Friday, 29 August 2014
A Game For Life
Nolusindiso "Titie" Plaatjie, knows that soccer can help kids "stay away from things that could destroy their lives" because that's just what it did for her. In "A Game for Life", we are taken to the soccer fields in the poor neighborhood of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, where provincial soccer star, "Titie," works with an innovative soccer program to educate local youth about HIV/AIDS prevention.
Saturday, 30 August 2014
Stay With Me
Written and directed by Teddy Mattera, and inspired by Sandile Dikeni's poem "Telegraph to the Sky", Stay With Me goes about a South African soldier who returns to his village but is tormented by his war memories. Starring Makhaola Ndebele and Moshidi Motshegwa, as the lead roles. A truly stunning visual journey with only five short lines of dialogue.
Sunday 31 August 2014
It Seemed Like a good Idea at the Time
A canadian comedy film directed by John Trent, goes about a character named "Sweenie" (Anthony Newly) who is on the path of a career decline. "Sweenie" spends much of his time drinking and borrowing money from friends. His trail of events ends with a fake kidnapping scam which attracts two police officers played by John Candy and Lawrence Dane.