Tricontinental Film Festival

Prayer for rage, justice and flight

Anita Khanna is the director of the TriContinental Film Festival, which is showing at cinemas in Johannesburg, Pretoria and Cape Town.

Pastrami and apartheid

Shaun de Waal reviews two documentaries about Israel-Palestine, both showing at the TriContinental Film Festival.

Be bold with bananas

Documentarians tend to traffic in misery and horror and it can be hard to escape that feeling when taking a look at the TriContinental Film Festival.

We live in these times, and we have to speak out

This year's Tricontinental Film Festival celebrates those who have fought to protect freedom of speech and expression.

Festival of truth and freedom

The Tricontinental Film Festival, the biggest festival of human rights cinema in Africa, returns with a thought-provoking lineup.

Loose canon

Filmmaker Peter Wintonick, director of <i>Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media</i>, speaks to the <i>M&G</i>.

From the outside, looking in

Zanele Muholi speaks about her documentary <i>Difficult Love</i>, and allowing "outsiders" to examine her life as a black lesbian in South Africa.

Picturing Ponte

Ingrid Martens's <i>Africa Shafted -- Under One Roof </i>explores the lives of non-south Africans in Africa's tallest building.

Known only by his absence

Life as an exile in Europe is illuminated through the eyes of artist Dumile Feni's daughter, who never met her father.

T-shirts, T-cells and triumphs

<i>TAC -- Taking Haart</i> could be seen as propaganda, or part of the TAC's campaign to win hearts and minds. But it's good propoganda.

The Song remains the same

This trend of using art as an outlet for frustration and marginalisation is evident in the films showing at the Tri Continental film festival.

The return of Dr Death

<em>Anthrax War</em> is Bob Coen's engrossing voyage of discovery into the dark world of chemical and biological warfare.


Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

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

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