Silwerskerm 2018 short films now on Showmax

20 November 2018

Silwerskerm 2018 short films now on Showmax

The 2018 kykNET Silwerskerm films are on Showmax

Experience the new voices of Afrikaans filmmaking from kykNET’s Silwerskerm Film Festival: a collection of excellent short films that celebrate the incredible talent bubbling up in South Africa today. Take your pick from these brilliant movies, all on Showmax.

Baai Baai Josef K

Baai Baai Josef K is on Showmax

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When a runner puts on the wrong fitness watch, he falls victim to an evil rogue technology that tortures him to do things. It’s a race against the clock: can he find a way out before the attacker destroys him? Watch now »

Die Leeftyd Van ‘N Orgidee

Die Leeftyd van 'n Orgidee is on Showmax

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After losing his longtime wife to illness, all a man in mourning has left is to try and tend to her beautiful orchids in this sad but sweet look at loss, grief, remembrance and moving on. Watch now »


Grys is on Showmax

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A husband loses his wife and their son his mother. But even though their ways of mourning seems to push them into conflict, a sad tragedy ends up building a new friendship in this stirring, heart-wrenching short film. Watch now »


Haatklop is on Showmax

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Waking up bloodied, beaten and wrapped in plastic, a woman is not sure what happened. Through flashing memories she starts putting together the pieces of a mysterious crime in this cunning thriller. Watch now »


Tuiskoms is on Showmax

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A homeless girl is approached by a stranger, who tells her he can take her to her mother – but there is a price to pay. How much would you be willing to give for a hope you don’t even know exists? This short film dares to ask… Watch now »


Kloof is on Showmax

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Two childhood friends reunite at a hostel, but one’s a senior, one a first year, and they hide it from the others. Yet their deception reaches its breaking point during an initiation ceremony in this incredible and intense story. Watch now »

Nama Swaan

Nama Swaan is on Showmax

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Fantasy meets reality in this mesmerising tale about an ambitious student who wants to study, but his possessive grandmother won’t sign his bursary application. When she challenges him to prove her ostrich can fly, he takes it on. Watch now »


Non(Kompis)Mentis is on Showmax

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Karla’s moments of serenity happen when she works in her garden. Then a life-changing event takes place there and she enlists the help of her brother, a private detective, to solve a strange mystery. Watch now »


Buiteperd is on Showmax

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He’s a struggling actor who relies a bit too much on luck instead of hard work. But when his father suddenly dies, he has to dig a little deeper if he hopes to get somewhere in this sweet comedy drama. Watch now »

‘n Kombi, Kameelperd en ‘n Camcorder

'N Kombi, 'n Kameelperd en 'n Camcorder is on Showmax

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Survive the road trip from hell in this hilarious short movie! As a group of people travel to a wedding, their quirky personalities and terrible habits might drive them over the edge before they make it to their destination. Watch now »


Kromkieriefontein is on Showmax

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Don’t miss this uniquely animated local short story about the town of Kromkieriefontein, where everyone seems a little curved and crooked – except for one teacher. So his pupils set out to find out why. Watch now »

Nag Van Die Ondier

Die Nag van die Ondier is on Showmax

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A group of settlers take shelter for the night. But they are soon under attack from an unseen monster, stalking them in the dark… This terrifying and incredibly made short film will keep you at the edge of your seat. Watch now »

Fluit Fluit

Fluit Fluit is on Showmax

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This hilarious mockumentary follows a popular religious entertainer as she prepares for her biggest show yet! With laughter and many sweet and touching moments, her zany energy sweeps up everything in her path. Watch now »

Die Invloed

Die Invloed is on Showmax

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Two lovers are drawn together, even though they are very different. But a jealous mother and a family tragedy threatens to keep them seperated, setting off a chain of events that could lead to tragedy in this powerful drama. Watch now »

Die Ongenooides

Die Ongenooides is on Showmax

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You will not be able to look away in this intense, slow-burn thriller about a remote house, a handful of survivors and a strange menace that starts to hunt them. A remarkable short film where you don’t know what to expect next! Watch now »


Benjamin is on Showmax

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It has been years since rain fell in this post-apocalyptic world and everything has changed. When a census worker arrives at a distant desert town, she uncovers a very strange and dangerous place fighting to survive… Watch now »

Cowboy Dan

Cowboy Dan is on Showmax

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Dan may look like a car guard, but in his view he’s a cowboy out to help anyone who needs it! Is he delusional? Maybe, but it’s amazing how much his chutzpah helps him win the day! Watch now »

‘n Sterrejag

'n Sterrejag is on Showmax

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A boy befriends his elderly neighbour, a master of using shadow puppets to tell stories. Together they explore the fantastic tales told through the puppets, taking us to unbelievable worlds full of heroic deeds. Watch now »


Uistappie is on Showmax

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Wracked with dementia, a woman needs help to get ready for a small walk outside. This intense drama takes us to the frontline of someone who slips in and out of lucidity, painting a searing image of losing your mind… Watch now »

Coming soon to Showmax

Axis Mundi

Eager to save her flagging ratings, a disabled television presenter invites a miracle healer onto her show – and challenges him to help her walk again. Winner of several festival awards, this tense drama shouldn’t be missed. Coming soon.

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