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Woodwind director Fin Manjoo wins award to start next film

The KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission rewarded the writer-director with funding for the script development phase in Durban. The funds will cover Fin Manjoo’s second fiction feature film, No Matter, a Zulu mining story set in Mtubatuba. “I want to thank the KZN Film Commission for recognizing the cultural value No Matter will inspire in viewers not … Continue reading Woodwind director Fin Manjoo wins award to start next film

First Woodwind review

South African film critic Stephen Aspeling’s written the first review of feature film, Woodwind. Aspeling found the movie at the Cape Town International Film Festival for Fine Music Radio, where he also interviewed director Fin Manjoo and cinematographer Nicolas Joray. The well-known television and radio critic wanted to pen a written review of the film, … Continue reading First Woodwind review

Interview in the cinema with Fine Music Radio’s Stephen Aspeling

Fine Music Radio’s film expert Stephen Aspeling, known as Spling interviewed Woodwind director Fin Manjoo and cinematographer Nicolas Joray. The reviewer caught up with our crew at the Cape Town International Film Market and Festival, where Woodwind screened in competition. You can read the full interview on Spling’s website here. Line Producer Ivana Neskovic took … Continue reading Interview in the cinema with Fine Music Radio’s Stephen Aspeling

The Callsheet & Screen Africa – FIPRESCI critic: Woodwind is SA’s best film

Film Professor Martin Botha is the only Southern African member of the International Federation of Film Critics, the organization world renowned to send the most respected critics in world cinema to festivals (FIPRESCI: Fédération Internationale de la Presse Cinématographique). Here’s what Botha had to say about Woodwind, the feature film by debutant director Fin Manjoo. … Continue reading The Callsheet & Screen Africa – FIPRESCI critic: Woodwind is SA’s best film

Woodwind to screen in competition in Lisbon, Nov 2018

Woodwind is nominated in competition in Lisbon for Best International Feature Film and other awards. The November 2018 screening is now confirmed and has been organized a year in advance for Lisbon, Portugal. This is an unusual arrangement since festivals usually reveal their selections a month before a festival. After watching an early cut, Woodwind was … Continue reading Woodwind to screen in competition in Lisbon, Nov 2018