New Netflix series shot by AFDA alumni Motheo Moeng & Kabelo Thathe

Sep 15, 2022 | Alumni, News

Netflix announced the release of its upcoming supernatural drama “The Brave Ones” releasing on 16 September. The Brave Ones is created by renowned film director, writer and actor Akin Omotoso and shot by AFDA alumni cinematographers Motheo Moeng, known for his work on the Netflix series “Queen Sono” and Kabelo Thathe, known for his work on the Netflix film “Seriously Single”.

The captivating six-episode series unfolds in the parallel worlds of modern-day South Africa and the supernatural world of African gods and divine beings.

Ntsiki Gasa (Sthandile Nkosi) is a mystical being reincarnated as a human who sets out to avenge her sister’s death. However, Ntsiki faces a powerful and determined enemy in Ayanda Mbatha (Nomalanga Nkosi). Ayanda is the ruthless wife of an equally heartless land-grabbing property developer, Luthando Mbatha. Tony Kgoroge, who has her own compelling reasons for exploiting the powers of The Brave Ones. To defeat her formidable enemies and save her family from destruction, Ntsiki must learn to use and harness her superpowers.

The diverse and dramatic characters of “The Brave Ones” are the actors Bonko Khoza, Zamani Mbatha, Pheello Kotelo and Sthandiwe Kgoroge and Yule Masiteng.

AFDA alumnus Motheo Moeng (SASC) filmography:

2022 – The Brave Ones (TV Series)

2022 – The Umbrella Men (Film)

2020 – Queen Sono (Netflix Series)

2020 – An Ordinary People (Documentary)

2018 – Baby Mama (Film)

2017 – Catching Feelings (Film)

2017 – Matwetwe (Film)

2015 – Tempy Pushas (TV Series)

2015 – The Mayor (TV Series)

2015 – The Bantu Hour (TV Series)

2015 – Black President (Documentary)

2014 – The Two of US (Film)

AFDA alumnus Kabelo Thathe filmography:

2022- The Brave Ones (Netflix Series)

2022 – Rise (Disney Film)

2020 – New Material (Film)

2020 – Seriously Single (Netflix Film)

2019 – The Ghost and the House of Truth (Film)

2017 – My Kitchen Rules South Africa (TV Series)

2017 – MTV Shuga: Down South (TV Series)

2016 – 90 Plein Street (TV Series)

2016 – Vaya (Film)



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