Rescue Under Fire

Rescue Under Fire Feat

RESCUE UNDER FIRE is a tense, energetic tale of courage and fortitude, writes Ben Johnston.

120 BPM

120 BPM Feat

120 BPM might be the first film to successfully capture the larger experience of HIV and AIDS sufferers while not losing sight of their struggle on a personal level, writes Mark Liversidge.


Habit Feat

HABIT is an excellent show of film-making, displaying a plethora of directorial skill, writes Jack McCurdy.

Tonight She Comes

Tonight She Comes Feat

TONIGHT SHE COMES is a smorgasbord of over-the-top gore, sex, evil hillbillies, satanic blood sacrifices and the supernatural, writes April McIntyre.

The Cinema Travellers

The cinema Travellers Feat

THE CINEMA TRAVELLERS is bumbling and sweet, while also being a fierce tour de force of filmmaking skill, writes Emma Wilkinson.

Battle of the Sexes

Battle Of The Sexes Feat

The story is a gift and directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris pick it up and run all the way with it, writes Andrew Nickolds.


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Coulibaly has brilliantly woven together a fast-paced, tense thriller with a heart…

A Taste Of Ink

A Taste of Ink Feat

A TASTE OF INK is a tense, emotionally honest family drama, writes Ben Johnston.

Frightfest 2017 #1


#takeonerecommends five fine Frightfest films from 2017.

El Hombre Que Cuida (The Caretaker)


A dark story in a beautiful setting, Mike Boyd finds EL HOMBRE QUE CUIDA unsettling but highly engaging, at the Durban International Film Festival.

Kati Kati


An extraordinary work of film art, using classic techniques to tell a beautiful and thought-provoking story, says Mike Boyd at the Durban International Film Festival.



An inspirational tale of a group of children brought together by a fictional character, showing the power of storytelling, says Mike Boyd at the Durban International Film Festival.

Inxeba (The Wound)


A brave and fascinating film that tackles a culturally sensitive subject, concludes Mike Boyd at the Durban International Film Festival.

Papeli (Butterfly)

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This beautiful, slow-moving meditation on rural family life in Iran is stunningly photographed, says Mike Boyd at the Durban International Film Festival.

The African Who Wanted to Fly


An extraordinary tale of a Gabonese martial arts champion, told with warmth and humour, says Mike Boyd from the Durban International Film Festival.