Bonang Matheba’s co-produced film “Public Figure”, which stars Denzel Washington among others American actress like Rose McGowan and internet “provocateur” Sebastian is set to air on SABC1
“Public Figure” hits our small screens this Women’s Month as SABC shared the exciting news on Twitter: “Queen B is back on our screens to serve more content…catch @Bonang_M on #PublicFigure this Monday at 21:00 #SABC1WeMove”.
— SABC1 (@Official_SABC1) August 20, 2020
It was directed by Brian Corso, spotlighting the use of social media, its impact and also looks at people who make a living from it.
The film investigates the lives of influencers around the world, as well as the psychological and addictive effects of social media in society.
The film premiered at the Manchester Film Festival in the UK in 2019.
The film was first screened in South Africa at the 21st Encounters South African International Documentary Festival, which took place in Johannesburg and Cape Town in June 2019.
“Public Figure” was screened at the Socially Relevant Film Festival in New York