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Top 5 award-winning Kenyan films to stream on Showmax

These groundbreaking homegrown movies really punch the lights out, and prove that Kenya’s film industry is on the rise. They’re all ready to be streamed 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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The girl with the upside-down world

A timid teenager overcomes the fear of her family’s deadly curse in Afrikaans coming-of-age film Meerkat Maantuig.

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From A Whisper to a roar: Wanuri Kahiu’s first feature film is now streaming

She’s the creator of the sci-fi Afrofuturism short Pumzi and 2018’s award-winning Rafiki, which has been screened around the world and won international acclaim.

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Stream these hidden-gem South African movies

They are essential viewing for all South Africans, and they are all available on Showmax.

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Your Jason Statham binge-watch playlist

It’s the ultimate action-thriller movie collection, and it’s available to stream on Showmax.

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SA film students break into video-on-demand business

A recent deal between the video-on-demand service Showmax and African film school AFDA is set to showcase local talent in an entirely new way, with 18 of the best locally made student short films now available for streaming.

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Aubrey Plaza double header first and only on Showmax

Sundance winner Ingrid Goes West and Trashiest Trailer winner The Little Hours now streaming.

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Rise is an inspiring musical series based on a true story

The 10-episode drama series Rise is about more than saving a high-school music programme: it’s about giving hope to kids and letting them aim for the clouds.

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Silwerskerm 2018 short films now on Showmax

These award-winning Afrikaans short films are all available on Showmax to be streamed over your next lunch break.

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INTERVIEW: The rockstars of Stone Cold Jane Austen

Stream this hilarious mockumentary starring Rob van Vuuren and Jon Savage. It’s the greatest rock story you’ve never heard.

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Stream this romantic movie set during World War I on 11/11

11 November 2018 marks 100 years since Armistice Day, the end of the First World War. The Ottoman Lieutenant is a romantic drama set against the backdrop of the war’s eastern front, and is the perfect movie to watch this weekend.

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SA thriller Girl from Nowhere is a surprise success for Showmax

Local grindhouse indie movie Girl from Nowhere, which was never released on the big screen and is now only available on Showmax, is currently the 11th most popular movie of 2018 on the platform.

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Five Fingers for Marseilles wins best film

This brilliant South African Western won five awards at the 2018 African Movie Academy Awards, and is now available only on Showmax!

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Critical darlings RAW and A Ghost Story come first and only to Showmax

These arthouse movies will haunt you, and are like nothing you’ve ever seen before. They’re coming first and only to Showmax just in time for Halloween.

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5 facts about Indiana Jones that don’t belong in a museum

Few film franchises are as beloved as the Indiana Jones series, which continues to enthral and entertain across generations. All four Indiana Jones movies are now streaming on Showmax.

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Brad vs Angelina: take your pick on Showmax

No celebrity couple has broken the hearts of more fans than Brangelina. Haven’t picked a side yet? Stream these movies on Showmax to help you make up your mind.

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Binge-watch all the Indiana Jones movies now on Showmax

Relive the adventures and binge-watch the entire box-set of the iconic Indiana Jones movies, now streaming on Showmax.

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Remember Marikana with these two SA classics

Today marks the six-year anniversary of the massacre of 34 striking miners at the hands of police on 16 August 2012. We’ve curated two South African classics just released on Showmax that commemorate the slain miners and what they were fighting for.

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4 lessons famous women have learned from Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

From Nomzamo Mbatha to Naomi Campbell, women all over the world took inspiration from the life of “the mother of the nation”.

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Girl From Nowhere: this SA thriller is only on Showmax

The Mother City is a tourist hotspot for some, but it’s a nightmare looking for victims in South Africa erotic thriller Girl From Nowhere, first and only on Showmax.

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Loved Trouvoete? More Afrikaans romcoms await

They’ll warm your heart and tickle your sense of humour, and you can stream them all on Showmax.

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Love classic film noir? Get your fix with No Way to Live

This 2017 teen romance/retro thriller set in the Deep South in the 1950s is first and only on Showmax. Start streaming it now.

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