Monday 8th of March 2021

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Igama? Special Screening

Igama? Special Screening

The Bioscope and Mabu Art Foundation is proud to host a special screening of the play 'Igama?' that was performed as part of this year's Grahamstown National Arts Festival. As you might remember, this year's festival was done virtually, with the plays being filmed for audiences to watch at home. So this is a special screening of the play's filmed format.

Joburg Film Festival 2020

Joburg Film Festival 2020

Having to adapt to the new norm, the organizers of the annual Joburg Film Festival together with partners NFVF and GFC today announced that the 2020 edition of the festival will be staged as a two-day event later this month in the city of gold.

Flatland Review: A Flat Attempt

Flatland Review: A Flat Attempt

The film follows three women. Beauty Cuba (Faith Baloyi) is a police captain trying to clear her lover’s name from a crime she suspects he did not commit. Natalie Jonkers (Nicole Fortuin) reprises an uncertain newly-wed who runs away with her reckless friend, Poppie van Niekerk (Izel Bezuidenhout). Sometimes, the story is coherent. But often, it feels forcefully dramatic and uncomfortably disjointed.

Peeling Shadows

Peeling Shadows

You are faced with a tough decision; you get to play God for a short while. Before you is a decision that will affect your childhood and inevitably your whole life.

There's A Tik-Kop On My Stoep

There's A Tik-Kop On My Stoep

Democracy in 1994 came with renewed hope for the next generation. Millennial Black children began attending better schools than those their parents had been offered through Bantu education. As time will always tell, each generation has its vices. Every other family was gripped by alcoholism in the 1990s and early 2000s, and the 2000s and 2010s ushered in a narcotic subculture largely influenced by the nightlife in PE central

Black Celebrities Part of the Capitalism & Anti-Blackness Project

Black Celebrities Part of the Capitalism & Anti-Blackness Project

Capitalism/anti-black racism use 'Black celebrities' (especially in the entertainment industry), to promote false notions of Black progress, success or excellence, and to ensure Black young people remain politically unconscious, by promoting a life style that is fuelled by the insatiable urge to accumulate as much bling as possible (not accumulate knowledge of self).