Based on Nozizwe Cynthia Jele’s award winning novel of the same name, Happiness is a Four-Letter Word tells the story of three close friends - perfectionist lawyer Nandi, glamorous housewife Zaza and trendy art gallery owner Princess, who all seem to be living the new South African dream – but still searching for that elusive happiness they so desperately desire in their lives.
Mario Dos Santos, CEO of Ster Kinekor Entertainment said: “The opening weekend’s results for the film are simply overwhelming not only from local content perspective but also in comparison to Hollywood content. Rewarding for the whole Happiness is a Four -Letter Word team that great films get a positive response from audiences”.
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After 10 days of virtual panel discussions, workshops, presentations, pitches and meetings the 12th Durban FilmMart culminated with the announcement of the 2021 Official Awards for Projects on Sunday, 22 August.
Following on from a Co-production Treaty that was signed with the Netherlands in December 2015, and subsequent various collaborations, the Thuthuka Co-Development Fund will finance fiction and non-fiction feature films, which will include documentaries and animation.
Finance Forum is a development platform where selected projects will have an opportunity to hold one-on-one meetings with potential financiers, co-producers, distributors and sales agents co-ordinated in association with...
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