Boondogle Films is very pleased to announce that it has acquired the film rights to acclaimed writer Michela Wrong’s first novel, Borderlines, a legal thriller revolving around a border dispute between two fictional countries in the Horn of Africa.
by Anna-Marie Jansen van Vuuren – BIOSKOOP
Die eerste skoot in die fliek Tess is van die see. Dan trek die kamera terug en wys vir ons die kus van Muizenberg, terwyl ons hoor hoe die karakter Tess vir haar ma ’n storie vertel. ’n Seemeeu vlieg oor die skerm, terwyl ons ’n voorsmaak van Tess […]
Johannesburg – Afrikaans-language film Tess is the story of a sex worker in the Cape named Tess (Christia Visser) who has her life turned upside down when a condom breaks and she falls pregnant. Besides the burden of her haunting childhood and addiction to painkillers, which she […]
Following a limited release last year, Tess, the award-winning film based on the novel Whiplash by Tracey Farren, releases across South Africa tomorrow. Director Meg Rickards has assembled an entirely South African crew and cast, lead by Christia Visser to tell the haunting story of Tess, a 20 […]
The Little Film Company (Los Angeles & London) has picked up TESS for international distribution. We are over the moon!
by Meg Rickards
Yes, the unthinkable happened and the man who is the United States president thinks it’s cool to grab you by the pussy.
It is not nice when one’s genitals are given an unsolicited squeeze. It happened to me on a train when I was barely in my teens and a few other times […]
“Tess” helmer Meg Rickards: Cinema can help change “rape culture”
Meg Rickards is no stranger to the spotlight in Durban, where she won the documentary audience award two years ago for “1994: The Bloody Miracle.” This year she returns with “Tess,” a powerful adaptation of the award-winning South African novel “Whiplash,” about a […]