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Holocaust director hails jihadi doccie
Holocaust director hails jihadi doccie
A French documentary about life among jihadi groups in Africa and the Middle East that sparked a row over censorship has been given an 18...
Mary Ellen Mark, champion of 'people on the edges', dies
Mary Ellen Mark, champion of 'people on the edges', dies
Mary Ellen Mark died on Monday at a New York hospital from myelodysplastic syndrome, a disease affecting bone marrow and blood, said her...
'Empire of dirt': You can have it all
'Empire of dirt': You can have it all
South African-born filmmaker Ben Stillerman insists his documentary Taking Stock is not about his father – a man who runs a store...
Talking to animals, one mosquito at a time
Talking to animals, one mosquito at a time
The Q&A session following the premiere of the documentary The Animal Communicator is well under way. An audience member describes how...
Oppression across ?continents
Oppression across ?continents
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[Slideshow]21 Icons: Celebrating SA's living giants
[Slideshow]21 Icons: Celebrating SA's living giants
Through a series of portraits and documentaries, Adrian Steirn's 21 Icons project highlights 21 extraordinary South African leaders.
Jo’burg cast in new light, but old shadows abide
Jo’burg cast in new light, but old shadows abide
In what many consider Johannesburg’s wild east, the dreams and fears, hopes and histories of five people intersect.
Encounters: Five of the best at the fest
Encounters: Five of the best at the fest
In Heaven Underground European history is told through the story of Weissensee Cemetery, one of the last remaining sites of Jewish burial in Germany. This lighthearted look...
No shortcut through the graveyard forest
No shortcut through the graveyard forest
Every Friday Naiff Hujjo, a Palestinian resident of Deir Hanna village in ­Galilee, makes a pilgrimage by tractor, not to mosque, but to a well...
Unholy conquest of the ‘eternal capital’
Unholy conquest of the ‘eternal capital’
Archival footage of Jerusalem in the early 20th century provides fascinating clues to the way cultural divisions emerged in the so-called Holy...
Reminding us of the miracle of South Africa's transition
Reminding us of the miracle of South Africa's transition
It is not a new story, but it carries a new meaning – South Africa is a miracle that is rising.
Discovering hippies and teen rebellion when 'Searching for Sugar Man'
Discovering hippies and teen rebellion when 'Searching for Sugar Man'
‘You know then,” said Stephen Segerman.

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