Drama

Penguin Films has produced hundreds of hours of drama for television over 30 years.
The experience garnered has set Penguin Films apart with many awards from across the globe.

GENRE: Drama, Television
 
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Traffic!

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Traffic is an investigative drama/thriller following our central character, Detective Lungi Mlaba (Bonnie Mbuli) who, in the course of a murder investigation, finds her own integrity is severely put to the test.
GENRE: Drama, Television
 
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Forced Love

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Forced Love is a romantic comedy based on Shakespeare’s ‘Taming of the Shrew’. It centres on two people falling in love despite their serious misgivings about one another.
GENRE: Drama, Television
 
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Montana

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Penguin Films produced 78 episodes of Montana for SABC 1. The series revolved around the community of Montana in Cape Town which is a melting pot of different races and social classes.
GENRE: Drama, Television
 
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Izingane Zobaba

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IZINGANE ZOBABA is a contemporary South African tale adapted from William Shakespeare's "King Lear".
GENRE: Drama, Television
 
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Sokhulu & Partners

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Sokhulu and Partners is a legal drama series produced by Paw Paw Films for SABC 1. The Sokhulu brothers (Melusi Yeni & Thami Africa) with the help of Pamela (Linda Sokhulu) fight legal battles in court as they stand up for those who cannot speak for themselves. The series is based on real cases in South Africa with a dramatic twist.
GENRE: Drama, Television
 
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Home Affairs

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Penguin Films produced the 65 part one-hour drama series, entitled Home Affairs for SABC 1. Home Affairs tells the stories of six women from separate universes searching for their true identity in South Africa.
GENRE: Drama, Television
 
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Shreds and Dreams

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Shreds and Dreams follows four women from urban and rural settings as their lives, struggles and desires intersect.
GENRE: Drama, Television
 
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Shooting Stars

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In a build up to 2010 and the soccer world cup Penguin produced 52 one hour episodes of the soccer drama Shooting Stars for e t.v. The series followed an up and coming local soccer club as they strive to make the premier league division.
GENRE: Drama, Television
 
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Khululeka

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It has been over twenty years since the first series of KHULULEKA was broadcast on South African television screens. KHULULEKA was launched in 1994 to coincide with our country’s introduction to democracy. The original series of KHULULEKA was an initiative of the Matla Trust which was set up by President Nelson Mandela to educate first time voters. The popularity of the series led to subsequent series which covered a wide range of educational topics including democracy, human rights issues and the need to inform communities about local government. Sponsors of previous series have included the Mott Foundation, the Department of Constitutional Development, SABC Education and the Independent Electoral Commission.
GENRE: Drama, Television
 
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