Nedbank partners with Jahmil X.T. Qubeka on a new film – Queenstown Kings.
PIC: Zolisa Xaluva and Likhona Mgali
Johannesburg, October 2023 – Nedbank has partnered with Yellowbone Entertainment, a prominent production company for the highly anticipated film, Queenstown Kings. Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Jahmil X.T. Qubeka, this captivating film will premiere on Netflix in November 2023 to deliver a powerful and engaging storyline.
The Nedbank Cup and this impactful film are part of our ongoing commitment to address critical social issues. ‘Investing in the arts, culture and entertainment sector epitomises our ethos as a bank to inspire and uplift society through storytelling and tangible programmes that truly empower communities,’ says Khensani Nobanda, Group Executive for Marketing and Corporate Affairs at Nedbank. ‘Queenstown Kings is a riveting story that not only showcases remarkable African talent, but also aligns with our belief in making a positive impact in people's lives to unlock their hopes and aspirations. The movie is an emotional journey that promotes optimism, cultural understanding, and bridging centred in the context of the Nedbank Cup. We are delighted to be part of bringing this inspiring story to audience.’
Queenstown Kings follows the emotional journey of Fezile Gigaba, a 16-year-old boy whose life takes an unexpected turn after the passing of his legendary soccer player grandfather. With an exceptional ensemble cast featuring Zolisa Xaluva, Enhle Mbali Mlotshwa, Khanya Mkangisa, Tessa Twala, Sandile Mahlangu, Patrick Ndlovu, and newcomer, Likhona Mgali, the film explores themes of family, community, and the transformative power of sports beautifully.
With its compelling narrative and innovative direction, Queenstown Kings promises to captivate viewers worldwide. This film is an emotional masterpiece and will allow audiences to engage in essential conversations about family, community, and the pursuit of dreams.
Watch Queenstown Kings on Netflix from 17 November 2023.