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Fana Mokoena

  • May 13, 1971 (age 48)
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2015
The Call
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MovieJan 31, 2015

The Call

A pregnant prostitute, A taxi driver and an iPhone come …
A pregnant prostitute, A taxi driver and an iPhone come together on an ordinary Johannesburg afternoon to decide the value of a life. Can two people who do not know how to love, create a home?
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The Book of Negroes
TV ShowJan 7, 2015

The Book of Negroes

The Book of Negroes is a miniseries based on the …
The Book of Negroes is a miniseries based on the novel of the same name by Canadian writer Lawrence Hill. The book in turn derives its origins from the historical document Book of Negroes, and tells the story of a fictional woman forcefully brought to South Carolina from West Africa at the time of the American Revolution. Clement Virgo and Hill collaborated on writing the six-part miniseries, with Virgo also directing.
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2013
Cold Harbour
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MovieOct 12, 2013

Cold Harbour

For beat-cop, SIZWE MIYA, a Triad homicide is an opportunity to …
For beat-cop, SIZWE MIYA, a Triad homicide is an opportunity to make detective. His investigation quickly uncovers an elaborate scheme involving his criminal ex-comrade SPECIALIST, his boss VENSKE, and a mysterious Chinese shipping executive, SOONG MEI. He gets his promotion but the police are corrupt and self-interest has overtaken personal loyalty. Sizwe is left with no-one to trust, and integrity demands that he betray his comrade and take the law into his own hands.
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Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
MovieSep 7, 2013

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

A chronicle of Nelson …
A chronicle of Nelson Mandela's life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa.
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World War Z
MovieJun 2, 2013

World War Z

Former United Nations employee Gerry Lane traverses the …
Former United Nations employee Gerry Lane traverses the world in a race against time to stop the Zombie pandemic that is toppling armies and governments, and threatening to destroy humanity itself.
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2012
Safe House
MovieFeb 7, 2012

Safe House

A young CIA agent is tasked with looking after a fugitive in a …
A young CIA agent is tasked with looking after a fugitive in a safe house. But when the safe house is attacked, he finds himself on the run with his charge.
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Best Actor In Supporting Role
Award2012

Best Actor In Supporting Role

Won award for "Man on Ground".
African Movie Academy Award
Best Actor In Supporting Role
Nomination2012

Best Actor In Supporting Role

Nominated for "Man on Ground".
African Movie Academy Award
Best Actor in a Feature Film
Nomination2012

Best Actor in a Feature Film

Nominated for "State of Violence".
Golden Horn Award
2011
Inside Story
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MovieDec 1, 2011

Inside Story

INSIDE STORY THE SCIENCE OF HIV AIDS is a media-based …
INSIDE STORY THE SCIENCE OF HIV AIDS is a media-based initiative designed to educate the sub-Saharan African public about the basic science of HIV and AIDS. At the center of this initiative is a unique feature-length film that brings together the best of fiction and non-fiction storytelling in order to unravel the mysteries of HIV. Audiences are engaged and transported to a vibrant, inner world where hard-to-grasp science is transformed into a compelling visual reality. The aim is to demonstrate the science of how HIV works in a personal, practical, and memorable way. Misunderstanding is replaced with facts, demystifying the virus, and motivating informed health decisions.
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Man on Ground
MovieSep 12, 2011

Man on Ground

Ade and Femi are expatriate Nigerian brothers. Ade is a …
Ade and Femi are expatriate Nigerian brothers. Ade is a successful banker in London, while Femi, once a political dissident in his home country, has had to escape to South Africa, live in refugee tenements and work menial jobs. The brothers have not only been physically estranged, their relationship is riddled with unspoken betrayal, guilt and scorn, which they have carried since the early days of their youth. During a short visit to Johannesburg, Ade discovers that his brother has been missing for a week. He sets out to investigate Femi's mysterious disappearance, reconstructing the pieces of his everyday life and the cruel hardships he endured just to survive. A riot erupts while Ade is visiting Femi's former boss in one of the townships. Ade is forced to take shelter with the employer. The mounting violence outside seeps into their exchanges and, eventually, prompts an explosion of revelation.
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Machine Gun Preacher
MovieSep 11, 2011

Machine Gun Preacher

Sam Childs is a real-life ex-biker gang member. He decides to …
Sam Childs is a real-life ex-biker gang member. He decides to turn his life around by heading to East Africa to help repair homes that have been destroyed by civil war. He is affected by the plight of the people, especially the children. Against advice, he begins building an orphanage in militia territory. He also goes on an armed mission to rescue the children who have been kidnapped by the militia - who are being taken and forced to become child soldiers.
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2010
Hopeville
MovieSep 1, 2010

Hopeville

Hopeville tells the story of Amos, a reformed alcoholic on a …
Hopeville tells the story of Amos, a reformed alcoholic on a mission to forge a relationship with his estranged son, Themba. When father and son arrive in the dusty town of Hopeville, they discover a mean little community where apathy, fear and suspicion are the order of the day. When Amos decides to restore the public swimming pool so that his son can purse a swimming career, he is met with skepticism and resistance from the town's authorities and its inhabitants. Through patience, determination and above all courage, Amos' selfless acts ripples through Hopeville, inspiring others to take action and to do what they know is right. Slowly but surely, good ripples through Hopeville, transforming the town and its inhabitants for good.
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A Small Town Called Descent
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MovieJul 24, 2010

A Small Town Called Descent

A Small Town Called …
A Small Town Called Descent is a 2010 South African crime drama directed by Jahmil X.T. Qubeka.
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State of Violence
MovieJul 22, 2010

State of Violence

A potent drama about a South African corporate leader …
A potent drama about a South African corporate leader whose past as a violent revolutionary comes back to threaten him.
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Best Supporting Actor in a TV Drama Series
Nomination2010

Best Supporting Actor in a TV Drama Se…

Nominated for "Hopeville".
Golden Horn Award
Best Actor in a TV Drama Series
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Nomination2010

Best Actor in a TV Drama Series

Nominated for "The Lab".
Golden Horn Award
Best Actor in a TV Drama Series
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Award2010

Best Actor in a TV Drama Series

Won award for "The Lab".
Golden Horn Award
2007
Best Actor in a TV Drama Series
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Nomination2007

Best Actor in a TV Drama Series

Nominated for "The Lab".
Golden Horn Award
2006
Cuppen
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MovieJul 7, 2006

Cuppen

During the Football Tournament Gothia Cup Micke and …
During the Football Tournament Gothia Cup Micke and Tshepo meet. Six years later Tshepo has become a football coach while Micke entered a criminal career, specializing in insurance fraud.
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The Lab
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TV ShowJul 1, 2006

The Lab

The Lab is a South African TV series.
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Wild at Heart
TV ShowJan 29, 2006

Wild at Heart

Wild at Heart is an ITV television drama series created by …
Wild at Heart is an ITV television drama series created by Ashley Pharoah about a veterinary surgeon and his family, who emigrate from Bristol, England to South Africa, where they attempt to rehabilitate a game reserve for wild animals and establish a veterinary surgery and animal hospital. The show ran for seven series beginning on 29 January 2006 and ending on 30 December 2012.
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2004
Hotel Rwanda
MovieSep 11, 2004

Hotel Rwanda

During 1994, some of the worst atrocities in the history of …
During 1994, some of the worst atrocities in the history of mankind took place in the country of Rwanda--and in an era of high-speed communication and round the clock news, the events went almost unnoticed by the rest of the world. In only three months, one million people were brutally murdered. In the face of these unspeakable actions, inspired by his love for his family, an ordinary man summons extraordinary courage to save the lives of over a thousand helpless refugees, by granting them shelter in the hotel he manages.
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1997
Jump the Gun
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MovieMay 23, 1997

Jump the Gun

Set in Johannesburg, JUMP THE GUN follows the tangled …
Set in Johannesburg, JUMP THE GUN follows the tangled lives of six very different working class characters, formerly kept apart by apartheid and now all striving to succeed in the new "rainbow nation". United by their command insecurities - both physical and financial - the film follows their struggle to discover their niche in this brave new world, where opportunity beckons, but violence is always lurking.
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Dangerous Ground
MovieFeb 12, 1997

Dangerous Ground

Vusi Madlazi returns to the South African village he left as a …
Vusi Madlazi returns to the South African village he left as a young boy (he was organizing against apartheid, and left in fear of his life) to bury his father. He meets up with his brother Ernest, who tells him their other brother Stephen couldn't be contacted. Vusi goes to Johannesburg to find him, but at first can only find his neighbor/girlfriend, Karin, a stripper. Vusi proceeds to learn how conditions have changed since the end of apartheid, not always for the better for black men.
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1996
Inside
MovieAug 25, 1996

Inside

A South African political prisoner is tortured to obtain information …
A South African political prisoner is tortured to obtain information on apartheid conspirators. Ten years later, the head officer in charge of the questioning is similarly held as prisoner ...
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Silent Witness
TV ShowFeb 21, 1996

Silent Witness

Silent Witness is a British crime drama series, produced by …
Silent Witness is a British crime drama series, produced by the BBC, focusing on a team of forensic pathology experts and their investigations into various crimes. First broadcast in 1996, and still on air, the series was created by Nigel McCrery, a former murder squad detective based in Nottingham. He later went on to create the hit series New Tricks, with writer Roy Mitchell.
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1994
The Line
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MovieJul 1, 1994

The Line

A young ANC activist and poet from Soweto is the sole witness to …
A young ANC activist and poet from Soweto is the sole witness to a brutal train massacre by an Inkathia militant.
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1971
Fana Mokoena
BirthMay 1971

Fana Mokoena

Fana Mokoena was born.
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