubeka, Khanyi Mbau, Gugu Zulu, Mandisa Nduna and Aubrey Poo, to name a few, She is King is a joyous celebration of Zulu culture in a glossy contemporary setting, and showing off the City of Gold as the Broadway of Africa. It opens 1 December.

Liewe Kersfeesvader The new local family feature, Liewe Kersfeesvader directed by Etienne Fourie (Dis Koue Kos, Skat), and produced by Stefan Enslin (Strikdas, Nul Is Nie Niks Nie) releases at cinemas nationally on 17 November and is the first Afrikaans language foray into the popular Christmas film genre.