Distribution News: In Brief


- South Africa: National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) has released a study this week, intended to establish the attitude of the learners towards local films, while looking at their viewing trends and barriers to attending cinemas.

- Hopeville is due for release on 43 digital screens in South African cinemas on 3 September. The new South African movie stars promote values through the uplifting story of Amos Manyoni, a recovering alcoholic who moves to a rundown rural town in the hope of etching out a new life with his alienated son.

- From the start of August 2010, the popular local content children’s channel Koowee was made available to all DStv Compact subscribers.