The 2016 film Action Kommandant that tells the story of South African freedom fighter, Ashley Kriel is finally available on Showmax.
Ashley Kriel grew up in a working class family on the Cape Flats and came to be recognized as the icon of South Africa's 1980's youth resistance.
The film is an intimate portrayal of this son, brother and revolutionary who became known as the Che Guevara of Bonteheuwel.


Nadine Cloete who directed the film said that the making of the film 'has been a life changing journey' when she announced the Showmax release on the Official Action Kommandant Facebook Page.
"Not a week has gone by since the release of the Action Kommandant in 2016 that someone has not contacted me to ask about where they can access the film.
It continues to be a huge privilege for me to be so intimately involved with the telling of the story of Ashley Kriel. It has been a life changing journey."


WATCH: Action Kommandant Trailer


"This film has touched the lives of many and even beyond South Africa."
"I thank everyone who participated in the film, the family, the comrades, crew members, everyone who contributed financially, anyone who ever hosted a screening and shared a social media post about Action Kommandant."


"Finally we have reached this stage of distribution. FINALLY. Claim no easy victories!"
"I hope South Africans view it and see it with the love it was made."
Nadine has also promised to keep us all posted about when the DVD will be available for sale.
In the words of Ashley Kriel "DAAR IS WERK".

The film can be watched on Showmax in the link below.


WATCH: Ashley Kriel’s story in Action Kommandant on Expresso