May 14, 2024 / War

In February of 1941, South African troops are in action against the Italian forces on the northern frontier of Kenya. An Italian invasion, aimed at pushing the Allied Forces out of Central and East Africa, is imminent. The South African Command realizes it has no forces at its disposal capable of stopping the Italian objective. The Command resorts to a grand bluff, designed to mislead the Italians into believing that heavy concentrations of South African troops are placed at strategic points—thus making the planned advanced impossible.

October 13, 2023 / Thriller

When a deranged janitor announces his plot to hold a university to ransom, a plucky young student and her police bodyguard find themselves pushed to the limit as the killer pursues them across campus. Hungarian director Jenő Hódi captures the seamier of New York City circa 1989 in a film reminiscent of the work of his mentor Brian De Palma.

September 14, 2023 / Drama

This excellent Afrikaans language drama follows the deterioration of an Afrikaner family isolated and shunned in the small community of Toorwater. Nothing seems to happen. Then a circus train loses its way and comes to rest in Toorwater, and a mysterious clown brings fresh magic to the stagnating family, but he also poses a threat to the rest of the community. Katinka Heyns brilliantly succeeds in creating a metaphor for the Afrikaner family’s turbulent emotional, cultural and ideological journey from the darkness of apartheid back into the light of post-apartheid reconciliation (familial, cultural and political))

December 14, 2021 / Drama

Smith, the deaf and dumb son of a rural black preacher, refuses to accept the menial labour on offer in the small farming community where he’s grown up. He tries to earn a living in the city, but this ends in assault, and his return home sparks off a cycle of vengeful violence. What Roodt’s film lacks in subtlety, it makes up for in dirty authenticity. A hard-hitting independent venture (the director went on to make Sarafina!), completed and released against the odds in apartheid South Africa.

October 20, 2021 / Thriller

Jack Cavanaugh, handpicked by the US president, is a hard-nosed diplomat constantly on the move between hot-spots around the world. When Russia’s KGB use his wife to get access to a top secret computer system, the world’s future is at stake. Time is running short and Cavanaugh see no other way out than to take on the foreign agents himself.

August 7, 2021 / Family

This children’s adventure is set in South Africa and chronicles the bond between a boy and his cheetah. The two have been pals for a long time, so when the cat is taken and placed in a traveling circus, the boy does all he can to free it.

May 23, 2020 / Drama

Vicky, a famous model, leads a hectic life. Fed up, she decides to take a couple of days off and travels to Africa. Here, she meets with an accident and ends up in a forest with no one to help her.

February 27, 2020 / Drama

Dingaka tells the story of a tribesman, Ntuku Makwena, who avenges the murder of his daughter according to traditional tribal laws. His act of revenge leads him to be tried under government laws, where justice for black people does not exist.