The film, set on the Cape Flats and in Pollsmoor prison, is based on the life of scriptwriter John W. Fredericks.
Noem My Skollie tells the story of four teenagers, AB and his three best friends Gimba, Gif and Shorty who – despite their circumstances – try to avoid the gangsters who infiltrate their daily lives.
Eventually the now older AB and Gimba are arrested while breaking into a shop, and sentenced to two years in jail.
In the vicious world of prison, AB decides to use his storytelling talent to entertain the hardened prisoners and raise his status while his friend, Gimba engages on a very different path to ensure his own safety…
In South African Cinemas 02 September 2016.