Are local films good enough for South Africans?

Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa has called a meeting with stakeholders in the local film industry to find solutions to the challenges they face.

Mthethwa said some of the problems included individuals in the industry not working together; and lack of good marketing for the films.

The meeting comes just weeks after a local romantic comedy Tell Me Sweet Something had its number of screenings drastically reduced.

Listen to the panel’s conversation with 702's Azania Mosaka below:

Director of the romantic comedy Akin Omotoso today said as stakeholders in the industry they needed to grow their audience; know that audience and admit that there was still a lot to overcome.

Tell Me Sweet Something has so far made over R2.5 million at the box office.


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