Beneath a glossy exterior, the Cape Town film industry reflects a deplorable deficiency of Blackness. One collective is here to change that.
The city of Cape Town is a firm favourite of the international film market, with international producers lusting after our lush landscapes, state of the art studios and hardworking, capable crew. This all sounds great, and the economy seems to be a cinema fan. But beneath the glossy technicolour exterior the local film industry reflects a deplorable deficiency of Blackness.