The B.A.I Showcase: May 2022

Sat May 7, 11:00 - Sat May 7, 22:00
Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct


The B.A.I Showcase is an cultural showcase celebrating some of the freshest music, web-series, comedy & cinema Mzansi youth have to offer. In partnership with the Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct and powered by The National Film and Video Foundation and the Gauteng Film Commission, our May 2022 will be our 1st full day festival since lockdown begun. It will include screenings of an array of web-series and short films from some of our industry's trailblazing and award-winning young filmmakers, A live episode recording of the All That Yazz Podcast with guest speaker Kevin Smith, a listening session with Meet My Friends and on top of all that, we also have a curated list of live performances from award-winning and critically acclaimed comedians and musicians. This is a night not to miss if you want to experience a celebration of youth creativity and excellence.

Early Birds: R75

Pre-sale Tickets: R100

Tickets at the door: R130

Hosted by:

Luyolo Mngonyama

Live Performances from:

ASAP Shembe - A critically acclaimed high-energy afro-fusion artist with chart-topping hits that include Maboteng & Ukhatele.

Deniece Marz... - Dynamic and engaging alternative DJ.

Garden Music - An acoustic alternative duo made up of Big Dreamz & Reba that is sure to bring all of the romance and garden intimacy.

Tom Saison - An alternative R&B vocalist/artist who's had a 5FM Pop Charts No. 1 with his song No Way featuring Naye Ayla

Tsitsi Chiumya - SAFTA & Comics Choice Award Winner Comedian who's been featured on Trevor Noah's NationWild and BBC World's ArtHour as well as having multiple sold-out specials.

Lindy Johnson - Lovable and Energetic Comedienne who's been featured on Trevor Noah's NationWild

Screening Content include:

Metamorph - An award-winning suspense short film starring Bokang Phelane & Thabo Rametsi

Keng Daai Deng - Drama Web-series starring Tshiamo Semunza, Sphamandla Qwabe, Vuyo Ngcukana and Palesa Shelile

The Ring of Beasts - Epic Action Short Film starring Cameron Scott, Hungani Ndlovu, Jonathan Pienaar & Bonko Khoza

A Divine Order Bioscope - An experimental Musical Short Film starring Sisa Makgoro, Vanessa Akibate, Nonhlanhla Xaba & Dineo Maluleke

Seven Stages - A romance-drama short film starring Senzo Radebe and Reabetswe Shongwe

A Preview Screening of The Bubbling Culture, an 6-part docu-series focused on various South African entertainment eco-systems.

Special Events include:

All That Yazz Live!

Meet My Friends Live!

Additional information

Age restriction No under 16s
Refund policy Refunds allowed (view policy)


The B.A.I Showcase: May 2022
Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct
41 Juta St, Johannesburg, 2000
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