1Magic shines at the SAFTAS

21 August 2023
Celebrate SAFTA-nominated gems like The River, Entangled and Lavish.

With of nominations at the 17th South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs), 1 Magic (DStv Channel 103) stands as a beacon of excellence, showcasing the remarkable talent within the South African film and television industry.

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Among the standout nominations, The River leads the pack with 11 well-deserved nods. Notable mentions include Sindi Dlathu’s nomination for Best Actress in the Telenovela category, as well as Lawrence Maleka and Presley Chweneyagae vying for the title of Best Actor in a Telenovela.

The gripping drama Lavish follows with 3 nominations, including recognition for Best TV Drama and an acknowledgement of their outstanding achievement in Cinematography.

The beloved dramedy Entangled shares the spotlight with 3 nominations, featuring Mpho Modikoane’s nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a TV Drama.

Ayeye: Stripped adds to the roster with a single nomination, recognised for its exceptional achievement in Scriptwriting.

Catch the SAFTA-nominated The River, weekdays at 20:00 on 1Magic (DStv Channel 103), and watch the excitement of the SAFTAs live on Saturday 30 September on Mzansi Magic (DStv Channel 161).