Ingrid Jonker film a Cannes pick

Black Butterflies, Dutch director Paula van der Oest’s film about the tragic apartheid era South Africa poet, Ingrid Jonker, has been picked by The Hollywood Reporter as one of six films NOT to miss at the Cannes Film Festival which runs until 22 May.

Design Indaba Film Fest

The Design Indaba Film Fest 2011 runs from 18 to 27 February and will feature names such as Banksy, Massimo Vignelli, Bruce Mau, Javier Mariscal, Yves Saint Laurent,Valentino, Jan Kaplicky, Ant Farm, David Hockney, Buckminster Fuller, and Robin and Lucienne Day.

Tagged for success

Some 120 entries have been received for the 2012 M-Net TAG Awards for public service announcements (PSAs) produced in aid of worthy charities in the Newcomer, Professional and TAG 10 categories...

Out in Africa’s 2nd installment

Documentaries about activists Funeka Soldaat and Judith Kotze are some of the highlights that feature in the second installment of the 19th Out In Africa Gay and Lesbian...

Cape Film Commission’s AGM

The Cape Film Commission (CFC) held its 8th AGM on 30 September 2008 at the Protea President Hotel in Bantry Bay.

SAG losing business

With the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) of America still in contract stalemate with the Hollywood studio executives as represented by the Alliance of Motion Picture & Television Producers (AMPTP) after nearly three months, SAG’s sister union seems to be benefitting.

New Voices in Black Cinema Film Fest

The 3rd annual New Voices in Black Cinema, presented by Brooklyn-based ActNow Foundation in partnership with BAMcinematek runs from 15 to 18 February in the US...

Singh honoured in Palm Beach

On 23 April, South African film producer Anant Singh (Yesterday, Cry, The Beloved Country, Sarafina!) will be honoured at the 12th Annual Palm Beach International Film Festival (PBIFF) with the prestigious Career Achievement Award

Campaign to stop female genital mutilation

A radio documentary highlighting the illegal practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) produced by a group of teenagers from Bristol will be broadcast on Wednesday 22 September on BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour.

Bono wins first Cannes LionHeart award

On 21 June, Bono, activist and lead singer of Irish rock band U2, will be honoured with the inaugural Cannes LionHeart Award...
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