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Wild Talk Africa Showcases Wildlife and Environmental Films at the 35th Durban International Film Festival


Issued by Wild Talk Africa http://wildtalkafrica.com

During Wild Talk Africa’s interim year, the festival has secured 9 slots at 35th Durban International Film Festival.

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Hard to Get to open Durban Film Fest


Issued by National Film and Video Foundation http://www.nfvf.co.za

South African movie Hard to Get, a love story set in Johannesburg's crime underworld, has been chosen to open the 35th Durban International Film Festival on 17 July, the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) announced last week.

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7 days left for Twenty Journey’s Kickstarter campaign


Issued by KEViN LiKES http://kevinlikes.com

There are only seven days left to pledge your support on Kickstarter for Twenty Journey, which will see three photographers - a Xhosa, a boer and a Soutie - document a four-month trip across South Africa in a campervan.

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Omotoso surprises with labour of love


Issued by Independent Newspaper Ltd http://www.tonight.co.za

Akin Omotoso has surprised the film industry by writing and directing a romantic comedy. Known for the serious topics in his films, Omotoso has chosen a romantic comedy with the name Tell Me Sweet Something.

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Ahmed Kathrada supporting the #freeajstaff campaign

Al Jazeera Arabic correspondent Abdullah Elshamy is released


Issued by KEViN LiKES http://kevinlikes.com

Al Jazeera Arabic correspondent Abdullah Elshamy has been released by the Egyptian authorities after spending ten months in detention.

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Al Jazeera takes top prize at prestigious Monte Carlo Television Festival


Issued by KEViN LiKES http://kevinlikes.com

Al Jazeera has been recognised at the prestigious Monte Carlo Television Festival, taking the top prize at the Festival’s Award Ceremony last night.

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SA director Ntuli’s movie to open Durban Film Fest


Issued by Independent Newspaper Ltd http://www.tonight.co.za

This year’s opening film for the Durban International Film Festival is the action- romance Hard to Get from first-time feature filmmaker, Zee Ntuli, writes Theresa Smith.

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Football Rebels Returns for World Cup Fans


Issued by KEViN LiKES http://kevinlikes.com

With World Cup fever about to start in earnest, Football Rebels, hosted by Eric Cantona, returns to Al Jazeera, shining a spotlight on some of the more unusual stories of football heroes.

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Wild Talk Africa showcases films at Durban International Film Festival


Issued by Wild Talk Africa http://wildtalkafrica.com

For the second year running, Durban Wild Talk Africa will showcase a selection of both local and international natural history films during nine slots at this year's 35th Durban International Film Festival which runs from 17 - 27 July 2014.

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Prosecution witnesses unable to recall any evidence against Al Jazeera


Issued by KEViN LiKES http://kevinlikes.com

Yesterday, during the eleventh hearing for Peter Greste, Baher Mohammed and Mohammed Fahmy, defence lawyers cross-examined the committee relied upon by the Egyptian prosecution to provide opinion on the alleged evidence against Al Jazeera English’

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