John Matshikiza

Beyond Borders (2003)

Beyond Borders is an epic tale of the turbulent romance between two star-crossed lovers set against the backdrop of the world's most dangerous hot spots. Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie stars as Sarah Jordan, an American living in London in 1984. She is married ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Campbell
CAST:  Angelina Jolie  •  Clive Owen  •  Teri Polo  •  Linus Roache

Beyond Borders is an epic tale of the turbulent romance between two star-crossed lovers set against the backdrop of the world's most dangerous hot spots. Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie stars as Sarah Jordan, an American living in London in 1984. She is married ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Campbell
CAST:  Angelina Jolie  •  Clive Owen  •  Teri Polo  •  Linus Roache

Cry Freedom (1987)

A dramatic story, based on actual events, about the friendship between two men struggling against apartheid in South Africa in the 1970s. Donald Woods is a white liberal journalist in South Africa who begins to follow the activities of Stephen Biko, a courageous ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Kevin Kline  •  Penelope Wilton  •  Kate Hardie

A dramatic story, based on actual events, about the friendship between two men struggling against apartheid in South Africa in the 1970s. Donald Woods is a white liberal journalist in South Africa who begins to follow the activities of Stephen Biko, a courageous ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Kevin Kline  •  Penelope Wilton  •  Kate Hardie

The Air Up There (1994)

Jimmy Dolan is a college basketball coach who wants a big promotion. To get it, he needs to make a dramatic find. He ends up deep in Africa, hoping to recruit Saleh, a huge basketball prodigy Jimmy glimpsed in a home movie. But Saleh is the chief's son and has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Michael Glaser
CAST:  Kevin Bacon  •  Charles Gitonga Maina  •  Yolanda Vazquez  •  Mabutho 'Kid' Sithole

Jimmy Dolan is a college basketball coach who wants a big promotion. To get it, he needs to make a dramatic find. He ends up deep in Africa, hoping to recruit Saleh, a huge basketball prodigy Jimmy glimpsed in a home movie. But Saleh is the chief's son and has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Michael Glaser
CAST:  Kevin Bacon  •  Charles Gitonga Maina  •  Yolanda Vazquez  •  Mabutho 'Kid' Sithole

Wah-Wah (2005)

Set at the end of the 1960s, as Swaziland is about to receive independence from United Kingdom, the film follows the young Ralph Compton, at 12, through his parents' traumatic separation, till he's 14.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard E. Grant
CAST:  Gabriel Byrne  •  Emily Watson  •  Julie Walters  •  Nicholas Hoult

Set at the end of the 1960s, as Swaziland is about to receive independence from United Kingdom, the film follows the young Ralph Compton, at 12, through his parents' traumatic separation, till he's 14.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard E. Grant
CAST:  Gabriel Byrne  •  Emily Watson  •  Julie Walters  •  Nicholas Hoult

Dust (1985)

A South African spinster (Jane Birkin) murders her father (Trevor Howard) after he rapes the wife of the black foreman for his plantation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marion Hänsel
CAST:  Jane Birkin  •  Trevor Howard  •  John Matshikiza  •  Nadine Uwampa

A South African spinster (Jane Birkin) murders her father (Trevor Howard) after he rapes the wife of the black foreman for his plantation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marion Hänsel
CAST:  Jane Birkin  •  Trevor Howard  •  John Matshikiza  •  Nadine Uwampa

Yankee Zulu (1993)

Two South African boys, one white, Rhino, and one black, Zulu, go their separate ways after an incident. Many years later, they meet up again as adults, when one, after living for years in the United States, is now a wanted criminal. The two end up being a part of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gray Hofmeyr
CAST:  Leon Schuster  •  John Matshikiza  •  Michelle Bowes  •  Wilson Dunster

Two South African boys, one white, Rhino, and one black, Zulu, go their separate ways after an incident. Many years later, they meet up again as adults, when one, after living for years in the United States, is now a wanted criminal. The two end up being a part of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gray Hofmeyr
CAST:  Leon Schuster  •  John Matshikiza  •  Michelle Bowes  •  Wilson Dunster

The Redemption: Kickboxer 5 (1995)

Kickboxing champion Matt Reeves witnesses the murder of his friend Johnny. While investigating the crime, he learns that a Mr. Negaal in South Africa has founded a new kickboxing association and does not leave international champions much of a chance. Johnny had to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kristine Peterson
CAST:  Mark Dacascos  •  James Ryan  •  Geoff Meed  •  Tony Caprari

Kickboxing champion Matt Reeves witnesses the murder of his friend Johnny. While investigating the crime, he learns that a Mr. Negaal in South Africa has founded a new kickboxing association and does not leave international champions much of a chance. Johnny had to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kristine Peterson
CAST:  Mark Dacascos  •  James Ryan  •  Geoff Meed  •  Tony Caprari

Dust Devil (1992)

A woman on the run from her abusive husband encounters a mysterious hitch-hiker.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Stanley
CAST:  Robert John Burke  •  Chelsea Field  •  Marianne Sägebrecht  •  William Hootkins

A woman on the run from her abusive husband encounters a mysterious hitch-hiker.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Stanley
CAST:  Robert John Burke  •  Chelsea Field  •  Marianne Sägebrecht  •  William Hootkins

Shake Hands With the Devil (2007)

Canadian Lt. General Romeo Dallaire was the military commander of the UN mission in Rwanda and this movie is personal and, all too true, story of his time there during the genocide of 1994. It is not quite as moving as the earlier Hotel Rwanda and is less geared to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Spottiswoode
CAST:  Roy Dupuis  •  Deborah Kara Unger  •  James Gallanders  •  Michel Mongeau

Canadian Lt. General Romeo Dallaire was the military commander of the UN mission in Rwanda and this movie is personal and, all too true, story of his time there during the genocide of 1994. It is not quite as moving as the earlier Hotel Rwanda and is less geared to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Spottiswoode
CAST:  Roy Dupuis  •  Deborah Kara Unger  •  James Gallanders  •  Michel Mongeau

Desert of Lies (1984)

Play by Howard Brenton. Two expeditions meet, both lost in the Kalahari desert  (more)

DIRECTION:  Piers Haggard
CAST:  Mick Ford  •  Cherie Lunghi  •  Tom Bell  •  Louis Mahoney

Play by Howard Brenton. Two expeditions meet, both lost in the Kalahari desert  (more)

DIRECTION:  Piers Haggard
CAST:  Mick Ford  •  Cherie Lunghi  •  Tom Bell  •  Louis Mahoney

Born Free - A New Adventure (1996)

Another thrilling adventure for Elsa the lioness as she works her magic on two teenagers struggling with changes in their life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tommy Lee Wallace
CAST:  Jonathan Brandis  •  Ariana Richards  •  Chris Noth  •  Lea Moreno Young

Another thrilling adventure for Elsa the lioness as she works her magic on two teenagers struggling with changes in their life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tommy Lee Wallace
CAST:  Jonathan Brandis  •  Ariana Richards  •  Chris Noth  •  Lea Moreno Young

Victims of Apartheid (1978)

George, a black South African, finds it hard to settle down in London after his experiences in South Africa.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stuart Burge
CAST:  John Kani  •  Coral Atkins  •  John Matshikiza  •  Mona Hammond

George, a black South African, finds it hard to settle down in London after his experiences in South Africa.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stuart Burge
CAST:  John Kani  •  Coral Atkins  •  John Matshikiza  •  Mona Hammond

Child of Hope (1975)

Thirty-seven men from the disputed territory of South West Africa are on trial for their lives in Pretoria, 1,000 miles from their home. They are to be tried under South Africa's Terrorism Act despite the UN ruling that South Africa must abandon its 'illegal ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Graham Evans
CAST:  Leon Gluckman  •  Alton Kumalo  •  Nigel Hawthorne  •  Willie Jonah

Thirty-seven men from the disputed territory of South West Africa are on trial for their lives in Pretoria, 1,000 miles from their home. They are to be tried under South Africa's Terrorism Act despite the UN ruling that South Africa must abandon its 'illegal ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Graham Evans
CAST:  Leon Gluckman  •  Alton Kumalo  •  Nigel Hawthorne  •  Willie Jonah

Escape From Kampala (1991)

The true story of a daring prison break. Wycliffe Kato, Director of Civil Aviation in Idi Amin's Uganda was at the airport to catch a flight to Canada for a conference when he was arrested by Amin's secret police, members of the notorious Sate Research Bureau, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roy Battersby
CAST:  John Matshikiza  •  Rudolph Walker  •  Oke Wambu  •  John Adewole

The true story of a daring prison break. Wycliffe Kato, Director of Civil Aviation in Idi Amin's Uganda was at the airport to catch a flight to Canada for a conference when he was arrested by Amin's secret police, members of the notorious Sate Research Bureau, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roy Battersby
CAST:  John Matshikiza  •  Rudolph Walker  •  Oke Wambu  •  John Adewole