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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.
Suidooster Kykers Geskok Toe Geliefde Karakter Sterf
Hoewel Suidooster die afgelope weke daarop gesinspeel het dat stormsterk winde van verandering Ruiterbosch, die fiktiewe Kaapse woonbuurt waar dit afspeel, gaan tref, het dié kinkel kykNET-kykers heeltemal onkant betrap en stom gelaat.
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.
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.
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.
Kroes-control - Can SWIRL entertain while raising some hairy issues?
The topic of ‘natural hair’ is of course not in any way new in our communities nor on our website. After all, die issue van Coloureds se hare word ge-discuss, debate en somma geskel dat die hare waai op ons internet-forum al sedert Bruinou.com se ontstaan way back in 2001.
The made-for-tv film, SWIRL is written and directed by Quanita Adams (Sara se Geheim, Arendsvlei) and was premiered exclusively on Sunday 21 March at 20:00 on kykNET&kie, DStv channel 145 and then also become available for streaming on Showmax.
We watched it and without giving too much of it away, here’s what we think of it.
Star-studded Skemerdans Series Now Filming at Cape Town's Iconic Club Galaxy
After the murder of owner Glenn Fortune, The Oasis jazz club becomes the centre of a power struggle between two brothers, a scorned widow and an organised crime syndicate.
Skemerdans literally translates to "Dusk Dance" and plays itself out as a dusk-till-dawn depiction of the Cape Flats nightlife and nightclub scene.
Action Kommandant Now On Showmax
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.