Sal & Hugh Masekela Play Muse for Father-Son Feature Film

Olympus Pictures has announced that a feature length, scripted project, inspired by Selema (Sal) and Hugh Masekela, is “in development”.   The film will explore the relationship between Hugh (of Ladysmith Black Mambazo Fame) and Sal (of surfing and EXPN fame).  More specifically, Hugh’s exile and return to South Africa (both because of/in opposition to apartheid), … Continue reading Sal & Hugh Masekela Play Muse for Father-Son Feature Film

South Africa Photographer Sam Nzima Honored for Soweto Photo by President Zuma

By: Donna Bryson, Associated Press PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA (AP).-A South African photographer is being honored for helping expose apartheid's brutality to the world with a picture that ended his career. On Wednesday, celebrated as Freedom Day in South Africa because it is the anniversary of the country's first all-race elections, President Jacob Zuma will bestow … Continue reading South Africa Photographer Sam Nzima Honored for Soweto Photo by President Zuma