The South African film industry is going through a renaissance, with the excellent drama, Inxeba: The Wound that was re-released last month, and many other great films in the pipeline in April.
So what can you watch this month, in cinemas? There are three South African films being released in April, that you can sink your teeth in:
Five Fingers for Marseilles (released 6 April)
The Western-inspired story of an outlaw, Tau who returns home to the rural town of Marseilles after being on the run for 20 years. When he returns he finds his town under a new threat, and he needs to fight to free it. Directed by Michael Matthews, and starring Vuyo Dabula, Hamilton Dhlamini, Zethu Dlomo and Kenneth Nkosi.
2. Zulu Wedding (released 20 April)
This romantic comedy tells the story of Lou, a choreographer who is avoiding falling in love, and who doesn’t want to go home because she is traditionally engaged to a king, but then she meets her soulmate and she is forced to confront to her past. Directed by Lineo Sekeleoane and starring Nondumiso Tembe, Darrin Dewitt Henson and Pallance Dladla.
3. Wonderlus (released 27 April)
A wedding that ends in shambles and the next day a group of friends have to piece together everything that had happened. Directed by Johan Cronje and starring Edwin van der Walt, Mila Guy and Beer Adriaanse.