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Film Archives - Discop Africa

Star Wars Makes South African Box Office History

December 17, 2015 |

The Walt Disney Company Africa announced today that Star Wars: The Force Awakens premier has broken the record for the biggest opening Wednesday in South African Box Office history. The record was held by Marvel’s 2013 release of Iron Man 3. The film grossed R4 … Read More


August 6, 2015 |

Wildlands and Regulus Vision producers of the film “Blood Lions“, announced it has secured a local and global distribution deal from PBS International Indigenous Film Distribution will handle distribution in South Africa.

Blood Lions follows acclaimed environmental journalist and safari operator Ian Michler, … Read More

Zuku Announces Nominees for the Zuku Bongo Movie Awards

June 25, 2015 |

Zuku announced the nominees for the Zuku Bongo Movie Awards this month at the Mini ZIFF event in Dar es Salaam and Bagamoyo. The nominees represent the region’s best in Directing, Cinematography, Editing, Producing and Acting and celebrates the growing importance … Read More

When I Was Water: 20 years in the Making Doc’ at London Festival

June 18, 2015 |

The documentary “When I Was Water,” produced, directed and shot by regular DISCOP Africa participant David Forbes will be featured at London’s Black Filmmaker International Film Festival (bfmiff 2015) in Tottenham at the Bernie Grant Arts Centre between … Read More

Manchester Goes to Zanzibar International Film Festival

August 5, 2014 |

We (DISCOP Africa) are having fun trying to reach as much of Africa as possible to increase awareness of DISCOP Africa and in June we visited the 17th annual Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) as part of our DISCOP Travels … Read More

PanaTV Locks Deal to Stream ‘Half a Yellow Sun’ in the US and the UK

July 2, 2014 |

PanaTV the African online TV service has signed an exclusive deal with Soda Pictures for VOD subscription rights to one of Africa’s most acclaimed films ‘Half a Yellow Sun’ for UK streaming. PanaTV will be the first and exclusive online provider … Read More

DISCOP at The Nollywood Week Film Festival

June 13, 2014 |

We (DISCOP) take pride in the regions where we operate (Africa and Turkey) and we are genuinely interested and are fans of the creative work that comes from these regions and admire the people who create in theses … Read More