Recently, the first quarter of releases tend to have the year’s highest grossing local film of the year. In 2017, Keeping Up with the Kandasamys racked up R12 million of it’s R16 million by the end of March and 2016 … Continue reading 2018 First Quarter Stats about Local Films at the Box Office.
2017 was a somewhat regressive year for South African film at the Box Office. According to Box Office Mojo’s Year End List, only one film ranked within 2017’s top 50 highest grossing films in South Africa. Keeping Up With The Kandasamys, with the distinction of being the first wide-released Indian South African movie, ranked as the 25th highest grossing film of the year. That’s a drop from 2016 where 3 films ranked within the same region; record-breaking films Vir Altyd and Happiness is a Four Letter Word ranked 21st and 25th respectively, whilst Vir Die Voëls (a film with a 2015 cinematic release) finished … Continue reading Supporting South African Film: The Next Quarter of Releases