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5 of the best South African movies and series to stream

2018-01-03 09:14

Cape Town - It’s holiday time, the time when we sit back, relax and enjoy the best of what our country has to offer. While this often pertains to the beaches, the resorts, the mountains etc, it could also mean indulging in some renowned and hidden gems in South African entertainment.

So, for the times that you aren’t sprawled out at the beach or enjoying a cocktail at a rooftop bar, you can watch some outstanding South African movies and series straight on your smart device of choice.

Here are some of our favourite series and movies that you have to see this summer:

1. Waterfront

The exclusive, KykNet and Showmax show, with new episodes debuting each week, tells the story of three sisters who reunite after their father’s death in order to take over the family business at the Cape Town harbour. But as secrets are revealed, shady business is brought to the light and family feuds get refuelled. Watch now »

2. Boer Soek ‘n Vrou

In this popular reality series, 10 farmers are searching for their soul mates via love letters, speed dates, group dates and home visits. It’s intriguing, it’s fun and it sells the promise of love which we all adore. Are these women equipped for life on the farm and will they be able to find love? Watch now »

3. Tali’s Wedding Diary

One of the most talked about South African shows, Tali’s Wedding Diary is a mockumentary about Tali, a Joburg princess who gets engaged in Cape Town and is determined to have the perfect wedding. The first Showmax Original, all eight episodes are available for streaming.Watch now »

4. Wonderboy for President

Fresh off the news that Cyril Ramaphosa is the new ANC president, comes a mockumentary about Wonder Boy, a charismatic leader from the Eastern Cape that two corrupt politicians try to mould into becoming the new ANC president, so that they can manufacture his downfall at the right time. Watch now »

5. Four Corners

A gruelling tale of a young chess prodigy who lives among various gangs on the Cape Flats, and must defy the odds and move ahead of the gangs in order to stay alive. It’s an interesting and compelling tale, which highlights a reality for far too many children in South Africa. Watch now »

Watch all these amazing local series and movies this festive season as well as many others on Showmax. Sign up for Showmax today and you get a 14-day FREE trial. And if you’re a DStv Premium subscriber, get Showmax at no extra cost. Find out how here.

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