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Felix to screen at The Labia in Cape Town in

Felix is in demand on the international film festival circuit, where Roberta Durrant’s feel-good South African family film has already won three international festival awards; received a standing ovation at its sold-out BFI London Film Festival screening; and had two extra screenings added due to popular demand at Vancouver International Film Festival. Felix has been selected for […]Read More

African family film wins third festival award

Felix, the feel-good South African family film, has won the €5 000 Michel Award for Best Film at The Filmfest Hamburg Michel Children and Youth Film Festival in Germany. “We chose Felix because it is a film that addresses a variety of topics such as racism and family conflicts,” said the citation from the seven-person jury, made up […]Read More

South African movie wins at top European children’s film festival

Felix, the feel-good South African family film, has won the €7 500 award for Best Children’s Film at the 36th Lucas International Children’s Film Festival, which ended on Sunday in Frankfurt, Germany. Lucas, Germany’s premier children’s festival, received over 400 entries from across the globe. Four children joined industry experts on the jury to select Felix as the winning […]Read More

Felix selected for top international film festival

•Selected for BFI London Film Festival and three others •After winning Durban International Film Festival Audience Award •In 40 Southern African cinemas on 13 September 2013 Felix, the feel-good South African family film, has been selected for the 57th BFI London Film Festival, named one of the top 11 film festivals in the world by The Guardian last year. Felix will screen alongside […]Read More

Felix wins Audience Award at Durban International Film Festival

At the 34th Durban International Film Festival, audiences watching Felix laughed, cried and voted the feel-good South African family movie Best Film. The audience award was announced at Southern Africa’s premiere film festival on Saturday at the closing night event at the Suncoast CineCentre Cinema. In Felix, 14-year-old Felix Xaba dreams of becoming a saxophonist like his late father, but his mother Lindiwe thinks […]Read More