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South African Filmmakers Find Their Voice, Hoping Audiences Will Follow

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South African filmmakers are beginning a new chapter as they look ahead to a strong showing at the Cannes Film Festival. The country has had a growing presence at the fest in recent years, and this edition will be no different, with four market screenings, three co-production forums and a better than hundred-strong delegation expected to showcase […]

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Graham Jenneker wins Survivor South Africa

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Graham Jenneker (29) from Bellville, Cape Town, was named as the Ultimate Survivor during the live finale of M-Net’s Survivor South Africa: Champions last night (18 May). The Financial Manager picked up the majority of votes from the Juara Jury – and the R1 Million prize – after surviving 27 days of tough challenges, calamitous […]

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X Factor has hit the shores of Mzansi

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It has arrived! The world’s biggest and most successful singing competition is coming to South Africa. SABC1 has grabbed the opportunity for a local version of the format reality singing competition The X-Factor and will bring The X-Factor South Africa to South African viewers. The X-Factor SA will be produced by production company Rapid Blue licensing the format from FremantleMedia […]

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Generations brings out a new face

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Last night rising actress Sheena D made her debut on Mzansi`s highest rated soapie Generations as Tammy. The multi-talent and beautiful actress, producer, presenter and movie enthusiast blogger, Sheena D made her debut on Generations, Monday, 9 May 2014.  Sheena is playing the character of Tammy – an eccentric character who wants what she wants. You […]

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Monthly Special: First Wednesday screens “Miners Shot Down”

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The social injustice of the “mining” black proletarians is still in practice, 20 years after the South African “democracy” they can no longer remain stoic to the system that economically cripples them. They congregate peacefully to discuss matters that can also give them a fair economic advantage in the “Republic” however this is reciprocated with […]

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‘Durban Poison’ premiers in Namibia

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Durban Poison (2013), a South African feature film directed by Andrew Worsdale and produced by the Karoo Film Company, will screen at the Goethe-Centre in Windhoek, Namibia on 31 May at 19h00. The screening is presented by AfricAvenir, a non-profit organisation which aims to educate and inform African and European audiences. The film stars Brandon […]

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