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Al Jazeera Arabic correspondent Abdullah Elshamy is released

Issued by Kevin Kriedemann KEViN LiKES

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 Kriedemann KEViN LiKES

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 Theresa Smith Independent Newspaper Ltd

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 Kriedemann KEViN LiKES

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 Shani van Straaten Wild Talk Africa

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 Kriedemann KEViN LiKES

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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Another successful year for South African film at the Cannes International Film Festival

Issued by Karen Son National Film and Video Foundation

In celebrating 20 years of Freedom at the Cannes film festival to coincide with the national celebrations, the NFVF's key message was 'Attracting New Markets & Investment'.

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AMAA@10: Celebrating Africa’s finest

Issued by Peace Anyiam-Osigwe The Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA)

That South African film noir, ‘Of Good Report’ excelled at the 10th African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) held last weekend in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State did not come as a surprise to movie buffs.

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AMAA Once Upon a Gala Event

Issued by David Moore Big Blue Productions

When we made our first feature, Once Upon a Road Trip, we had no idea what kind of journey it would take us on.

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Sinutab - Big Head, directed by Ian Chuter

Ian Chuter directs Big Head ad for Sinutab

Issued by Kevin Kriedemann KEViN LiKES

Platypus Productions’ Ian Chuter directed JWT’s Sinutab Big Head spot, which is currently on TV. “The big head is a metaphor for how the hero feels clumsy and defocused due to his head cold,” says Ian.

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