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Durban gives glory to the extraordinary

Cineasts of the coast are about to be blessed with a line-up of exceptional cinema.

Bokeh attempts to stitch SA’s film, fashion industry together

The inaugural Bokeh South Africa International Fashion Film Festival, which took place in Cape Town, aims to challenge traditional form of film.

iMPAC: Short films get their five minutes

This year's iMPAC festival includes three one-hour short-film selections of work by founder Pluto Panoussis's students. The M&G caught up with him.

‘Fanie Fourie’s Lobola’ scoops major award

The South African film "Fanie Fourie's Lobola" has won an award at the largest film festival in the United States, it has been reported.

If it’s September it must be Venice, but Europe’s film festivals face a new threat

Celebrities will grace the Lido's red carpet this week but the magic of the world's oldest film festival is fading.

Cannes’s late surprise

Agnes Poirier looks at Laurent Cantet's film <i>Entre les Murs </i>, which won the Palme d'Or at this year's Cannes Festival.

Indy goes old-school

Back after 19 years, the new Indiana Jones film premiered at Cannes. Charlotte Higgins reports from the festival.

Africa on screen

Percy Zvumoya looks at the upcoming film festival Africa on Screen, which will coincide with this year's Africa Day celebrations.

A taste of Croatia on screen

<b>ON CIRCUIT:</b> The Croatian Film Festival, <i>How She Move</i>, <i>Mad Money</i> and <i>Street Kings</i>, starring Forrest Whitaker.

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Ramaphosa asks all South Africans to help to avoid 50 000 Covid-19 deaths this year

Calling this ‘the gravest crisis in the history of our democracy’, the president said level three lockdown remains, but enforcement will be strengthened

Watch it again: Ramaphosa addresses the nation on risk-adjusted strategy to manage Covid-19 spread

The president's address comes after a number of meetings with Cabinet and the National Command Council

Court must declare Cape Town’s ‘inhuman’ demolitions, evictions illegal, says law centre

The city argues that it is not carrying out evictions, but is acting against land invasions

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