The South African Film and TV Awards (Saftas) never fail to showcase the best local shows of the year. At the 13th award ceremony, which took place on 2 March, more quality series and films were highlighted – and seven of these are now on Showmax! Here’s what to watch.
1. The River
The River was the most awarded production overall. Its awards included Best Telenovela and Most Popular TV Soap/Telenovela. A number of its cast and crew also took home awards: Moshidi Motshegwa won Best Actress – Telenovela, Presley Chweneyagae won Best Actor – Telenovela, Lawrence Maleka won Best Supporting Actor – Telenovela, and the directing team won Best Achievement in Directing – Telenovela.
2. Ring of Lies
This intriguing telenovela started off with a young boxer, Neo, whose dreams of becoming a champion start to come true when he is scouted by a well-known manager. But by the end of season two, the storyline had progressed to a world of lies and betrayal. Vele Manenje won Best Supporting Actress – Telenovela. Season two is not available on Showma...
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