Projecting Africa is a new festival on the local film scene and the focus is exactly that – the local film scene!
The festival sees newly produced local films taking to the silver screen, and this weekend features four not-to-be-missed productions!
Friday, 18th of May, 2012 @ 19h30
A South African feature centred around a ten-year-old orphan who leaves his Zulu village to build his own life in the city…only to find no one will help him, except a formidable Indian woman called Padma.
Saturday, 19th of May, 2012 @ 11h30
A Cape Town produced movie focused on an intimate portrait of the fragile relationship between Sia who is recovering from drugs, and her mother Maria who has long stopped trusting Sia. A singer comes into their lives, and through her voice they begin to find common grounds.
Saturday, 19th of May, 2012 @ 19h30
The Bang Bang Club
A South African/Canadian project based on the popular story of the Bang Bang Club – a group of war-time journalists and their struggle with ethics during the dying days of the violent Apartheid regime.
Sunday, 20th of May, 2012 @ 15h00
The Afrikaans romantic comedy that set the box office on fire earlier this year. The story follows Jaci, a workaholic who hires a model to play the part of her long-term boyfriend as part of an elaborate scheme to win over a big client.
Venue: All the screenings are taking place at the fantastic, newly revamped Foxwood Theatre at 13, 5th Street, Houghton