Bonang Matheba announces premiere of her first co-produced film, Public Figure

South African media personality, Bonang Matheba, is starring and co-producing her first film titled Public Figure, and shared the premiere date on her social media pages.

Award-winning radio host, TV personality, style icon and business woman, Bonang Matheba, shared exciting news to her over 3 million social media followers, about the debut of the film on her Twitter and Instagram pages, on Wednesday, 23 January 2019.

She announced that the film was accepted at the annual Manchester Film Festival, which will premiere on Saturday, 9 March 2019. The Manchester Film Festival showcases strong and inventive film-making.

Public Figure is a documentary that investigates the lives of influencers from around the world as well as the psychological and addictive effects of social media in society. The documentary film was produced in partnership with New York-based Production Company, Red Button Films. It features social media influencers and public figures around the world, by looking into their everyday lives and how they deal with fame, money, hate and obsession.

Famous Canadian fitness expert, Gregory O’Gallagher, Australian lifestyle blogger, Emma Rose, traveller, Emmert Sparling, food and travel bloggers Greg and Rebecca Remmy, Chicago-born Instagram comedian, Donterio Hundon, and New York comedian, Sebastian Tribbe, are the public figures cast in the film.

Public Figure will give South African viewers a glimpse of Bonang Matheba’s everyday life, and the role social media has played in the success of her career.