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The Bang Bang Club (2010)
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A drama based on the true-life experiences of four combat photographers capturing the final days of apartheid in South Africa. (106 mins.)
Director: Steven Silver
 
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Black Butterflies (2011)
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In apartheid-torn South Africa, poet Ingrid Jonker struggles tragically in search of love and a sense of home. (100 mins.)
 
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The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980)
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A comic allegory about a traveling Bushman who encounters modern civilization and its stranger aspects, including a clumsy scientist and a band of revolutionaries. (109 mins.)
Director: Jamie Uys
 
4.
Dark Tide (2012)
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A professional diver tutor returns to deep waters after 1 year, following an almost fatal encounter with a great white shark. The nightmare from the deep is still lurking - more carnivorous and hungry than ever. (114 mins.)
Director: John Stockwell
 
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Gangster's Paradise: Jerusalema (2008)
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A young hoodlum's rise from a small-time criminal to a powerful crime entrepreneur during the turbulent years before and after the fall of apartheid. (119 mins.)
Director: Ralph Ziman
 
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Catch a Fire (2006)
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A drama about terrorism in Apartheid-era South Africa, revolving around a policeman and a young man who carries out solo attacks against the regime. (101 mins.)
Director: Phillip Noyce
 
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Tsotsi (2005)
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Six days in the violent life of a young Johannesburg gang leader. (94 mins.)
Director: Gavin Hood
 
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The World Unseen (2007)
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A drama centered on two women who engage in a dangerous relationship during South Africa's apartheid era. (93 mins.)
Director: Shamim Sarif
 
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In My Country (2004)
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Langston Whitfield is a Washington Post journalist. His editor provocatively sends him to South Africa... (105 mins.)
Director: John Boorman
 
10.
Stander (2003)
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The life and career of Andre Stander, a South African police officer turned bank robber. (111 mins.)
Director: Bronwen Hughes
 
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Beauty (2011)
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Portrait of a closeted gay husband/father living a life of quiet middle-aged desperation who becomes fixated on a friend's handsome collegiate son, leading to an incident. (99 mins.)
Director: Oliver Hermanus
 
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Zulu Dawn (1979)
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A dramatization of the Battle of Isandlwana, where the British Army met its match against the Zulu nation. (117 mins.)
Director: Douglas Hickox
 
13.
Shaka Zulu (1986 Mini-Series)
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A historical account on the life of the Zulu king Shaka. (300 mins.)
 
14.
Man to Man (2005)
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An epic about anthropologists who hunt and capture pygmies for study back in Europe, in an attempt to illustrate the link between man and ape. (122 mins.)
Director: Régis Wargnier
 
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Blood of Beasts (2005)
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Freya is the clan princess, pursued by Sven who wants only to become king after King Thorsson dies. Freya prefers Agnar... (90 mins.)
Director: David Lister
 
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Yesterday (2004)
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After falling ill, Yesterday learns that she is HIV positive. With her husband in denial and young daughter to tend to, Yesterday's one goal is to live long enough to see her child go to school. (90 mins.)
 
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The Company You Keep (2003)
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Harry, a world-weary career criminal masquerading as a priest, takes to the road with escaped convict Nate and his jailbait girlfriend Angel...
 
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Roepman (2011)
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Tells the story of a 1966 railway community, told through the eyes of an eleven year old boy, called Timus. (115 mins.)
Director: Paul Eilers
 
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How to Steal 2 Million (2011)
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It's a jungle out there. That's how we meet our lead character Jack. It's been five years since he's seen his partner and best friend Twala... (82 mins.)
Director: Charlie Vundla
 
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Lullaby (2008)
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An American mother receives word that her drug addled son has been kidnapped by a drug lord operating in South Africa. (96 mins.)
 
21.
Trevor Noah: The Daywalker (2009 Documentary)
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(77 mins.)
 
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Slipstream (2005)
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A scientist plots a bank robbery based around his newest invention -- a time travel gadget that will send its user 10 minutes into the past... (89 mins.)
 
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Drum (2004)
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A hot-shot journalist is swept up in a movement to challenge Apartheid in 1950s South Africa. (94 mins.)
Director: Zola Maseko
 
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Forgiveness (2004)
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A disgraced ex-cops arrival in a small town triggers a cathartic journey of Forgiveness and revenge for himself and the family of the activist he killed. (112 mins.)
Director: Ian Gabriel
 
25.
Night Drive (2010)
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A group of tourists face the fight of their lives in a South African game reserve. (103 mins.)
Director: Justin Head
 
26.
Life, Above All (2010)
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A touching mother-daughter relationship that reflects the modern South Africa. (100 mins.)
Director: Oliver Schmitz
 
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Bad Blood (2011)
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(86 mins.)
Director: Michael Yebba
 
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A Screaming Man (2010)
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Present-day Chad. Adam, fifty-five, a former swimming champion, is pool attendant at a smart N'Djamena hotel... (92 mins.)
 
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Skeem (2011)
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Forced to spend the night at a creepy old holiday resort, two wannabe gangsters run into trouble when, unpacking the car, their box of cash splits open, spilling a million bucks in eye-catching bundles all over the driveway. (112 mins.)
Director: Tim Greene
 
30.
Partition (2007)
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During the turmoil and violence of Partition, a Sikh ex-soldier, haunted by war, offers shelter to a young Muslim woman who has been separated from her family. (116 mins.)
Director: Vic Sarin
 
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Viva Riva! (2010)
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Riva is an operator, a man with charm and ambition in equal measure. Kinshasa is an inviting place. With petrol in short supply in DRC's capital... (98 mins.)
 
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A Million Colours (2011)
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A story of love and friendship set against the violence of Apartheid in South Africa. It is a story of the ups and downs of the lives of the three main characters, and how their lives intersect over the years. (115 mins.)
Director: Peter Bishai
 
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La pirogue (2012)
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A group of African men leave Senegal in a pirogue captained by a local fisherman to undertake the treacherous crossing of the Atlantic to Spain where they believe better lives and prospects are waiting for them. (87 mins.)
Director: Moussa Touré
 
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Horses of God (2012)
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A fictional account of the lives of the men responsible for the suicide bombings in Casablanca in 2003. (115 mins.)
Director: Nabil Ayouch
 
35.
Spud (2010)
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It's South Africa 1990. Two major events are about to happen: The release of Nelson Mandela and, more importantly, it's Spud Milton's first year at an elite boys only private boarding school. (103 mins.)
Director: Donovan Marsh
 
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The First Grader (2010)
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The story of an 84 year-old Kenyan villager and ex Mau Mau terrorist who fights for his right to go to school for the first time to get the education he could never afford. (103 mins.)
Director: Justin Chadwick
 
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Zambezia (2012)
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Set in a bustling bird city on the edge of the majestic Victoria Falls, "Zambezia" is the story of Kai - a naïve... (83 mins.)
Director: Wayne Thornley
 
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Mother of George (2013)
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Adenike and Ayodele, a Nigerian couple living in Brooklyn, are having trouble conceiving a child - a problem that defies cultural expectations and leads Adenike to make a shocking decision that could either save or destroy her family. (107 mins.)
Director: Andrew Dosunmu
 
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Khumba (2013)
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Rejected by his superstitious herd, a half-striped zebra embarks on a daring quest to earn his stripes but finds the courage and self-acceptance to save all the animals of the Great Karoo. (85 mins.)