The small Version: For singles ready for one thing real, Vegas Valley Introductions conserves amount of time in the dating globe with boutique-style matchmaking and matchmaking coaching services. Patti Novak, this company’s Founder, and her girl, Jessica, work directly with clients to take the tension of finding that special someone. These specialist matchmakers draw from decades of expertise […]

First Trailer for Travis Taute’s (Netflix’s BLOOD & WATER) feature debut INDEMNITY. South African action thriller to World Premiere as part of the Fantasia International Film Festival on August 11, 2021. Starring SAFTA-award winner Jarrid Geduld (ELLEN: DIE STORIE VAN ELLEN PAKKIES), Nicole Fortuin (FLATLAND), Andre Jacobs (BLACK VENUS), Gail Mabalane (BLOOD & WATER), and […]

Walk A Mile in My Shoes

Published: August 11, 2020

An insightful look into the lives of six social entrepreneurs who have developed innovative and groundbreaking initiatives to help the communities in which they live © RED BULL Walk A Mile In My Shoes is a captivating six-part series of stories about inspirational South Africans. Taking an insightful look into the lives of six social entrepreneurs who […]

You thought we were done? Well, the Parkhurst crew will be back on your screens for another season soon. Watch as #Ama, #Thabang, and the rest of the B&W fam react to the news! #BloodAndWater season one is now streaming.

Statement by the City’s Mayoral Committee Member for Safety and Security, Alderman JP Smith I recently had the opportunity to visit the set of the South African action film Indemnity, currently being shot at the Cape Town Stadium. The local production, which showcases Cape Town as a premier film and tourism destination, is one of […]

Netflix is continuing its push into African originals with its latest order, the South African teen series “Blood & Water.” The series, which is directed by Nosipho Dumisa, the helmer behind the buzzy SXSW title “Number 37,” follows a local teen who discovers her family’s secret past while navigating the complicated world of a South […]

If you missed this edge-of-your-seat thriller in cinemas, it is now also available to rent and stream on DSTV’S BOXOFFICE!

This is a highly emotive journey and one of the best SA productions to emerge in years.  Ellen: Die Storie Van Ellen Pakkies is a Proudly South African movie which once again ably demonstrates the power of storytelling – especially when that story happens to be true. Director Daryne Joshua, who made the excellent Noem […]

It’s been 11 years since the country was shaken by the story of Ellen Pakkies, who made news headlines for murder in 2007 after she strangled her 20-year-old tik-addicted son Abie to death. At the time some were sympathetic to her story; others judged her negatively. Pakkies was abused throughout her life. She was first […]

#Number37 director, Nosipho Dumisa, has won the Cheval Noir jury prize for Best Director at the Fantasia International Film Festival in Montreal, Quebec, one of the biggest Genre Festivals in North America! “Nosipho Dumisa demonstrates sensitivity and elegance with her debut feature, a Hithcockian noir transplanted to the gritty slums of Capetown. Displaying an assured level of finesse and […]

  House and Leisure highlights 37 young creative South Africans, known as #HLNextLevel2018. We are proud to annouce Nommer 37’s official photographer, Lindsey Appolis as one of them!   The 37 disrupters who are tackling manufacturing challenges, gender and age stereotypes, limited resources and materials, and collectively showing why South Africa’s creative industry, in 2018, is a force to […]

“Nommer 37 is a movie about people, not gangsters,” goes the line director Nosipho Dumisa has been repeating in interviews about her Alfred Hitchcock-inspired film. It is a bit hackneyed for a film that doesn’t need to explain its Cape Flats setting. But Dumisa (of Gambit Films), a Cape Town resident born and raised in KwaZulu-Natal, […]

SCREEN AFRICA EXCLUSIVE: The South African crime thriller, Nommer 37 was first introduced to audiences as a short film in 2014, when it competed in kykNET’s Silwerskermfees short film competition. “The concept was originally one of my colleagues at Gambit Films, Daryne Joshua, and when we wanted to submit it for KykNET’s Silwerskermfees, all of us at Gambit began […]

This Cape Town-set thriller from South African filmmaker Nosipho Dumisa wears its influences proudly and pleasurably. If you’re going to steal, steal from the best. That certainly applies to South African writer-director Nosipho Dumisa, who takes the premise of one of her favorite films, Alfred Hitchcock’s voyeuristic man-in-a-wheelchair thriller Rear Window (1954), and gives it a grittier, […]


Published: July 25, 2018

It’s very tempting to describe — but totally unfair to dismiss — Nosipho Dumisa’s “Number 37” as a well-researched master’s thesis by a student of Alfred Hitchcock. Dumisa, an award-winning South African writer-director making her feature filmmaking debut, has brazenly borrowed from “Rear Window” for her scenario about an incapacitated petty criminal who views a murder […]