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Younger S6 coming soon to Showmax

Younger fans, rejoice! Season six is coming in July – and even though the secret’s out, the drama’s far from over.

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Acts of Violence (2018)

Bride-to-be Mia is kidnapped by human traffickers on the night of her bachelorette party. Believing the police can’t help, her fiancé Roman and his two war veteran brothers take the […]

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The Colour of Wine

This documentary traces the struggles of four of the first black winemakers to achieve success in South Africa.

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Benedict Cumberbatch on Patrick Melrose, his “brilliant” dream role

When asked in 2012, Benedict Cumberbatch named two bucket-list roles: Hamlet and Patrick Melrose. In 2015, he played Hamlet to great acclaim at the Barbican Theatre in London and this […]

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All the Money in the World (2017)

When a teen is kidnapped, his billionaire grandfather refuses to pay the ransom. Based on a true story.

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American Pastoral (2016)

The Levov family’s perfect life is blown apart when their daughter joins a radical political group.

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Asinamali (2017)

A musical play offers inmates in a prison a chance at healing.

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What’s My Name: Muhammad Ali now streaming on Showmax

What’s My Name: Muhammad Ali, HBO’s two-part documentary on the three-time heavyweight champion of the world, is now streaming on Showmax, just a month after its world premiere at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival.

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Arctic genre-buster Fortitude will give you the chills

Season 3 of the creepy Nordic Noir thriller is now streaming first and only on Showmax.

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5 reasons to binge the BAFTA-winning Patrick Melrose

Patrick Melrose, winner of Best Mini-Series at The British Academy TV Awards (BAFTAs) in May 2019, is now streaming first on Showmax in South Africa.

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What’s My Name: Muhammad Ali

It’s been called the definitive documentary on the life of the icon.

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Patrick Melrose

This award-winning mini-series charts the attempts of upper-class Patrick Melrose to get his life and his drug habit under control.

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Fortitude S3

Fortitude is Nordic noir at its dark best.

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The second season of Emmy-winning killer comedy Barry is only on Showmax

Bill Hader on the hitman-turned-amateur-actor: “His job is in the shadows and he wants to live in the spotlight. And that doesn’t work.” Find out how Barry fares in Season 2, only on Showmax.

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INTERVIEW: The stars of fantasy romance series A Discovery of Witches

Teresa Palmer and Matthew Goode on the “sexy”, “inspiring”, “otherworldly” love story of their characters in Sky One’s most watched series of 2018, now streaming first on Showmax.

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Fall under the spell of A Discovery of Witches

A Discovery of Witches, the most watched series of 2018 on Sky One and the most successful title by far in the history of Sundance Now, is now streaming first on Showmax in Africa.

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Will Ferrell’s No Activity is like Waiting for Godot in a cop car, but way funnier

“Sh*t happens. Eventually.” This is the tagline for this brilliant comedy series that has no right to be as funny as it is. S1-2 are now streaming first and only on Showmax.

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5 reasons Supa Modo will be your new favourite film

The multi-award-winning Kenyan superhero film is now streaming first on Showmax in Africa.

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Likarion Wainaina brings his award-winning film to Showmax

Stream Supa Modo on Showmax for a beautiful, tender, uplifting, magical story of a terminally ill young girl whose greatest dream is to become a superhero – and whose family and friends help her dream come true.

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5 things we found out about Tumi Morake in Trippin With Skhumba

In this week’s episode of the Showmax Original, Trippin With Skhumba, Tumi Morake takes Skhumba to the province she was born in, the Free State, where her father’s family lives in Bloemfontein and her mother’s in Thaba ‘Nchu.

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5 Funny People from Showmax’s new local stand-up comedy special

Now streaming first on Showmax, Funny People Africa is a six-part stand-up comedy series featuring 18 comedians from five African countries discussing life, love and chickens…

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5 reasons to binge Future Man immediately

Future Man’s combination of silly comedy and clever sci-fi has made it a rare genre hit with critics, and it’s now streaming first and only on Showmax.

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7 things to know about Salesman, this week’s star in Trippin With Skhumba

Salesman takes us on a journey to his childhood home in Mabopane township outside Pretoria – as well as the tavern that gave him his break, the stage he was sjambokked on, the stokvel he still gives money to, and the freeway he nearly died on…

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5 things you probably didn’t know about Celeste Ntuli

In the fourth episode of the Showmax Original Trippin With Skhumba, the 2018 DStv Viewers’ Choice Award: Favourite Comedian winner visits Celeste Ntuli where she grew up: eMabuyeni in KwaZulu-Natal.

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