SA film wins international award

South African production Skeem scooped the coveted Audience Choice Award at the recent Abu Dhabi Film Festival (ADFF), showing that locally directed motion pictures pose stiff...

Mandela quotations book published

The Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory has published a new, authorised book of quotations from the respected former president – one they hope will help...

Young writer to publish 18th book

It's no wonder Khulekani Magubane has produced 17 books by the age of 22. The young man possesses energy, something all good writers need....

Cannes triumph for SA films

The South African film industry had a strong presence at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival, with 24 films and documentaries on show and a...

Afrikaans film ‘Skoonheid’ Wins The Queer Palm 2011

AFRIKAANS FILM 'SKOONHEID' WINS THE QUEER PALM 2011 OK, so ‘Skoonheid‘ didn’t win in its official category at the Cannes Film Festival (Un Certain...
Balance, by Colleen Alborough, reflects on “negotiations and manoeuvres we make within the complex, at times disconcerting and chaotic space of South Africa”.

SA short films in international festival

Three South African short films have been selected for the prestigious Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, or Oberhausen International Short Film Festival, to be held in May...
Life Above All

South African Movie Must in London

One of the most moving and magical movies to come out of South Africa is going to be screened in London this weekend and...

South African art gallery looks back 100 years

by Ray Maota The Johannesburg Art Gallery (JAG) is marking 100 years of art-collecting with an elaborate celebration and launch of a new catalogue...

Jock to grace SA screens again

by Janine Erasmus South Africa’s beloved canine icon Jock of the Bushveld has again been immortalised on film, this time in an animated 3D...

Kentridge gets 2010 Kyoto Prize

Lucille Davie World-renowned artist and Johannesburg resident William Kentridge has received the 2010 Kyoto Prize for Arts and Philosophy, for his insights and reflections on...

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