Pass the popcorn

‘Tis time for some local talk. They say laughter lowers your blood pressure gives your diaphragm a workout and reduces stress hormones such as cortisol and adrenaline. Coming to the point, a must watch movie – Material. Please go and watch this local movie…..our very own South African hit.


Riaad Moosa plays the lead as Cassim Kaif, a young Muslim man,who works at his father’s fabric shop. Cassim, as the only son, is expected to take over the family business ans as a respectful son, he hasn’t considered any alternatives. until he lands up doing an open-mike session at a local comedy club. Here he discovers a hidden talent for comedy and a passion is sparked. It’s a passion that brings him into conflict with his whole family.

Material is heart warming and emphasizes the importance of family. Producer Ronnie Apteker says: “I’m confident that we have the best piece of screenwriting to come out of SA in a long time and the most humble and inspired team.”

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I haven’t watched this movie yet and hopefully will go watch it soon before it goes off the projector 😉

Keep smiling 🙂



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