Exclusive: Berita's film to make debut at upcoming film festival

Exclusive: Berita's film to make debut at upcoming film festival

- Berita is not only good at producing music but she's also into making films

- Berita's short film titled Unknown Union will premier at this years Africa Rising International Film Festival

- Berita's movie will be one of many short films that will be screened at the festival

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Berita's film titled Unknown Union will make its debut at this year's virtual edition of the Africa Rising International Film Festival. The songstress teamed up with director Makere Thekiso to produce the short film.

The movie is set to redefine how audiences view African spaces as it captures and celebrate the ambiguity that is love. The film festival will start on on Friday, 27 November until 29 November. Berita told Briefly.co.za that she believes that music and film "belong together".

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"I get excited when music and film come together, I believe these two components belong together. I am thankful to my Director Makere for the opportunity. I am very excited for our short film to be screened at the Africa Rising International Film Festival."
Exclusive: Berita's film to make debut at upcoming film festival
Berita's film titled Unknown Union will make its debut at the upcoming Africa Rising International Film Festival. Image: @beritaafrosoul/Instagram
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The multi-talented musician has a banging track with DJ Tira titled Uyandazi. She also has another dope track titled Siyathandana featuring songstress Amanda Black. Berita has proved that she's not only good at producing music but also movies.

In other entertainment news, Briefly.co.za reported that AKA's new TV show titled The Braai Show premiered on SABC 1 on Thursday, 12 November. The show managed to pull in over 2 million viewers on its debut.

The show's first episode saw AKA interview flamboyant politician Fikile Mbalula. Entertainment commentator Phil Mphela took to Twitter on Wednesday, 18 November to share that the programme pulled in a whopping 2.8 million viewers. Phil posted

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"The Braai Show with AKA started airing on SABC1 on Thurs, November 12th at 19h30 — pulling in 2.8 million viewers in its very first episode. Making it the 13th most watched program on the channel and 18th in South Africa."

Phil further explained that if the show retains its viewership, it will make the musician the second highest rated talk show host in Mzansi. He added:

"If the show retains the 2.8 million viewers or pull higher, it will likely fall behind Nyan Nyan in terms of most watched talk shows in South Africa."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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