Upcoming movies to watch


The South African film industry is doing a great job in telling our stories in an authentic way. So, let us support with local actors by heading out to the cinema. By Fundiswa Nkwanyana

In the film, Pearl Thusi and Kagiso Lediga play a married middle-class couple whose marriage is put to the test by an unexpected guest who moves into their Johannesburg home. A fun, witty and edgy film with hilarious scenes, it makes you question whether it’s okay to laugh or not. Catch it in cinemas from 9 March 2018.
Written and directed by Kagiso Lediga Starring: Pearl Thusi, Akin Omotoso, Loyiso Gola and Ntosh Madlingozi

Nondumiso Tembe portrays a modern, young South African woman living in New York. She battles to make up her mind when she has to choose between a good-looking American and a traditional Zulu king. This movie is a romantic comedy that pays homage to Africa’s rich cultural wedding heritage. In cinemas from 20 April 2018.
Produced and directed by Lineo Sekeleoane Starring: Pallance Dladla, Buyi Mazibuko, Lorcia Cooper, S’thandiwe Kgoroge

5 must-see movies

This is based on the life of a black struggle activist. On a mission to work with convicted prisoners to create a musical inside jails, the prisoner’s trials and tribulations are highlighted through song and dance. This captures the resilience and strength of South Africans. Catch it in cinemas from 2 March 2018.
Directed and written by Mbongeni Ngema Cast: Solomzi Bisholo, Thami Cele