Date/Time: Fri. Mar. 27, 2020 7:00 PMRebecca Naidoo2020-02-03T15:30:49-08:00
Sandra Laing is a black child born in the 1950s to white Afrikaners. Skin follows Sandra’s thirty-year journey from rejection to acceptance, betrayal to reconciliation, as she struggles to define her place in a changing world.
Date/Time: Sat. Mar. 28, 2020 11:30 AMRebecca Naidoo2020-02-03T14:48:38-08:00
This is the first film to tell the story of Africa’s poaching war from both sides of the fence. This short film paints a balanced portrait of a modern battle that is tearing communities apart and driving the rhino to the edge of extinction.
Date/Time: Sat. Mar. 28, 2020 11:30 AMRebecca Naidoo2020-02-06T18:53:04-08:00
Have you ever had rooibos tea? Ever wonder where it comes from? Rooibos Restitution is an intimate, optimistic, and carefully crafted – a vital story that echoes the experience of indigenous people around the world.
Date/Time: Sat. Mar. 28, 2020 1:30 PMRebecca Naidoo2020-02-03T15:35:24-08:00
Pili is a unique collaboration between the filmmakers and local women. 70% of the cast are HIV-positive, and all locations, are real. By the end of the film, Pili finds redemption and inspires us with her heroism and resilience.
Date/Time: Sat. Mar. 28, 2020 4:00 PMRebecca Naidoo2020-02-10T15:25:52-08:00
Life is Wonderful features the three surviving Rivonia defendants at the time of filming: Dennis Goldberg, Andrew Mlangeni and Ahmed Kathrada. It focuses too on the surviving members of the legendary defence team.
Date/Time: Sat. Mar. 28, 2020 7:00 PMRebecca Naidoo2020-02-03T15:37:31-08:00
Three hopeless hoodlums arrive at a gallery to steal a valuable painting. It only takes 8 minutes for this tragi-comic story to unfold. Small-time crime in the “New South Africa” means role reversals and some real-life lessons.
Date/Time: Sat. Mar. 28, 2020 07:00 PMRebecca Naidoo2020-02-03T16:03:10-08:00
Back Of The Moon it’s a tale of gangsters fighting for every advantage – for every drop of power and dignity in the midst of squalor – while not quite hidden in the background the vicious policies of the apartheid state draw ever closer.
Date/Time: Sun. Mar. 29, 2020 11:00 AMRebecca Naidoo2020-02-03T14:53:50-08:00
The story of Albie Sachs is at one and the same time horrific and inspiring. The film explores his history and digs deeply into Sachs’ concept of “soft vengeance”. Soft Vengeance is an extraordinary film about an extraordinary man.
Date/Time: Sun. Mar. 29, 2020 01:30 PMRebecca Naidoo2020-02-03T16:04:04-08:00
Ten-year-old Thembi and her eight-year-old brother, Khwezi, are left alone after their mother dies. The very essence of Thembi and Kwezi’s relationship is threatened as the city closes in to overwhelm and defeat them.
Date/Time: Sun. Mar. 29, 2020 4:00 PMRebecca Naidoo2020-02-10T15:23:07-08:00
Good Hope tells an alternative story, about the astonishing efforts of a new generation set to tackle the country’s challenges. It’s a documentary that oozes energy, optimism and vitality – a rousing reply to cynicism and despair.