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Blood Diamond star to film in Cape Town


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

Blood Diamond actor Djimon Hounsou is headed to South Africa to star in post-apocalyptic action adventure One, to be filmed in Cape Town and Johannesburg this year.

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Egypt verdict "defies logic, sense, and any semblance of justice"


Issued by KEViN LiKES http://kevinlikes.com

Following today’s verdict in Cairo, Al Jazeera English managing director Al Anstey said: “Today three colleagues and friends were sentenced, and will continue behind bars for doing a brilliant job of being great journalists.

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Woolworths 'Flavour' commercial

Ian Chuter cements position as leading food director


Issued by KEViN LiKES http://kevinlikes.com

Platypus Productions’ director Ian Chuter has had his busiest start to a year yet, cementing his position as one of South Africa’s leading food specialists with back-to-back campaigns for the likes of McDonalds, Royco Africa, Snowflake, and Woolwo

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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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