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Three Big Wins for Spinners at Dakar Series Festival
Spinners, the South African series production starring Cantona James bagged three important awards at Dakar Series 2023.
The festival in Dakar, Senegal, awaded Spinners for Best TV Series, Best Editing and Best Performance to lead actor Cantona James.
Spinners starring Cantona James Nominated for Best Series at Cannes Festival
The South African series filmed in Cape Town is the first African series ever selected in competition at Canneseries.
Cantona James stars in Spinners as Ethan, a 17-year-old driver working for a local gang but his newfound talent opens up a whole new world for him.
Reyka Lands Kim Engelbrecht an International Emmy Best Actress Nomination
South Africa's Kim Engelbrecht who is steadily becoming a household name with television and film audiences across the world has been nominated for an International Emmy Best Actress award for her lead role in local crime drama "Reyka".
The show is also nominated in the Best Drama Series category.
Reyka, in which Kim Engelbrecht stars as the criminal profiler Reyka Gama who is investigating a string of brutal serial killings in the sugarcane fields of KwaZulu-Natal, has won four awards at this year's South African Film and Television Awards (Saftas), including Best Actress for Kim Engelbrecht.
Uncle Cal’s Birthday Bash Launches the 2022 Jazz on The Lawn Festival
Celebrating in style, Uncle Cal’s Birthday Bash on Saturday 8 October 2022 will also mark the Launch of the 2022 Jazz on The Lawn.
Well-known for gathering some of the finest entertainers to perform at his events, Uncle Cal’s Birthday Bash at Danté’s Premiere Lounge in Bellville not only promises to wow attendees and get them dancing to the funkiest grooves; it will also be a tasty sampling of what to expect at the long-awaited 2022 Jazz on The Lawn taking place later this year at the Bevcan Sports Grounds in Epping Industria on 10 & 11 December.
Making Beats to Fight The Beast at Exciting New Monthly BPM Event
Ill Major Movement's new monthly event BPM kicks off with a bang on 6 August 2022 at Downtime in Elsies River Industria where some of Cape Town's most dangerous Beat Makers will display their skills live on Drum Machines and Sampler.
The BPM (Beats Per Minute) event includes a Sample Flip Challenge where beat makers are tested by making new beats with a sample provided and MC's getting down on those new beats in a live show.
PULSE - Cape Town's Tarryn Wyngaard on Her Role in Psycho Sci-Fi Horror
Tarryn Wyngaard, best known for her role as Jenny, the childhood sweetheart of the main character AB, in the Oscar-nominated 2015 feature film Noem My Skollie, plays one of the lead characters named Jaz in the Showmax Original horror series Pulse, currently available for streaming.
In Pulse a group of game creators discover that survival is no longer just a game when an electromagnetic pulse bomb fries every electrical circuit in their office high-rise – and people’s heads.
Action-Packed INDEMNITY Aims to Take You on a Thrilling Ride
The ensuing chaos leads him down the rabbit hole of a conspiracy at the highest levels of government.
Suffering from severe Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and unable to return to work, ex-fireman Theo Abrahams (Jarrid Geduld) turns to alcohol and becomes increasingly frustrated and volatile.
Theo’s world is rocked when his journalist wife Angela (Nicole Fortuin) is murdered – and he is the prime suspect. He soon finds himself on the run from the police for a murder he is positive he didn’t commit. But was he framed? Or did one of his violent nightmares cause him to do something he didn’t mean to do?
Kim Engelbrecht now in Ridley Scott's Raised by Wolves - Biggest Series Ever Filmed in Cape Town
Ridley Scott is by no stretch of the imagination one of the biggest Sci-Fi Action film and television directors ever with Alien & Blade Runner just two of his many memorable films.
Season 1 of Raised by Wolves was already a runaway success and the addition of Kim Engelbrech who needs no introduction to South African film and television audiences will definitely add to its popularity.
Cape Flats Teen Foregoes Matric Ball to Serve Community & Honour Her Hero
For anyone finishing high school, attending their Matric Ball aka Senior Prom is a highlight that caps a 13 year long school career from Grade R to Grade 12 and almost every school learner looks forward to that day.
A Cape Flats teen from Valhalla Park who attended Elsies River High School had other plans.
Jade le Roux gave up the Glits & Glamour of attending her Matric Ball and instead served 150 needy people with a meal and threw a party to honour her local community hero Charlene Petersen.
Kô Wôt Deel Vannie Eeste Kaaps Dictionary - The First Trilingual Dictionary of Kaaps
Of dit nou 'n storieskrywer of digter is, 'n rapper of sanger is, 'n verhoog, film en tv akteur of vermaaklikheids-kunstenaar is wie hulle ding kyk in Kaaps oftewel Afrikaaps en of dit nou maar net iemand is wie 'n voorliefde het vir Kaaps en die taal van nature daagliks gebruik is die Drietalige Woordeboek van Kaaps iets wat jou en ons almal se uitkyk op taalgebruik kan verander.
The exciting thing about the Kaaps Dictionary project is that you can become part of the process.