Tag Archives: South Africa

JustFilms at AtriumFlix Presents ‘Dear Mandela’ FREE

JustFilms at AtriumFlix Presents ‘Dear Mandela’ FREE

When their shantytowns are threatened with mass eviction, three “young lions” of South Africa’s new generation rise from the shacks and take their government to the highest court in the land, putting the promises of democracy to the test. Filmmakers Dara Kell and Christopher Nizza’s Dear Mandela offers a fascinating portrait of South Africa coming of age

First Run Features Breakout Documentary & Gotham Audience Award Nominee ‘MAIDENTRIP’ Opens in NYC on January 17, 2014

Directed, produced and shot by a team of young female filmmakers, the new highly acclaimed documentary film MAIDENTRIP celebrates the accomplishments of the intrepid young woman Laura Dekker and brings her complex and inspiring real-life story to the big screen. In 1995 Laura Dekker was born on a boat in the port of Whangarei, New Zealand during her parents’

NYC PictureStart Film Festival Visits South Africa

Founded in 2002, NYC PictureStart Film Festival showcases short films from all over the world from emerging filmmakers as well as those already established in the industry. Films of all genres are accepted and those chosen for screening competition display a high-level of artistic excellence. Every June, the NYCPSFF is held for filmmakers to screen