Review: A gorgeous children’s tale of loss and light

Liyana, which means rain in siSwati, is a film unlike anything you’ve seen before. For one thing, it’s a documentary-animation hybrid. For... read more

Doccie review: Marikana’s women of hope

Two student critics went to see a powerful documentary, Strike a Rock, that tells the story of two best friends living near the Marikana mine... read more

Review: A fearless unpacking of colonialism in Namibia

The documentary fearlessly faces colonialism and boldly succeeds in giving a voice to the forgotten. Skulls of my People carries itself with a... read more

Interview: Many African filmmakers offer perspectives that challenge

Domoina Ratsara talks to Alex Moussa Sawadogo, the director of the African film festival, Afrikamera, in Germany, about his love and passion for... read more

#ThatsNotOk report: Women are not safe in SA film and TV industry

A new report being prepared by women working in film and television in South Africa says 78% of women working in film and TV saying they are discriminated against... read more

Review: Petty yet pretty – Divorce antics in Potato Potahto

Potato Potahto certainly remains pretty to look at, even when the screenplay begins to sag with repetition.

The queer Xhosa film rocking Durban

The film that’s really getting the 38th annual Durban International Film Festival talking is the African premiere of a frank and beautiful gay Xhosa initiation love... read more

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Nakhane on Inxeba, the film that set social media on fire

Singer-songwriter, novelist and actor Nakhane (he dropped the Touré) was asked to work on the music for the film Inxeba (The Wound).