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Al Jazeera Arabic correspondent Abdullah Elshamy is released


Issued by Kevin Kriedemann 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 Kriedemann 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 Theresa Smith 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 Kriedemann 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 Shani van Straaten 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 Kriedemann 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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Another successful year for South African film at the Cannes International Film Festival


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

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) http://www.ama-awards.com

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 http://kevinlikes.com

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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