Five years after their mother has passed away, the De Beer children – 12-year-old Racheltjie and 5-year-old Jamie – find themselves on the road to the gold fields of the Witwatersrand with their father Herman, who is hoping to start a new life there.
When their ox wagon is damaged, they take shelter on a farm in the mountainous region of the Eastern Free State, with the Lundt family – George, Jacoba and their daughter Sara. A cold front is on the way and George cautions Herman to remain at the farm until the snow has cleared before resuming their journey.
Cut-Out Girls is the story of how six young women’s lives are altered by the actions of two aspiring sportsmen. Kevin and Mike are young men trying to get ahead in the competitive world of tennis. When one of them discovers a dangerous key that can unlock their potential, things get out of hand. Their worlds become intertwined and spiral out of control. A small series of seemingly insignificant moments weave together with devastating consequences. In every moment lies a choice. The frightening truth is that we all can turn from ‘us’ to ‘them’. The trick, the prayer, the hope is that we won’t.
Cut-Out Girls is inspired by the #MeToo movement and is a film about date rape aimed at creating social change.
“Good Kenyan girls become good Kenyan wives,” but Kena and Ziki long for something more. Despite the political rivalry between their families, the girls resist and remain close friends, supporting each other to pursue their dreams in a conservative society. When love blossoms between them, the two girls will be forced to choose between happiness and safety.
Losing Lerato is a beautifully told South African action/thriller about a successful young black man who takes matters into his own hands by kidnapping his daughter after life, the law and the woman he once loved separate them.
His actions put him on a collision course with the law and he finds himself in a high-stakes hostage situation.
Jacob Mofokeng (Kenneth Nkosi) is a middle-aged businessman who has become accustomed to his routine, a life which includes his wife, Michelle (Sonia Mbele), his daughter, Natasha (Six Nyamane), his work and his fun. As a powerful CEO, with a big house, a successful spouse, a family and expensive recreational habits, Jacob feels like life will always be this easy.
“I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is an ideal which I hope to live for and
to achieve. But if it need be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die.” - Nelson Mandela’s impassioned speech to the prosecutor of “The Rivonia Trial.”
It’s 1963 and apartheid is rampant in South Africa. When ten men are arrested on a farm in Rivonia for conspiring to commit sabotage and violent acts against the repressive South
African government, tenacious lawyer Bram Fisher steps up to the challenge as lead counsel.