Esther Anderson won an NAACP Image Award for her performance in A Warm December, 1973. A Warm December (1973) Sidney Poitier directs and stars in this whirlwind romance as the recently widowed Dr. Matt Younger who meets Catherine (Esther Anderson) while in London with his daughter. As Matt gets closer to Catherine, her secrets unfold. … Continue reading Love! I’m in Love! || Sidney Poitier’s A Warm December Screens Tonight at IU Cinema in 35mm, 7PM ❤️💕✨✨✨
The Filmmaker to Filmmaker: Conversations from the Director’s Chair event is an annual IU Cinema program that pairs two complementary film directors on stage together, discussing their artistic vision, process, and bodies of work, surrounded by screenings of their films. Filmmaker to Filmmaker: Qubeka and Verster From the IU Cinema site: This series highlights the … Continue reading Screening Qubeka’s Sew Winter to My Skin TODAY 10/6, 4PM, IU Cinema in Filmmaker to Filmmaker: Jahmil X.T. Qubeka and François Verster series || Verster Masterclass, 10/7, 4PM, IU Cinema.
Dear Mandela, a South African documentary about Abahlali baseMjondolo, has won the Golden Chameleon (yes – that’s the top nod) at this year’s Brooklyn Film Festival, Sleeping Giant and Fireworx Media have announced. The Golden Chameleon now joins the Golden Butterfly (Movies That Matter Film Festival’s top prize) in a growing list of accolades for … Continue reading ‘Dear Mandela’ Takes Top Prize at the Brooklyn Film Festival
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
"The first UK exhibition of contemporary South African photography from the last ten years is shown at the V&A from April 12 through July 17, 2011. Figures and Fictions: Contemporary South African Photography features over 150 works by some of the most exciting and inventive photographers living and working in South Africa today. "The exhibition … Continue reading Victoria & Albert Museum Presents Figures and Fictions: South African Photography
Deadline for application: March 15, 2011 The 4th edition of Talent Campus Durban will take place from 22-26 July 2011, during the 32nd Durban International Film Festival (21-31 July). Talent Campus Durban is an intensive 5-day program delivered by film professionals to enhance both theoretical and practical approaches to filmmaking. Themed Africa in Motion, the … Continue reading CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: 4th Talent Campus Durban
Malian-born American filmmaker Chérif Keita announced in February 2010 during a visit to Durban that he is working on a sequel to his debut documentary, Oberlin-Inanda: The Life And Times Of John L Dube. A trilogy in process, Keita takes us through a historical account of Dube, the founder of the Ohlange Institute near Verulam, … Continue reading Cherif Keita: New Documentary