Best new South African Movies (2017) - Top Netflix & Cinema

After the abolishment of the Apartheid, South African movies slowly started to gain recognition internationally. Which movies we liked the best? Scroll down and find out.
The Vore's Film staff selects the top best South African movies of 2017 in cinema, DVD and Netflix. Are Jérôme Salle, Oliver Hermanus & Steven Silver South Africa's biggest directors?

South African movies2017
Popular actorsOrlando Bloom, Forest Whitaker & Conrad Kemp
Trending moviesThe Endless River, Zulu & Skoonheid

Anticipated 2017 South African movies to watch

    The Wound (Inxeba) (Wednesday April 19, 2017)

    The Wound (Inxeba) film poster Director
    John Trengove
    Nakhane Touré
    Bongile Mantsai
    Niza Jay Ncoyini
    The Wound (Inxeba) Trailer

    The Wound, set for a spring 2017 release, is one of the very first Xhosa-spoken films ever. It deals with a young man partaking in a tribal rite of passage. ...Read more

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    District 9 (Friday August 14, 2009)

    District 9 film poster Director
    Neill Blomkamp
    Sharlto Copley
    David James,
    Jason Cope
    District 9 Trailer

    District 9 is the covert security area where the extra terrestrials have been held and forced to live in slum like conditions;...Read more

    Shepherds and Butchers (Saturday February 13, 2016)

    Shepherds and Butchers film poster Director
    Oliver Schmitz
    Andrea Riseborough
    Steve Coogan
    Garion Dowds
    Shepherds and Butchers Trailer

    British actor Steve Coogan stars in this powerful historical drama about a South African lawyer fighting for justice in a country still deeply divided by apartheid. ...Read more

    Zulu (Friday October 10, 2014)

    Zulu film poster Director
    Jérôme Salle
    Orlando Bloom
    Forest Whitaker
    Conrad Kemp
    Zulu Trailer

    Two policemen are investigating a case of murder of a woman that is most likely connected with the availability of a new illegal...Read more

    Shirley Adams (Wednesday October 26, 2011)

    Shirley Adams film poster Director
    Oliver Hermanus
    Denise Newman
    Keenan Arrison
    Emily Child
    Shirley Adams Trailer

    Shirley Adams is a portrait of a mother's love and courage as the film depicts a true and unfortunate event of her life when...Read more

    Skoonheid (Friday August 5, 2011)

    Skoonheid film poster Director
    Oliver Hermanus
    Deon Lotz
    Charlie Keegan
    Michelle Scott
    Skoonheid Trailer

    A man who is a father and a husband, has concealed his true sexual orientation and when he comes in contact with a friend's...Read more

    The Bang Bang Club (Friday July 22, 2011)

    The Bang Bang Club film poster Director
    Oliver Hermanus
    Deon Lotz
    Charlie Keegan
    Michelle Scott
    The Bang Bang Club Trailer

    A drama that is based on true experiences of four photographers who had covered the last few days of apartheid in South Africa.Read more