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Andrew Worsdale

Sisters on screen

As a women's film festival starts, Andrew Worsdale finds women are becoming potent players in the industry.

A gem in the rough

Good grace and fortune are smiling on the film version of <i>The No 1 Ladies' Detective Agency</i>, writes Andrew Worsdale.

Opening doors in Cannes

The SA film industry is present at Cannes this year, but primarily from a trade perspective, reports Andrew Worsdale.

Coming out of limbo

"Soon there will be a Big Fat Something-or-other Wedding or a Bend it like Beckham from South Africa that charms everyone." Ster-Kinekor product manager Helen Kuun tells Andrew Worsdale about the distribution of <i>Malunde</i> and the potential for a Great South African film.

Ad man gets reel

Black empowerment corporation Nail, which formed a new arm dubbed New African Media Films last year, started shooting its first movie on October 1, writes Andrew Worsdale.

Shooting the queen’s messenger

Andrew Worsdale visits the set of Darrell Roodt's 'Mission Impossible without a budget'.

‘McDonolds’ won’t win spelling test

If you order a "Happy Meal" for your child at McDonalds, it comes with a free toy -- this time a tiny Dalmatian.

Truth and dare

Two women have made a prize-winning documentary about South Africa's truth commission. They spoke to Andrew Worsdale.

In the footsteps of time

A new feature documentary examines the fragility of life in the Kalahari desert, says Andrew Worsdale.

Invasion of the set-snatchers

Foreign companies are exploiting the favourable exchange rate and SA's skilled movie crews to make feature films for much less, writes Andrew Worsdale.

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