FILMS

The European Film Festival highlights how people respond to the disruptive changes

In this interview film festival director Peter Rorvik sheds light on his curatorial vision and some of the themes emerging from the festival.

Accused #2 back in the dock

A virtual reality film about the Rivonia Trial points to the loss of our historical records

Moving encounters with misfits and megastars

Film festival screens documentaries of several celebrities and some local artists

​Memories of black South African soldiers who bore arms and fought in War II

A filmmaker spoke to black South African World War II vets who told of being armed and fighting at El Alamein.

​‘Kalushi’ is a meeting of history and cinema

Mandla Dube’s film on Solomon Mahlangu resists a political overview and apartheid hero-worship.

Uranium, Israel, Pinocchio and Top Gun, and what they have to do with Ghostbusters

There is always room for more donkeys on Pleasure Island, especially after the new Ghostbusters proton-blast the No Girls Allowed sign.

Durban film festival: It is all black and white when working outside the colour lines

Monochrome is back on the table and a handful of films at the Durban International Film Festival this year have gone grayscale.

‘Iyho Solomon’ anthem a potent rallying cry for students

Students have embraced the struggle song invoking Solomon Mahlangu, who was hanged by the apartheid government and inspired the film Kalushi.

The future isn’t what it used to be

In 1985, where did we think we'd be in 2015? Not having déjà vu about police crackdowns, surely, as the world celebrated Back to the Future Day.

Red card for film that glorifies Fifa

We sit through the "cringeworthy, self-aggrandising" Fifa-funded film "United Passions", so you won't have to.

LGBT star roles dim in Hollywood

A study has shown that only a fraction of the major studio films last year featured gay characters, most of whom were painted in a bad light.

SA’s female filmmakers make the cut

The Africa by Women project has resulted in 10 short films that deal with different facets of life in the country 20 years after democracy.

Latest

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

The solitary choreography of solo prayer

Covid-19 transmissions in mosques and churches have complicated our relationships with them

Slice of life: Living her own life again

'It was hard to survive without performance'

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories