Material is a heart-warming and authentic local family movie that is being released on DVD in South Africa this week. Exclusives.co.za and Nu Metro are giving ten lucky Fanatics members a chance to own a copy of Material on DVD, specially signed by actor Riaad Moosa.
To stand a chance to win follow the steps below:
Answer the following question in the comment thread below using the Nu Metro website for clues:
Q. What was the date of the cinematic release of Material?
Competition closes on the 24th of June. Winners will be announced during the week of the 25th.
Riaad Moosa plays the lead character in the film, a young Muslim man who works in his father’s fabric shop in Fordsburg, Johannesburg. In the family tradition Riaad, as the only son, is expected to take over the family business from his father.
Riaad is a respectful son and has certainly not considered any alternatives; this is his life and his destiny. Until one night, through a series of coincidences, he lands up doing an open mike session at a local comedy club. He discovers a hidden talent for comedy; a passion is sparked within him like nothing previously in his life.
He is encouraged to carry on with the comedy a path that brings him into conflict, not only with his father but other family members and some elements of his community. This is essentially the story of a family grappling with universal issues like, identity, responsibility and duty.