Home > News > South Africa's 1st Local All-Black Porn Film to Debut • Bookmark   • Newsletters   • Register Search Options

NEWS STORY

South Africa's 1st Local All-Black Porn Film to Debut

South Africa's 1st Local All-Black Porn Film to Debut
Get XBIZ News
XBIZ Research
Will virtual reality headsets like the Oculus Rift revolutionize adult entertainment?
Yes
  52.33%
No
  47.67%
Out of 86 votes. Results based on votes submitted by members of XBIZ.net social network.
XBIZ 360 - Jan. 13-16, Los Angeles
Monday, Sep 20, 2010    Text size: 
JOHANNESBURG — South Africa’s first locally produced all-black porn movie is set to be released by Sondeza.com on Sept. 30.

According to producers, the movie was created as a result of frustration from the site’s 30,000 members who are hungry for local content.

The hour-long movie — “Mapona Volume 1” — was shot over a three-day period according to producer Tau Morena who also runs the website that began operation in 2008 as a network of former university friends who shared sexual experiences by posting personal photos and videos.

Morena said the film was shot POV style “in a manner that gives the viewer an opportunity to feel as if they are part of the action.”

The cast includes talent pooled from an open call audition for volunteers posted on the site. However, the performers were ultimately paid for their scenes.

Reports said talent was screened for HIV/AIDS and other STDs and the men used condoms.

“There were breaks of up to four hours during shooting allowing cast members to relax. The inexperienced actors were initially a bit nervous, but not overly concerned about their naked bodies appearing on screen,” according to the movie's producer.

Although no dollar amount was reported, the producers said making the film wasn’t cheap.

Morena said site members are spread across South Africa, the U.K. and the U.S.

He noted that public perception about porn in South Africa remains a challenge, but “Sondeza had not created adult entertainment — it merely localized something that even the elders were consuming behind closed doors.”

More ways to get XBIZ News:  RSS Feeds  |  E-Newsletters  |  Desktop Widget  |  Mobile
Looking for porn star news and behind-the-scene videos? Check out XFANZ.com !

PROFILES & BIOS

Tricks of the Trade: Mighty Real

My name is Shine Louise Houston and I am producer, director and founder of Pink and White Productions. We have produced four explicit queer feature films, and we run two queer pornographic websites, CrashPadSeries.com... More »

Marc Dorcel: French Porn Heavyweight Toasts Milestone Year

It takes the kind of mettle to withstand economic downturns, changes in consumer buying trends, new technologies — and in the adult industry, coping with ever-changing laws and attacks from conservative... More »

Crowded House: Falcon Studios Group is a Gay Porn Juggernaut

It’s fitting, really, that the stars aligned this way — a sort of poetic symmetry about how the lineage of gay porn’s biggest names have found themselves under one roof. In early July,... More »
XBIZ NEWSLETTERS
Stay informed of the latest industry developments. Get XBIZ newsletters delivered to your inbox. Subscribe today!
Enter email address:

* To manage existing subscriptions click here.






POPULAR PRODUCTS & SERVICES
Submit your press release to
multiple news outlets with 1 click.
Subscribe to RSS news feeds or
add free content to your website.
Access XBIZ news and articles
with your mobile device.
Access the latest issues of the industry's leading trade publications in digital form. View online or download for offline viewing.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Dutch Webmaster Meeting

Dec 13 - Dec 13
Amsterdam, Holland

ANME Show

Jan 12 - Jan 13
Burbank, California

XBIZ 360

Jan 13 - Jan 16
Los Angeles, CA

XBIZ Awards

Jan 15 - Jan 15
Los Angeles, CA
Everyday thousands of business professionals browse XBIZ's industry directory for quality products and services. Not listed yet? Your company could be losing potential new business. Submit your company today!
Use XBIZ RSS feeds to stay informed of the latest industry developments or as a content syndication tool for your website!