Netflix lines up Stephina Zwane movie

By Content Nigeria reporter
August 16, 2023

Love, Sex & 30 Candles is inspired by Angela Makholwa’s The 30th Candle

South African drama film Love, Sex & 30 Candles, directed by Stephina Zwane (Love & Kwaito), will premiere on Netflix on 18 August.

The film focuses on four best friends. When they hit the age of 30, they deal with hardships, relationships and a secret that might destroy their friendship.

Inspired by South African author Angela Makholwa’s book The 30th Candle, it stars Amogelang Chidi, Bahumi Madisakwane, Gabisile Tshabalala and Candice Modiselle.

According to the producers, Love, Sex & 30 Candles takes viewers on a heartfelt journey of friendship, love and self-discovery.

As well as 2016 movie Love & Kwaito, Zwane’s other credits include TV series Spirit Sundae and Jika MaJika for SABC, plus Sifun’Ukwazi for Mzansi Magic. She is the co-founder of Sorele Media, a Randburg-based film production company she started with film producer and actor Salamina Mosese.

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