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While her husband served a life sentence, paradoxically kept safe and morally uncontaminated, Winnie Mandela rode the raw violence of apartheid, fighting on the front line and underground. This is the untold story of the mysterious forces that combined to take her down, labeling him a saint, her, a sinner.
Directors:Nakhane Touré, Bongile Mantsai, Niza Jay, Thobani Mseleni, Gabriel Mini, Zwelakhe Mtsaka, Menzeleli Majola, Gamelihle Bovana, Halalisani Bradley Cebekhulu, Inga Qwede, Sibabalwe Ngqayana, Siphosethu Ngcetane, Luyanda L. Vonqo, Thando Mhlontlo, Anga Ntsepe
Xolani, a lonely factory worker, travels to the rural mountains with the men of his community to initiate a group of teenage boys into manhood. When a defiant initiate from the city discovers his best-kept secret, Xolani's entire existence begins to unravel.
Misrepresented, maligned and on the verge of extinction, the great white shark is an iconic predator: the creature we love to fear. Great White Shark will explore the great white's place in our imaginations, in our fears and in the reality of its role at the top of the oceanic food chain. The film will concentrate on key aggregation points around the world: Mexico, South Africa, Los Angeles and New Zealand. Key figures in the history of shark research, people whose lives have been changed by contact with the great white, will tell us of their experiences, culminating in a direct encounter between man and shark.
Trophy is a startling exploration of the evolving relationship between big-game hunting and wildlife conservation that will leave you debating what is right, what is wrong and what is necessary in order to save the great species of the world from extinction.
What if most of our modern diseases are really just symptoms of the same problem? The Magic Pill is a character-driven documentary that follows doctors, patients, scientists, chefs, farmers and journalists from around the globe who are combating illness through a paradigm shift in eating. And this simple change -- embracing fat as our main fuel -- is showing profound promise in improving the health of people, animals and the planet.
Directors:Stephanie Schildknecht, Roxane Hayward, Tyrone Keogh, Keenan Arrison, Karl Thaning, Alex Anlos, Shane John Kruger, Nathan Lynn
A group of teenagers suffer a terrible accident during a joy ride and get trapped at the bottom of a ravine.
Directors:Annalize Adams, Merlin Balie, Russell Barends, Nadia Beukes, Dumisa Bizani, Lafras Boesak, Marius Boshoff, Elizabeth Johanna Botha, Stefan Brink, Ben Buys, Braam Coetzee, Garth Collins, Ewie Cronje, Rene Cronje, Frans Cronjé
A true story of how God turns the hurt, frustration and emptiness of a man into hope, faith and victory to inspire many to be the winners they were born to be.
Directors:Shannon Lucio, Riley Smith, Justin Baldoni, Bianca Lishansky, Genevieve Howard, Warren McAslan, Kathy Baker, Bryan Brown, Wayne Thornley, Wayne Harrison, Miguel Borges, Sindi Harrison, Mehboob Bawa, Claire Watling, Shirley Kirchmann
Genres:Adventure, Comedy, Biography, Documentary
Danielle, a sheltered young teenager, travels to Florida to join her friends, Karen and Alica for college Spring Break week. Danielle falls for a good-natured local guy named Shane who runs a boat charter business with his mother Mary. Danielle also attracts some unwanted attention by J.T., a libidos fraternity party animal who will resort to anything to get Danielle to notice him. Meanwhile, Danielle's older brother, Charlie, is a marine biologist investigating a new reef where several swimmers have recently disappeared. But it turns out that schools of deadly tiger sharks have arrived in the area and Charlie tries to get the warning out before there is a huge feeding frenzy on the beaches of the Florida coast.
Directors:Al Pacino, Evan Peters, Melanie Griffith, Barkhad Abdi, Russell Posner, Coral Peña, Edward Gelbinovich, Philip Ettinger, Kiana Madani, Aidan Whytock, Robert Hobbs, Patrick Holden O'Neill, Darron Meyer, Mohamed Hakeemshady, Lindsay Sullivan
In 2008, rookie journalist Jay Bahadur forms a half-baked plan to embed himself among the pirates of Somalia. He ultimately succeeds in providing the first close-up look into who these men are, how they live, and the forces that drive them.
Directors:Ivan Botha, Cherie van der Merwe, Altus Theart, Andrew Thompson, Neil Sharim, Ciske Kruger, Lelia Etsebeth, Heléne Lombard, Deon Coetzee, Ian Roberts, Karen Fourie, Andre Retief, Dantus Lundall, Ilona Nicholson, Lea Clatworthy
Wimpie Koekemoer - the biggest geek in school. He is constantly embarrassed by his conservative mother and his strange father, especially in front of girls. Wimpie dreams of being popular. His dream could unexpectedly become a reality when the most popular girl in school, Katrien Swanepoel, is dumped by first team rugby centre Werner 'Killer' Botha. Katrien and her friends Liezl and Christie decide to give Werner a taste of his own medicine by planning to make Wimpie the new first team centre. It turns out rugby is a lot harder than Karien and Wimpie anticipated and Wimpie almost gives up. Fortunately his unexpected popularity leads to friendship with school rascals Japie and Fanie. The mischievous duo unknowingly convince Wimpie to keep playing rugby, even though they're much more interested in pajama parties with girls. Bakgat is finding yourself, despite high school.
Directors:Lika Berning, Bobby van Jaarsveld, Elize Cawood, Rouel Beukes, Marlee van der Merwe, Paul du Toit, Sonja Herholdt, Kurt Darren, Anna Davel, Kevin Leo, Porteus Xandau, Alwyn Swart, Sylvaine Strike, Clementine Mosimane, Monique Nortje
Liefling Marais, is an adventure-loving young girl with a passion for life. She lives on a farm in Hartbeespoort with her father Simon, mother Linda, grandfather Karel, brother Kobus and house keeper Katy. Simon is a professor at the university and in his class are three friends, Jan, Pieter and Gert, who also live on the outskirts of the city in Hartbeespoort. It's the December holidays and Jan, a civil engineering student raised by his grandmother, has his eye on Liefling, but spoilt little rich girl Melanie has other plans up her sleeve. Fate intervenes and brings lovers, friends and enemies together in a sumptuous musical celebration that will have audiences laughing, crying and singing along
A romantic escape into nature turns into the ultimate moment of reckoning when a husband and wife are trapped in a tent with a deadly snake. Unable to escape and with certain death looming, the tent becomes a heated confessional to a cataclysmic truth. Betrayed, the couple finds themselves spiraling into a dark and dangerous space of which only one can survive.
Directors:Sebastian Apodaca, Robert Pike Daniel, Kim Te Roller, Kathy Wagner, Greg Good, Hylton Lea, Rob Zazzali, Yvans Jourdain, Kelly Cohen, David Mabowe, Billie Sibuyi, Vic Smit, Phillip Graham, David Rowe III, Travis Brazil
A Half-Caste is a Human/Leopard hybrid believed to feast on unsuspecting Travelers, but after Bobby is found soaked in blood, the police think that he murdered his friends. It becomes a race against time to convince the cops of his innocence, before the creature comes back to finish off what he started.
Directors:Ivan Botha, DonnaLee Roberts, Elize Cawood, Wilson Dunster, Illse Roos, Dirk Stoltz, Hélène Truter, André Stolz, Deirdre Wolhuter, Andre Jacobs, Santhiran Moonsamy, Geon Nel, Laré Birk, Stiaan Smith, Nicky de Kock
Childhood friends, Nina and Hugo chose different paths in life. Years later, Hugo returns to his hometown unbeknownst to him, the day before Nina's wedding. Events on the wedding day throw them back together and they embark on a new adventure.
Directors:Katie McGrath, Bok van Blerk, Gil Bellows, Brümilda van Rensburg, André Stolz, Eduan van Jaarsveldt, Craig Palm, Mary Twala, Carien Botha, Grita Botha, Denise de Wet, Michaela du Plessis, Ilze du Plooy, Morné du Toit, Rita Gerritsen
Genres:Drama, Comedy, Crime
An idealistic British drama school teacher, Jodi Rutherford, persuades a cynical South African farmer to prepare her for a role in a major film as an Afrikaans war heroine. In return Jodi undertakes to direct the annual concert on the Willemse farm. Jodi's interaction with the quirky small town citizens and the stubborn Kobus, teaches her that: "there is more to life than lights... camera... and action!"
Directors:Billy Zane, Christina Cole, Natalie Mendoza, Louise Barnes, Colin Moss, Joel Torre, Leon Petit, Louise Bamber, Alexis Georgiou, Wernich Van Der Berg, Gerald Zarcilla, Philip Zarcilla, Tamsyn Lee, Tyrone Morris, Daniel Hagon
Genres:Adult, Biography, Documentary
A TV documentary crew arrive on a remote island in the Philippines to film a survival special. Their back-to-the-wild adventure proves to be more terrifying than they ever could have imagined.
Directors:Nnimmo Bassey, Krystyna Bednarska, Adrienne Maree Brown, Lester Brown, Tony Clarke, Clare Demerse, Katharina Fabricius, Felix Finkbeiner, David Hannan, Emily Hunter, Van Jones, Ronald Jumeau, Martin Khor, Peter Knights, Melina Laboucan-Massimo
Genres:Adventure, Reality-TV, Film-Noir, Short
REVOLUTION is a film about changing the world, going for it, taking a stand, and fighting for something. A true-life adventure following Director, Rob Stewart (SHARKWATER) over four years and 15 countries discovering there is a lot more than sharks at risk of becoming extinct. Climate change, environmental degradation, species loss, ocean acidification, pollution, and food/water scarcity are reducing the earth's ability to house humans and we need to start doing something about it now!
Directors:Lwazi Dlaminilf, Rufo 'Junny' Servado, Katsunori Yashima
A symphony of meat and fire, Barbecue shows us how an everyday ritual is shared by cultures around the world, as a way to celebrate community, friendship, and tradition. A film told in 13 languages, from Texas to the Syrian border, from 'Shisanyama' to 'Lechon', Barbecue is a film about the simple truths in life that bring people together, and how barbecue is a path to salvation.
Directors:Kay Lenz, Wayne Crawford, Steve Kanaly, June Chadwick, John Fatooh, Gordon Mulholland, Sam Williams, Helena Kriel, Ted Le Plat, John Barrett, Frank Notaro, Jim Neill, Isaac Albert, Robert La Thom, Al Roberts
A Miami cop finds out his wife has a female lover, and he begins to have an affair with his female partner. Meanwhile, a voodoo demon from Africa arrives among Miami's Nigerian community and begins decapitating some people and possessing others--including the cop's wife.
Directors:Khomotso Manyaka, Keaobaka Makanyane, Harriet Lenabe, Lerato Mvelase, Tinah Mnumzana, Aubrey Poolo, Mapaseka Mathebe, Thato Kgaladi, Kgomotso Ditshweni, Rami Chuene, Jerry Marobyane, Tshepo Emmanuel Nonyane, Johanna Refilwe Sihlangu, Vusi Muzi Given Nyathi, Patrick Shai
In the dusty small town of Elandsdoorn, a South African township not far from Johannesburg, life is simple and serene. A prevailing sense of deep pride tightly bonds together the entire community - but beware to those who step out of line ... 12-year-old Chanda is a hardworking promising young student with a bright future, but her life changes dramatically when her baby sister unexpectedly dies. Heartbroken, Chanda's mother, Lillian, in turn becomes severely ill. Her stepfather drowns himself in alcohol, leaving the young girl to take care of her two smaller siblings. Meanwhile, the formerly friendly neighbors become increasingly distant and gossip spreads. "Auntie" Tafa does what she can to help by getting Lillian to leave town, but not even "Auntie" is immune to the cloud of fear filtering across Elandsdoorn. Suspecting that the community's irrational ostracism has to do with her mother's illness and the death of her baby sister, Chanda demands answers but is met with stubborn ...
Directors:S'Dumo Mtshali, Presley Chweneyagae, Israel Makoe, Owen Sejake, Warren Masemola, Hlubi Mboya, Percy Matsemela, Carlo Radebe, Brendon Daniels, Brandon Auret, Ronnie Nyakale, Daniel Hadebe, Pallance Dladla, Tumie Ngumla, Petronella Tshuma
Genres:Adult, Family, Comedy
When Chili Ngcobo, an honest but ambitious undercover cop, is cheated out of a major reward by his corrupt superiors, he infiltrates a cash-in-transit heist gang, and instead of busting them, he decides to participate in a one off score. He must face off against his partner who refuses to let him do it and one of the gang members who recognizes him as a cop.
Directors:Lee Pace, Bérénice Marlohe, Amy Louise Wilson, Kenneth Fok, Tom Fairfoot, Alan Santini, Edwin Jay, Noko 'Flow' Mabitsela, Barileng Malebye, Ingmar Büchner, Carl Roddam, Steven Ward
The story of humankind's last stand against a cataclysmic alien invasion. Set in the war-ravaged African countryside, a U.S. soldier and a French foreign aid worker team up to survive the alien onslaught. Their bond will be tested as they search for refuge across a crumbling world.
Directors:Marius Weyers, Sandra Prinsloo, N!xau, Louw Verwey, Michael Thys, Nic de Jager, Fanyana H. Sidumo, Joe Seakatsie, Brian O'Shaughnessy, Ken Gampu, Paddy O'Byrne
A Sho in the Kalahari desert encounters technology for the first time--in the shape of a Coke bottle. He takes it back to his people, and they use it for many tasks. The people start to fight over it, so he decides to return it to the God--where he thinks it came from. Meanwhile, we are introduced to a school teacher assigned to a small village, a despotic revolutionary, and a clumsy biologist.
Directors:N!xau, Lena Farugia, Hans Strydom, Eiros, Nadies, Erick Bowen, Treasure Tshabalala, Pierre van Pletzen, Lourens Swanepoel, Richard Loring, Lesley Fox, Simon Sabela, Ken Marshall, Peter Tunstall, Andrew Dibb
Xixo is back again. This time, his children accidentally stow away on a fast-moving poachers' truck, unable to get off, and Xixo sets out to rescue them. Along the way, he encounters a couple of soldiers trying to capture each other and a pilot and passenger of a small plane, who are each having a few problems of their own.
Directors:Robert Carlyle, Jessalyn Gilsig, Tom Courtenay, Joanne Whalley, David Suchet, Nigel Planer, Ralph Brown, Gottfried John, Tom Hardy, Pip Torrens, Susan Wooldridge, David Hayman, Martin Ball, Poppy Miller, Peter Wight
Genres:Adult, Comedy, Documentary
Timely yet terrifying, The Flood predicts the unthinkable. When a raging storm coincides with high seas it unleashes a colossal tidal surge, which travels mercilessly down England's East Coast and into the Thames Estuary. Overwhelming the Barrier, torrents of water pour into the city. The lives of millions of Londoners are at stake. Top marine engineers and barrier experts Rob, his ex-wife Sam and his father Leonard Morrison, have only a few hours to save the city from total devastation. A real probability in a real location. It is not a question of if, but when London floods.
Directors:Sean Bean, Corey Sevier, Sam Claflin, Annabelle Wallis, Eleanor Tomlinson, Hannah Tointon, Jonathan Pienaar, Danny Keogh, Jessica Haines, Tertius Meintjes, Garth Breytenbach, Bjorn Steinbach, Andre Jacobs, Stephen Jubber, Pope Jerrod
A group of post-apocalyptic survivors struggle to survive in a world where jungles, forests, primeval wetlands and deserts have obliterated civilization. They staunchly face genetically mutated beasts and mysterious diseases in an attempt to re-establish the human race as masters of Earth.
Directors:Michelle Rodriguez, Oliver Hudson, Taryn Manning, Eric Lively, Hill Harper, Nick Boraine, Lisa-Marie Schneider
Genres:Drama, Biography, Documentary
When the bad boy John inherits an isolated house in an island, he invites his brother and student of veterinary Matt and his girlfriend Nikki together with their common friends Sara and Noah to fly with him in his hydroplane and spend a couple of days having good time in the place. Later Sara is attacked by a dog and they recall that in the other side of the island there was a facility for training dogs that had been shutdown to avoid a rabies outbreak. While walking through the woods, they find a man called Luke, who sailed with his girlfriend Jenny to the island, covered of blood and Luke is killed by a pack of hounds. The group runs to the house and the animals put the place under siege, and they try to find a means of escape. When the survivors reach the compound, they disclose that the dogs have been genetically redesigned to become a breed of killers.
Directors:Sasha Jackson, Elizabeth Mathis, Ben Milliken, Sharni Vinson, Chris Fisher, Gideon Emery, Rosy Hodge, Rodger Halston, Andrew Lange, Shannon Spooner, Katharina Damm, Grant Baker, Lloyd Edy, Dylan Edy, Roxy Louw
Genres:Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi
Dana is 18, gorgeous and a killer surfer with a shelf full of trophies to prove it. When her father pressures her to buckle down and go to college, Dana flees her Beverly Hills home for the beaches of South Africa, the site of some of the world's most awesome surf and her late mother's home country. With her mom's journal in hand and a mismatched gang of surf fanatics watching her back, Dana embarks on an odyssey along the breathtaking southern coast of Africa to fulfill her mother's dream-one long, flawless journey down the barrel of the killer waves of J-Bay.
Directors:Corey Feldman, Tanit Phoenix Copley, Casey B. Dolan, Jamison Newlander, Seb Castang, Felix Mosse, Steven van Niekerk, Joe Vaz, Hennie Bosman, Tanya van Graan, Ingrida Kraus, Matthew Dylan Roberts, Porteus Xandau, Chanel Hurlin, Matthew Kalil
Genres:Adult, Adventure, Drama, Biography, Documentary
In San Cazador, California, the clumsy vampire hunter Edgar Frog is evicted from his trailer. But the best-seller writer Gwen Lieber offers him a job to destroy the head vampire DJ X that promotes worldwide raves to increase his army of undead. Gwen tells that her brother Peter disappeared in Ibiza two years ago in an X-Party promoted by the alpha-vampire. Now DJ X is coming to San Cazador to promote a sacrifice during a party in the blood moon on the next Friday, and Edgar discovers that the rave will take place in a slaughterhouse on an island. Gwen hires also the Hollywood participant of reality show Lars von Goetz that comes with the cameraman Claus. Edgar invites his brother Alan to join the team but he declines, and he teams up with his friend Zoe. When the group finds DJ X, Edgar discloses a secret about the head-vampire.
Directors:Balinese Tari Legong Dancers, Ni Made Megahadi Pratiwi, Puti Sri Candra Dewi, Putu Dinda Pratika, Marcos Luna, Hiroshi Ishiguro, Olivier De Sagazan, Ladyboys of Cascade Bar, Kikumaru, Crisanto Neire, Robert Henline, Tai Lihua, Collin Alfredo St. Dic
Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders.
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