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NECKTIE YOUTH WINS BEST SOUTH AFRICAN FILM AND BEST DIRECTOR AWARDS IN DURBAN

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Urucu Media’s hugely anticipated drama Necktie Youth walked away with top honours at the Durban International Film Festival on Saturday night, winning both the best South African feature award and the international jury award for best director for director Sibs Shongwe-La Mer. Said the jury in their report on Necktie Youth: “a film desperate to […]

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DIS EK, ANNA To Debut At DIFF 2015

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Palama Productions will debut their latest feature film Dis ek, Anna at the Durban International Film Festival this year.  Based on the fictionalised autobiographical best-sellers Dis ek, Anna and Die Staat teen Anna Bruwer by Anchien Troskie, written under the pseudonym Elbie Lötter, and adapted for screen by Tertius Kapp, the film is produced by […]

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SABC2 adds Showville as new talent reality show

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SABC2 has added a new reality talent search show, Showville, which it hopes will help boost the channel’s lackluster weekend schedule and viewership and which will start on Saturdays at 20:00 from 7 November. A second season of Showville is already planned for 2016. Showville, an international format, is somewhat like SA’s Got Talent, and will be scouring South […]

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