The Broke Ass Showcase: One Year In

There’s nothing quite like experiencing something live, there’s a certain element of connectedness, anxiety, excitement and danger that comes out of a shared live experience. One of my favourite Oscar Wilde quotes states that the stage is not merely the … Continue reading The Broke Ass Showcase: One Year In

Supporting South African Film – August to October 2019 Box Office Releases

2019 has been an interesting year for South African film. We’ve had multiple landmark local successes at the box-office with Kandasamys: Wedding and Matwetwe, however the release of South African films have been quite sporadic. Winter particularly saw a drought … Continue reading Supporting South African Film – August to October 2019 Box Office Releases

Unwrapping Beyoncé’s Gift: A Dive Into The African Contributors.

What a time it is to be a living, dreaming African creative. Academy Award Winner Lupita Nyong’o once said, ‘Until I saw people like me, doing the things I wanted to do, I wasn’t sure it was a possibility’. The last … Continue reading Unwrapping Beyoncé’s Gift: A Dive Into The African Contributors.

Chin Up! – A Watershed Moment for Local Web-series.

Locally based digital content has continuously made strides in its legitimacy and crossover potential over the last year, from coverage in festivals like Africa Rising International Film Festival and Broke Ass Showcase to the arrival of VOD platforms like Netflix, … Continue reading Chin Up! – A Watershed Moment for Local Web-series.

Kandasamys: Wedding becomes the first local film in 4 years to top the South African Box Office, breaking records in the process.

2019 is fast becoming one of the most compelling years for local films at the box office since 2016. The year begun with the runaway success that was Matwetwe. Armed with a fresh cast, fresh setting and a contemporary storyline, … Continue reading Kandasamys: Wedding becomes the first local film in 4 years to top the South African Box Office, breaking records in the process.

The Broke Ass Showcase Launch: A Celebration of Youth Creativity.

It’s been over 9 months since I started this blog and what a journey it has been. The Next Generation of Greats was a personal passion project I started to really push myself in finding and putting a spotlight on … Continue reading The Broke Ass Showcase Launch: A Celebration of Youth Creativity.