Films Made In The Western Cape

World`s Greatest Motorcycle Rides: SA

Henry Cole rides with a chapter of women bikers in Soweto, enjoys the beauty of sunrise in the Kalahari, switches bikes to a KTM 990 Adventure when the Kalahari’s unrelenting inhospitality challenges the Desert Racer beyond its endurance, sandboards on the dunes, marvels at the wildlife, kills another motorcycle, gets to Sutherland, rides through Matjiesfontein and arrives at Cape Agulhas, the most southerly point of Africa. From there he takes the beautiful road into Hermanus and finally Cape Town.

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SA Production Company: Berry Pickers Media and HCA Entertainment



The Endless River (2015)

A young waitress welcomes her husband home to the small South African town of Riviersonderend (Endless River) after 4 years in jail. When the family of a foreigner living on a nearby farm is brutally murdered, the young woman and the grieving widower gravitate towards each other. Trapped in a cycle of violence and bloodshed, they form an unlikely bond seeking to transcend their mutual anger, pain and loneliness. 

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SA Production Company: Moonlighting Films



Four Corners (2014)

Fatherless and raised by his grandmother, thirteen year old Ricardo Galam lives in the Cape Flats, a culture dominated by two Number gangs, the 26 and 28. Ricardo's future as a chess prodigy is threatened by his growing interest in the 26 whose local leader is grooming him as a potential member. Unknown to Ricardo, the father he's never known is released from prison. A reformed general in the 28, he’s back in his old neighbourhood, an intruder in 26 territory.

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SA Production Companies: Giant Films, Moonlighting Films



The Boers at the End of the World (2015)

In a remote stretch of Patagonia, Argentina, there is a 100-year-old community that speaks Afrikaans - a language only spoken in South Africa. After the destruction of a war with the British, these Boers - descendants of Dutch settlers - sailed across the ocean to start a new life. Today, only a few dozen still speak the language and they are struggling to keep their culture alive. The film is a portrait of the last days of the community and one family's longing to reconnect with South Africa.

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Production Company: GOOD WORK 

Director: Richard Finn Gregory



While You Weren`t Looking (2015)

An ageing academic looks for the young freedom fighter he loved 20 years ago but the boy is now straight, married, and entrenched in Government. Their journey is woven together with that of the affluent mixed-race lesbian couple Dez and Terri struggling to maintain their desires and ambitions while reining in their rebellious beautiful teenage daughter. 

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SA Production: Out In Africa

 



Jungle Beat (2003 - )

Jungle Beat (2003 - ) 

Jungle Beat is a fun, family friendly series of CGI animated, self-contained, dialogue-free, 5 minute episodes focusing on different animals and the bizarre situations they encounter in nature. From the firefly who is afraid of the dark to the giraffe with a stiff neck, this wholesome series aims to entertain and delight young kids and their families.

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SA Production company: Sunrise Productions



The Shore Break (2015)

The Shore Break, about the proposed titanium mine and tolled highway on the Wild Coast, was described by the jurors of the Amnesty International Durban Human Rights Award as a “powerful portrayal of a struggle within a local community regarding foreign mining rights in a pristine environment…[It] concisely and movingly uncovers this complex and urgent matter, which is still under investigation and in need of public support.”

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Directed by Ryley Grunenwald



Scribblings (2015)

It isn't easy being a writer, lost in your own world with girlfriends to maintain and sexy lodgers to deal with!  Scribblings is a psychological thriller that tells the story of a writer writing about  a writer, Jack, who takes in lodger and how their relationship spirals out of control, blurring his reality.

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SA Production company: Sinkwa Productions



In Light of Is (2015)

When strange lights start appearing around their lake house, two sisters, Isabel (Is) and Anna start to realize that everything is not as it seems. While Anna desperately clings to reality, Isabel decides to give in to the magic and follow the lights.

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SA Production Company: Sinkwa Productions. Directed by Sabine NLD Bittle.



Necktie Youth (2015)

In a haze of drugs and economic privilege, two middle class guys, September (played by Sibs Shongwe-La Mer) and Jabz (Bonko Khoza) embark on a self-destructive bender driving across Joburg in a borrowed Jaguar. The film, which has been likened to Larry Clark’s Kids and the early work of African American filmmaker Spike Lee, has been described by one critic “as the first really distinctive cinematic voice to emerge from a generation of young South Africans to whom the country’s post-democratic history is largely a second-hand abstraction”.

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Directed by Sibs Shongwe-La Mer.



Love the One You Love (2015)

In a riot of colour accompanied by a pulsing and haunting soundtrack from Ross Dorkin of SAMA-winning band, Beatenberg, Love the One You Love is set in Cape Town, and follows three characters who “start to suspect that there’s a conspiracy afoot to to keep them in—and out—of love.” The film, shot on a shoestring budget, is entirely improvised with stunning performances by Chi Mhendi (Terri—a Phone sex operator), Andile Nebulane (Sandile—a dog Handler} and Louw Venter (Eugene—a lonely IT technician).

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Directed by Jenna Bass

 



A Khoe Story 2 – Returning the Remains

A Khoe Story 2 – Returning the Remains is part of a thought-provoking trilogy of documentary films about the legacy, oppression and resurgence of South Africa’s indigenous inhabitants, the Khoe and San.

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Nommer 37 (2015)

Paraplegic Randall Hendricks is in serious debt to a sadistic loan shark. Crippled in childhood by gang warfare, Randall spends his days watching his neighbours through binoculars. When he witnesses a powerful gangster commit murder he embarks on a dangerous path of blackmail. Filled with twists, turns and suspense this is a wild ride filled with action and fear that will have you sitting at the edge of your seat. 

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SA Production Company: Gambit Films



Mad Max Fury Road (2015)

In a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, two rebels just might be able to restore order: Max, a man of action and of few words, and Furiosa, a woman of action who is looking to make it back to her childhood homeland.

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SA Production Company: Moonlighting Films



Dias Santana (2015)

When cops Dias and Matias discover the man who murdered their parents thirty-five years ago is the same crime boss they’ve been tracking for the past year, one seeks vengeance and the other justice. The only thing standing in their way is each other. An action packed crime thriller that is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat.

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SA Production Company: ZenHQ Films




Homeland Season 4

Season four  of Homeland sees a fundamental shift in the series’ plot, with the protagonist, CIA Operations Officer Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) moving back to the Middle East to take up the rather dangerous position of station chief and continue her frenzied fight against terrorism. Episode 4 was filmed in Cape Town.

To see Channel 24's photos of Cape Town as Islamabad, click here and here.

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SA Production Company: Moonlighting Films



Eye In The Sky (2015)

Set in the world of remotely piloted drone warfare, Eye In The Sky is a Hong Kong crime thriller served up in the form of a tight cat-and-mouse game between a police surveillance team and a villainous crime operative. Directed by Gavin Hood, starring Helen Mirren.

The trailer and official poster have not been released yet.

SA Production company: Moonlighting Films



Black Sails (2014, 2015 - )

In 1715 the pirates of New Providence Island threaten West Indies maritime trade. The laws of every civilized nation declare them enemies of all mankind. In response, the pirates adhere to a doctrine of their own... war against the world. 

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SA Production Company: Film Afrika Worldwide



Dominion (2014, 2015 - )

Dominion (TV Series) follows the perilous journey of a rebellious young soldier who discovers he's the unlikely savior of humanity.

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SA Production Company: Film Afrika



Bluestone 42 (2013 - 2015)

Bluestone 42 (Bluestone Four-Two) was a comedy drama series about a British bomb disposal detachment in Afghanistan during Operation Herrick, first broadcast on BBC Three. It focuses on the camaraderie between the soldiers, situational comedy, bureaucracy, conflicts of interests and relationships, contrasted with the deadly situations the soldiers have to defuse.

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SA Production company: Out Ofr Africa



Takko Kids Wear for Russia

Shot by 3D Productions in 2014 for German clothing brand Takko's Russian market launch.  



Cafe Cuba

ZenHQ produced this fabulous and vibey advert for Flying Pigs, directed by Bharat Sikka. This was shot over 3 days in and around Cape Town CBD.



Takko Jeans Range for Russia

Shot by 3D Productions in 2014 for German clothing brand Takko's Russian market launch. 



Shezan AllPure Orange Juice

ZenHQ had a lot of fun working with Jac Mulder shooting three Shezan TVC's for Pakistan. The client was very excited about the final outcome, especially getting the fruit to look just right..



Dutch Lotto 2

ZenHQ Films provided production services to Fat Fred's for this Dutch Lotto TVC to run during the World Cup 2014 in Brazil. For the crowd scenes, which look like a few thousand people, we had 140 extras, which were moved around and replicated several times in differing positions. 



Zheezan Ketchup

ZenHQ had great fun on this TVC with director Jac Mulder and our good friends at Muddville and Interflow. Chris was on pins and needles as the rented R800K Range Rover Evoque really got stuck in the sand in a quarry outside Cape Town. Right on cue, and on camera, it freed itself and the world was right again.

 



Jindal Panther Steel

ZenHQ had a fantastic experience with the Big Picture Company, a black panther and South Africa's Lion Whisperer Kevin Richardson. For this TVC we built a large green screen enclosure in the black panther's habitat so it would feel more comfortable and experience little to no stress. The black panther was then led through specific actions by Kevin, and then composited into the interior scenes with the cast. There are three versions of the TVC.



Shezan AllPure Mango Juice

ZenHQ had a lot of fun working with director Jac Mulder shooting three TVC's for Shezan. The client was very excited by the outcome, especially getting the fruit to look just right.



Takko Ladies Fashion Wear for Russia

Shot by 3D Productions in 2014 for German clothing brand Takko's Russian market launch.



Dutch Lotto

ZenHQ facilitated this Dutch Lotto TVC, shot in Cape Town and made to run leading up to and during Soccer World Cup 2014. The machete of Amsterdam in the mayor's office scene now sits in ZenHQ's office as wall art. Now that's recycling!



A Khoe Story 1 – Reclaiming the Mother Tongue

A Khoe Story 1Reclaiming the Mother Tongue explores the history of Khoekhoegowab, the collective term used for South Africa’s indigenous languages, which are currently on the brink of extinction. The film focuses on the impact of colonialism and Apartheid, as well as the subsequent institutionalisation of English and Afrikaans in South Africa, and the quest to eradicate the Khoe-San mother tongue.

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I Am An African (2015)

"I Am An African" is an upbeat and uplifting song whose style represents the music and rythm of South Africa's culture.

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Written by Thembi Mtshali Jones and Victor Masondo



Papwa

Papwa - The Lost Dream of a South African Golfing Legend is about Papwa Sewgolum, born to a poor family of sugar cane laborers in 1928.who won the “Dutch Open” 3 times in 6 years, the “Natal Open” twice in 1963 beating Harold Henning, and in 1965 beating Gary Player. As a result of that win Papwa, at the peak of his career, was banned by the apartheid government from participating in and attending PGA tournaments. They withdrew his passport, denying him the right to play internationally. It slowly broke his spirit; left him with nothing but a dream...

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SA Production Company: little L.A. Productions



The Book of Negroes (2014) (Mini-series)

Based on the internationally acclaimed novel by Lawrence Hill, which has sold a million copies worldwide, The Book of Negroes is a universal story of loss, courage and triumph that depicts the extraordinary life journey of Aminata Diallo, an indomitable African woman who survives in a world in which everything seems to be against her. The world premier screening will take place at  MIPCOM 2014.

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SA Production Company: Out of Africa Entertainment



Solange - Losing You (2012)

"Losing You" is an R&B, dance and pop song with influences of electronic music.  The song received universal acclaim from music critics and the video was shot at multiple locations in the township of Langa.  

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Directed by Melina Matsoukas



A Lucky Man (2014)

Born into a family where he is an outsider and growing up in a city and country in which he is a member of a community deemed neither white nor black, Ernie ‘Lastig’ Solomon sets out on a road fraught with crime, violence and abuse in search of himself and a place he can call home. It is the universal tale of humanity: the longing for belonging. A Lucky Man is first full-length feature film to premiere exclusively on a social network (MxIt)

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Directed by Gordon Clark



Lily Allen – Air Balloon (2014)

The official music video for "Air Balloon" was released on Allen's official channel on YouTube on 7 February after the release of new track "L8 CMMR" for HBO’s's hit drama Girls. The video was shot partially in Cape Town. The song is from the album "Sheezus".

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Directed by Noel Paul and Stefan Moore.



Sigma – Nobody to Love (2014)

A music video to accompany the release of "Nobody to Love" was first released onto YouTube on 24 March 2014. It was filmed in Cape Town and features two girls on a road trip to the beach where they come across a group of dancers.

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Directed by Craig Moore



Unearthed (2014)

Unearthed takes us from the Karoo to the US as Jolynn Minaar investigates fracking. She finds that it releases methane and other harmful chemical into the water, and that desperate witnesses are quickly bought off by large companies before they can speak out. As the SA government lifts its moratorium on fracking, Minaar becomes an impassioned anti-fracking activist, trying to save the Karoo and its residents.

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Directed by Jolynn Minaar



Young Ones (2014)

Young Onesis set in a near future when water has become the most precious and dwindling resource on the planet. The land has withered into something wretched. The dust has settled on a lonely, barren planet. Ernest Holm lives on this harsh frontier with his children, Jerome and Mary. He defends his farm from bandits, works the supply routes, and hopes to rejuvenate the soil. But Mary's boyfriend, Flem, has grander designs. He wants Ernest's land for himself.

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SA Production Company: Spier Films



Blended (2014)

After a blind date gone horribly wrong, Jim and Lauren agree they never, ever want to see each other again. Well, that's all about to change when the two find themselves and their respective families (including children) all stuck together in one suite at an African Safari vacation spot.

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SA Production Company: Moonlighting Films



Stone Cars (2014)

2014 Cannes Film Festival Selection Stone Cars is an authentic and moving girl’s coming-of-age story whose strength is in its understated yet strong performances and naturalistic filmmaking.

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SA Production Company: Green Brother Films



The Giver (2014)

In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the "real" world.

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SA Production Company: Moonlighting Films



Northmen (2014)

A gang of Viking marauders who are shipwrecked are pursued relentlessly as they traverse an unfamiliar and hostile land to get to safety.

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SA Production Company: Two Oceans Production



Bordering on Bad Behavior (2014)

Three sworn enemies, an Arab, Israeli and American, are accidentally locked in a military comminications bunker together with no way out. For the next six hours they’re either going to resolve their considerable differences, or kill each other! Stellar performances from Tom Sizemore, Oz Zehavi and Bernard Curry.

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SA Production Company: ZenHQ Films

 



The Windmill (Die Windpomp) (2014)

Think Wes Anderson giving birth to a Nicholas Sparks romantic mystery and what comes out is The Windmill (Die Windpomp), a quirky, humorous, endearing and thought provoking love story revolving around an unlikely summer romance in a retirement village between 20 year olds Henri and Margot. With a twist you will not see coming, The Windmill pulls at the heart strings and leaves you wanting more!

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SA Production Company: ZenHQ Films



Spring Queen (2014)

Cape Town’s annual Spring Queen Pageant gives the city’s clothing and textile factory workers the chance to be ‘Cinderella for a Night’. But as the market is flooded with cheap imports, forcing many factories to close their doors, the contest takes on a new urgency: the new Queen must accept the responsibility of representing her Union in an uncertain future.

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Directed by Paul Yule



Skywatch: The Duster of Doom (2014)

A South African short scifi-comedy about an accident prone janitor who stumbles over the controls of a NATO super weapon and triggers events that will change the world forever. The film was made in 7 days as part of the 168 Film Festival (2014) in LA and is nominated for 8 awards including Best Film and Best Director.

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SA Production Companies: TH Films and Epilogue Pictures.



Felix (2013)

Multi award winning Felix is a heartwarming story of a 13-year-old boy who dreams of becoming a saxophonist like his late father, but he must defy his mother who believes that jazz is the devil’s music. He gets a scholarship to an elite school then enlists the help of two aging members of his father’s old band to achieve his dreams.

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SA Production Company: Penguin Films



Konfetti (2014)

Konfetti is an Afrikaans rom-com about an Afrikaans guy, a Jewish girl, their tense families and a best man who hires a disastrous band for the wedding.

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SA Production Company: Light and Dark Films



An Inconsolable Memory (2013)

Forging documentary narrative and deep meditations on the nature of memory, and film, into a single compelling piece, An Inconsolable Memory, a contemplative piece about the Eoan Group, from the vibrant era of Cape Town’s District Six to the present day, questions a continuously shifting collective memory woven through with a political history and remarkable opera productions.

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Directed by Aryan Kaganof



The Briefcase (2013)

Winner of the 2013 Cape Town Shnit Festival audience-voted Real Time prize, The Briefcase, written and directed by Travis Taute and Daryne Joshua of Gambit Films, was also selected for the Cannes International Film Festival 2014 Short’s Corner.  

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Khumba (2013)

Rejected by his superstitious herd, a half-striped zebra embarks on a daring quest to earn his stripes and finds the courage and self-acceptance to save all the animals of the Great Karoo.

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SA Production Company: Triggerfish Animation



SAF3 (2013)

Southern California's elite rescue task force, SAF3 is the cream-of-the-crop from the sea, air, and fire divisions of the Malibu Fire Department. They answer the most challenging calls and perform daring rescues in the most dangerous venues to save human life, always aware of the harsh reality that one of them may not return.

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SA Production Company: Kalahari Pictures



Armed Response (2013)

The 2013 Flaming Faun trophy for Best Film Made In South Africa was awarded to mockumentary sit-com pilot Armed Response, written/produced by Donovan Graham and Greg Parvess and directed by Donovan Graham (“We shot Armed Response on a Samsung something or other…”). The pilot is a humorous take on life and crime in South Africa today.

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Saving Norman (2013)

Winner of the Jameson First Shot 2013 competition, Saving Norman, written and directed by Hanneke Schutte, is about a hypochondriac ex-ping pong player who missed his shot at fame because of a cold and now lives holed up with his parrot Norman. When Norman gets narcolepsy pet psychic Belinda  realizes that to help Norman, she'll first have to help his owner.

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The Forgotten Kingdom (2013)

Atang leaves the slums of Johannesburg to return to Lesotho, the land of his birth he has long forgotten. Here he must bury his estranged father in the remote, mountainous village where he lived as a child.  Stirred by memories of his youth, Atang falls in love with his childhood friend, Dineo, now a radiant young school teacher. Through Dineo, Atang is drawn toward the mystical beauty and hardships of the land he had forgotten, and faces his own bittersweet reckoning.

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SA Production Company: ZenHQ Films



Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom was filmed partly in the Western Cape. It chronicles Nelson Mandela's life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa.

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SA Production Company: Film Afrika Worldwide



Cold Harbour (2013)

While investigating a smugglers` turf war in Cape Town, township cop Sizwe discovers police corruption. He must set loyalty aside to act with integrity, alone.

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SA Producer: Ten10 Films



Asad (2013)

Oscar nominated Asad is "a lyrical, moving and beautifully realised portrayal of a world we rarely get to see in cinema. Every shot of the film is well thought out and specific to this unique world - a fishing village in Somalia. Yet Asad’s most astounding achievement is boasting an array of brilliant performances by a cast of Somali refugees…" Tribeca Film Festival Jury

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SA Production Company: BlackMilk



Crumbs (2013)

The David versus Goliath story of Imraahn Mukaddam, the bread reseller who blew the whistle on bread price-fixing in South Africa. The documentary explores the legal, financial and personal turmoil of Imraahn’s fight against the corporate food machine in the quest for accountability and social justice.

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Directed by Dante Greeff & Richard Finn Gregory

 



Zambezia (2012)

Set in a bustling bird city on the edge of the majestic Victoria Falls, "Zambezia" is the story of Kai - a naïve, but high-spirited young falcon who travels to the bird city of "Zambezia" where he discovers the truth about his origins and, in defending the city, learns how to be part of a community.

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SA Production Company: Triggerfish Animation



Saying Goodbye (2012)

In 2006 Patricia Davison, a respected doctor and psychiatrist was 85 and had terminal cancer. She wrote a living will and made it clear to her children that she was ready to die. After a 35-day hunger strike she pleaded with her youngest son Sean to help her to die. Saying Goodbye is Sean's painful and moving story of how he gave her a lethal dose of morphine and the impact this had on him and his family when he was arrested and charged with murder and assisted suicide.

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Directed by Yzette Mostert



Searching for Sugarman (2012)

Two South Africans set out in the late 1990s to discover whether the rumoured death of American musician Sixto Rodriguez was true, and, if not, to discover what had become of him. Rodriguez's music, which never took off in the United States, had become wildly popular in South Africa, but little was known about him there.

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The Lovers (2012)

The Lovers, which won an Art Film Festival Cannes 2013 award, is a short surrealist story about a man and a woman and a metaphor. In a Dali-esque landscape, actors with covered faces explore their relationship in a simple narrative which leaves interpretation up to the viewer.

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SA Production Company: BlackMilk

 



Chronicle (2012)

While at a party three high school friends gain superpowers after making an incredible discovery underground. Soon, though, they find their lives spinning out of control and their bond tested as they embrace their darker sides.

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SA Production Company: Film Afrika Worldwide



Safe House (2012)

Weston is a low-ranking CIA operative who happens upon the biggest mission of his career when a fugitive, former high-ranking CIA agent Fros,t becomes his "house guest". When the safe house is attacked, Weston realizes no one is safe and finds himself on the run with his charge.

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SA Production Company: Moonlighting



The Good Man (2012)

Michael is a young Irish banker, whose life begins to unravel after causing a stranger's death in an accident. Sifiso is a teenager living in a shack in a Cape Town township, dreaming of escape. When their stories unexpectedly collide, their impact on one another's lives is far greater, and more surprising, than either could have imagined.

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SA Production Company: Jet Black Entertainment



Little Dragon - Little Man (2012)

Little Dragon traveled to South Africa in 2012, and during their stay in Cape Town, they put on this live rendition of their Ritual Union track, “Little Man,” in Baden Powellville.

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Directed by Adriaan Louw



Progress (2011)

A documentary about a rugby club made up mainly of factory workers and unemployed men who defeat the largest rugby club in the world on South Africa’s Heritage Day.

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Directed by Simon Taylor



Imam and I (2011)

A complex and refreshingly honest portrait of the famous Muslim anti-Apartheid icon Imam Abdullah Haron, who happens to be Shamis’ grandfather. Shamis, born in London to a South African mother and Libyan father, was trained in the UK and Middle East as a writer, director and editor. He settled in South Africa in 2005 and set out on a journey to Cape Town to retrace his grandfather’s footsteps.

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Directed by Khalid Shamis



Glitterboys and Ganglands (2011)

Glitterboys and Ganglandsis the story of three contestants in the Miss Gay Western Cape competition in Cape Town.

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Directed by Lauren Beukes



Kidnap and Ransom (2011)

An expert British hostage negotiator is called upon when a businesswoman from the UK is kidnapped in South Africa by a sinister figure. When the release of the woman goes wrong and the kidnapper strikes again, the negotiator realizes this was never a straightforward case of kidnapping for ransom, and that the man's motives run much deeper than ever imagined.

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SA Production Company: Out of Africa



Cold Play – Paradise (2011)

Coldplay initially announced that the single's music video would be directed by Hype Williams but that version was scrapped after shooting and the band decided instead to record a new version directed by long-time collaborator Mat Whitecross. The band's frontman Chris Martin created the video's concept storyline, which was ultimately filmed in the style of a nature documentary.

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Directed by Hype Williams.



Incarcerated Knowledge (2011)

We meet Peter Christians the day he is released from Pollsmoor. After serving 5 years at South Africa’s most notorious prison, he is quietly elated to be free again. He is standing on the chilly winter pavement, and waiting for his mother to come and collect him. The feeling of freedom is short lived. An angry parole officer approaches from across the street and forcefully grabs Peter and marches him back into the parole office waiting room. This is the beginning of life on the outside.

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Directed by Dylan Valley.

 



The Bachelor (2011)

Brad’s search for love is down to two very different women and he’s falling in love with both. His family has met them in Cape Town and he’s under immense pressure. He must make a heart-wrenching decision that could change his life forever. After three years of soul-searching, will he be able to propose to one of the women -- and will she say yes?



Strike Back (2010)

The actions of 'Section 20', a secretive unit of British military intelligence. A team of special operations personnel conduct several high risk missions throughout the globe.

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SA Production Company: Out of Africa



Outcasts (2010)

With Earth rapidly becoming uninhabitable, pioneers seek to colonize the harsh terrain of the planet Carpathia. 10 years later, the town of Forthaven faces danger as the planet's dark secrets are revealed.

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Film Afrika Worldwide (as Film Afrika)



White Wedding (2009)

A loyal, committed and very decent man picks up his best friend and best man in Durban to go to Cape Town where the wedding rehearsal is planned at a glamorous hotel. But things don’t go according to plan. The best man, a serial flirt, has a spat with his girlfriend that leads to his car being rendered unusable; eventually the duo get on their way but Tumi’s short-cuts don’t end up making up for lost time.

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SA Production Company: Stepping Stone Pictures



The Last House on the Left (2009)

After kidnapping and brutally assaulting two young women, a gang unknowingly finds refuge at a vacation home belonging to the parents of one of the victims: a mother and father who devise an increasingly gruesome series of revenge tactics.

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SA Production Company: Film Afrika Worldwide



Leona Lewis – Run (2008)

On the video, Leona is captured walking through the African forest all alone while singing the song. "The feel for this video is kind of like an enchanted, haunted forest," Leona commented on the experience of filming the video.

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Directed by Jake Nava



Tokio Hotel – Monsoon (2007)

The music video for the German version of “Monsoon”, which features a stage looking like it was shot underwater, was filmed in Cape Town. It features scenes of the band in  Bell UH-1 Huey helicopter and then free falling and landing on the ground. After they land, the band members walk to a stage (although scenes of them on the stage are already shown before the free fall scene) and start performing.

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Robbie Williams – Sin, Sin, Sin (2006)

The video is another part of Williams' tongue-in-cheek humor, making fun of himself and his affairs, featuring him as the guru of some sort of cult of pregnant women. He also has a kind of God look, him being the prophet. It was filmed near Cape Town.

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Directed by Vaughan Arnell



The Amazing Race (2002)

The Cape Town route for the race included Robben Island, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Kalk Bay Harbour, Langa and Stellenbosch. The Detour was Dance or Deliver. In Dance, teams had to put on a costume and sing and dance with a local troupe until they made R25 in tips. In Deliver, teams had to transfer 125 kg of fish from a boat to scales. For the Roadblock, one team member had to search through Langa buy Epsom salts and a sheep's head.



 
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