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Encyclopedia > Cinema of South Africa
African cinema
South Africa

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Cinema of South Africa refers to the films and film industry of the nation of South Africa. art forms of southern africa, is beautifully painted vases and wood made into animals Categories: Africa-related stubs ... South African English is a dialect of English spoken in South Africa and in neighbouring countries with a large number of Anglo-Africans living in them, such as Botswana, Namibia, and Zimbabwe. ... Cookery practised by indigenous people of South Africa such as the Khoisan and Xhosa- and Sotho-speaking people Settler cookery introduced during the colonial period by people of Afrikaner and British descent and their slaves and servants - this includes the cuisine of the Cape Malay people, which has many characteristics... South Africa has a diverse literary history. ... This is a list of writers from South Africa. ... // Lionel Abrahams Tatamkulu Afrika Ingrid Andersen Shabbir Banoobhai Robert Berold Sinclair Beiles Vonani Bila Roy Blumenthal Breyten Breytenbach Dennis Brutus Frederick Guy Butler Roy Campbell Jack Cope Jeremy Cronin Patrick Cullinan Gary Cummiskey Sheila Cussons Achmat Dangor Ingrid de Kok Sandile Dikeni Modikwe Dikobe Isobel Dixon Susann Deysel CJ Driver... The South African music scene includes both popular (jive) and folk forms. ... Holidays in South Africa: The Public Holidays Act (Act No 36 of 1994) determines that whenever any public holiday falls on a Sunday, the Monday following it will be a public holiday. ... The following is a partial list of South African television series. ... The film industry consists of the technological and commercial institutions of filmmaking: i. ...

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List of South African films

List of South African films

This is a chronology of films produced in South Africa in the Afrikaans language and in English:. For an A-Z see Category:South African films. ... Bunny Chow is a South African comedy film by John Barker, partnered by MTV. It premiered on 7 September 2006 at the Toronto International Film Festival [1] It follows the journey of three stand-up comedians and a guy called Jason Cope as they travel to the annual Oppikoppi music... Son of Man is a movie directed by South African director Mark Dornford-May[1]. It was the first South African movie to make its debut at Sundance Film Festival. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... U-Carmen e-Khayelitsha is a 2005 film directed by Mark Dornford-May. ... This article is about the film Tsotsi. ... Drum is a 2004 film about a South African journalist working for Drum magazine. ... Forgiveness (2004) is a South African movie dealing with the effects of the Apartheid system and the difficulty of reconciliation. ... The Story of an African Farm (published 1883 under the pseudonym Ralph Iron) was South African author Olive Schreiners first novel. ... Yesterday is a 2004 South African movie written and directed by Darryll Roodt. ... Stander is a 2003 biographical film about Captain André Stander, a South African police officer who turned into a bank robber, starring Tom Jane. ... The Cape of Good Hope is a 2004 South African comedy drama film written and produced by Suzanne Kay Bamford and her husband Mark Bamford under the direction of Mark Bamford. ... The Wooden Camera is a 2003 South African film directed by Ntshavheni wa Luruli. ... Promised Land is a 2002 film based on the 1978 English translation of the award-winning Afrikaans novel, Na die Geliefde Land (1972) by the South African author, Karel Schoeman. ... For the DC Comics character, see Mister Bones. ... Cry, the Beloved Country is a 1995 drama / thriller film directed by Darrell Roodt. ... Master Harold. ... Sarafina! is a South African musical by Mbongeni Ngema depicting apartheid; it was later adapted into a movie starring Leleti Khumalo and Whoopi Goldberg. ... A Dry White Season is a 1989 film starring Marlon Brando, Donald Sutherland, and Susan Sarandon. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Fielas Child. ... The Gods Must Be Crazy II is a sequel to Jamie Uys 1980 comedy film, The Gods Must Be Crazy. ... The Gods Must Be Crazy is a film released in 1980, written and directed by Jamie Uys. ... This article or section contains information that has not been verified and thus might not be reliable. ... Katrina or Katrine may refer to: Hurricane Katrina, the 2005 hurricane that destroyed New Orleans and the Mississippi Gulf Coast In fiction: Katrina, a character in the Inheritance Trilogy by Christopher Paolini Katrina Finlay, character in Monarch of the Glen Katrina Silber, minor recurring character in Buffy the Vampire Slayer... Sarie Marais (also known as My Sarie Marais) is a traditional Afrikaans folk song, created during either the First Anglo-Boer War (ca. ...

The 3 major South African film distributors

Listed alongside each distributor are their American counterparts

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Warner Bros. ... New Line Cinema, founded in 1967, is one of the major American film studios. ... Twentieth (20th) Century Fox Film Corporation (known from 1935 to 1985 as Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation) is one of the six major American film studios. ... Walt Disney Pictures logo (2006-present) Walt Disney Pictures refers to several different entities associated with The Walt Disney Company: // Walt Disney Pictures, the film banner, was established as a designation in 1983, prior to which Disney films since the death of Walt Disney were released under the name of... PolyGram Filmed Entertainment (PFE) was a London-based film studio, founded in 1991 as a European competitor to Hollywood, but eventually sold and merged with Universal Pictures in 1999. ... Focus Features is the art house films division of Universal Pictures, and acts as both a producer and distributor for its own films and a distrubutor for foreign films. ... Walt Disney Pictures logo (2006-present) Walt Disney Pictures refers to several different entities associated with The Walt Disney Company: // Walt Disney Pictures, the film banner, was established as a designation in 1983, prior to which Disney films since the death of Walt Disney were released under the name of... Miramax Films is a film production and distribution brand that was a Big Ten film motion picture distribution and production company headquartered in New York City before being bought out by The Walt Disney Company. ... Universal Pictures is the main motion picture production/distribution arm of Universal Studios, a subsidiary of NBC Universal. ... United International Pictures (UIP) is a joint venture of Paramount Pictures (owned by Viacom) and Universal Studios (owned by NBC Universal), to distribute some of the two studios films outside United States (including territories) and Canada. ... Paramount Pictures Corporation is an American motion picture production and distribution company, based in Hollywood, California. ... Universal Pictures is the main motion picture production/distribution arm of Universal Studios, a subsidiary of NBC Universal. ... The DreamWorks Boy on the Moon Logo DreamWorks SKG (Spielberg, Katzenberg, Geffen) is a Big Ten studio in the United States of America which develops, produces, and distributes films, music, and television programming. ...

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