Screenings

docLOVE Sept: The Yes Men

THE YES MEN FIX THE WORLD by Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno are two guys who just can’t take “no” for an answer. They have an unusual hobby: posing as top executives of corporations they hate. Armed with nothing but...

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Commemorating Ahmed Timol through film

On 27 October 1971 Ahmed Timol, a 29-year-old Roodepoort school teacher and political activist supposedly committed suicide by jumping out of the 10th floor of the former John Vorster Square Police Station (now Johannesburg Police Station). The original sham of an...

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Mini-INPUT Johannesburg

24 & 25 October 2019 – AFDA Johannesburg The Mini-INPUT will be showcasing productions screened and discussed at the INPUT 2019 conference which was held in Bangkok in May 2019. More than 400 delegates (all TV professionals) gathered in Bangkok to discuss and showcase the state...

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docLOVE Call for 2020 Films

The Documentary Filmmakers' Association docLOVE screenings launched their 2019 season with the with award-winning filmmaker, Rehad Desai's SAFTA-winning, Everything Must Fall in February 2019. Other films this year have included DFA members’ films such as Enver Samuel’s Someone to Blame: The Ahmed...

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Thuli Madonsela doc arrives on Showmax

Whispering Truth To Power, Shameela Seedat's documentary about Thuli Madonsela's last year as South Africa's public protector, is now streaming first on Showmax. A perfect fit for Women's Day, the acclaimed documentary won the Special Jury Prize at Hot Docs, North America's most important documentary...

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docLOVE expands to KZN

Centre for Civil Society in collaboration with docLOVE presents a Documentary Screening: JOZI GOLDA Human Catastrophe, A Toxic City, An Unlikely ActivistThe story about the gold mining industry in Johannesburg and the radioactive waste left behind. The mines of Johannesburg have produced...

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DocLOVE August: Buddha in Africa

PLEASE JOIN US FOR A SCREENING OF BUDDHA IN AFRICA Enock Alu, a Malawian teenager growing up in a Chinese Buddhist orphanage, feels torn between his African roots and Chinese upbringing. Once the star performer with dreams of becoming a martial arts...

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docLOVE May/June – “An Insignificant Man”

Invitation: docLOVE May/June - AN INSIGNIFICANT MAN AN INSIGNIFICANT MAN by Khusboo Ranka, Vinay Shukla A  non-fiction  drama  chronicling  the  most  outrageous  political  debut  in  the  largest democracy  in  the  world,  “An Insignificant  Man"  follows  Arvind  Kejriwal  and  his  insurgent party  as  they  ...

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Encounters Opening Night Film Announced

The 21st Encounters South African International Documentary Festival has announced the opening night film as well as a host of the most talked about non-fiction films from the past year. Fresh from the world’s leading festivals, Encounters has secured the rights to screen 2019’s...

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