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Cinema Nouveau Presents the 2014 ‘Tri Continental Human Rights Film Festival

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The 2014 Tri Continental Film Festival (TCFF) returns to South African cinemas at the end of September. The festival will be screened exclusively at Cinema Nouveau theatres in Johannesburg (Rosebank Mall) and Cape Town (V&A Waterfront) from 26 September to 06 October. Unlike previous festivals, where the selection criteria focused on human rights cinema of […]

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New DStv channels revealed

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M-Net and MultiChoice , revealed that two new channels – M-Net Edge and VUZU AMP – will form part of the DStv offering from October. VUZU AMP – an amplified version of the current VUZU channel – will be available on DStv channel 114 from Tuesday, 13 October at 17:00. VUZU AMP will feature local and international […]

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New streaming service offers TV shows, movies on demand

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South Africa’s easy-to-access online streaming entertainment hub VIDI, which allows viewers to watch their favourite TV series and movies as and when they want, was unveiled today. VIDI is the first South African streaming service to offer both a monthly subscription option and/or an instant rental option across one platform. There is no programme scheduling but […]

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The Vent presents ‘The Giver’ Cinema Escape

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On Monday, 8th September 2014, The Vent presented its fourth successful Cinema Escape event at The Zone, Rosebank in  partnership with Ster-Kinekor Theaters. The Vent presented an exclusive pre-screening of The Giver, starring  Brenton Thwaites, Jeff Bridges and Meryl Streep.  The event proved to be a success with a full house cinema. The attendees included movie enthusiasts who […]

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DIE WINDPOMP wins five awards

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The recently released Die Windpomp, won five awards at the Silwerskermfees held last week in Cape Town.  From its nine nominations, the ZenHQ produced film won Best Film, Best Director (Etienne Fourie), Best Support Actress (Marga Van Rooy), Best Original Music Score (Johnny De Ridder) and Best Screenplay (Etienne Fourie). The film is a beautiful, humorous […]

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M-Net’s Big Brother Africa looking globally for a new house

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Following a devastating fire which destroyed the Big Brother Africa Hotshots house at Sasani Studios in Johannesburg yesterday, M-Net and Endemol South Africa are frantically working on finding a new camera house which could be elsewhere in Africa – or in the world! Big Brother Africa Hotshots, the 9th season of the voyeur reality format show was supposed […]

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MTV to air The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

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From 24 September, MTV (DStv channel 130) will air The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, an Emmy Award-nominated US late-night talk show, after acquiring the African TV broadcast rights from NBC Universal International Television Distribution. The show will air on weekdays at 18h00, with an omnibus edition running on from 17h00 to 19:00 on Saturdays and […]

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