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5 MINUTES WITH … NEIL SHAW

My name is Neil Shaw and I am currently (volunteer) teaching a semester of documentary filmmaking at the ANKAA migrant skills centre in Athens, Greece. 1. Tell us about yourself – who are you and what do you do? I am a video journalist...

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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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5 MINUTES WITH … FRANCOIS VERSTER

1. Tell us about yourself – who are you and what do you do? My name is Francois Verster.  I am a documentary filmmaker, cameraperson, editor and consultant, and I also teach documentary filmmaking. Shooting on GIRL, TAKEN  I am currently producing and filming Shameela Seedat’s AFRICAN...

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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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