Yellowbone Entertainment hosts glittering premiere for ‘The Queenstown Kings’

BY Nkosazana Ngwadla

Yellowbone Entertainment, a prominent force in the South African film industry, brought a touch of glamour and creative brilliance to Gqeberha with the highly-anticipated premiere of The Queenstown Kings.

This star-studded event not only celebrated the film but also paid tribute to the exceptional talent that breathed life into this cinematic masterpiece.

The Queenstown Kings, directed by the lauded Jahmil X.T. Qubeka and produced by Layla Swart, invites viewers into the heartfelt journey of Fezile Gigaba, a 16-year-old football prodigy whose aspirations reach for the stars. The movie delves into themes of family, community, and the transformative power of sports, resonating deeply with its audience.

The evening’s festivities were beaming with a vibrant green-carpet reception at the renowned Boardwalk, Nu Metro in Gqeberha. Here, the crème de la crème of the film and entertainment industry gathered to honour the creativity that brought the film to life.

The film screening stood as a crowning moment of the night. Attendees were among the privileged few worldwide who had the opportunity to experience the emotional depth of The Queenstown Kings. The film’s 2-hour and 15-minute runtime held the audience spellbound, leaving them captivated from start to finish.

In attendance, was a noteworthy contributor to the film, Nedbank, one of South Africa’s leading financial institutions. Their endorsement of the arts and their commitment to positive change through storytelling made them a fitting partner for the film.

“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,” stated Nthabiseng Matshekga, Executive Head of Marketing Excellence at Nedbank.

“The 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 centered in the context of the Nedbank Cup. We are delighted to be part of bringing this inspiring story to audiences.”

The event marked a pivotal juncture for Yellowbone Entertainment, heralding the commencement of ‘The Queenstown Kings’ journey as it readies itself to make its debut this November. The film is poised to touch hearts and ignite thought-provoking conversations about family, community, and the pursuit of dreams.

Its compelling narrative artfully weaves an emotional story that strikes a chord with audiences worldwide. Yellowbone Entertainment extends heartfelt gratitude for the overwhelming support that graced the film’s production and premiere. With great anticipation, the production company looks forward to continuing to capture the hearts of audiences when it releases on November 17.

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