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The War At Home

The focus of this series is on both the hidden and known histories in the home. The home is a place of comfort and safety, but can also be a space of trauma and pain. These personal stories have the power to rebuild or destroy families.

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Basha Uhuru: 25 Years of Creative Freedom

The Basha Uhuru Freedom Festival not only showcases art, design, film, poetry and music, but it also provides inspirational workshops and entrepreneurial support programmes for young creatives. The exciting programme kicks off with art and talks on Thursday and carries on with a film and poetry programme till Saturdays music finale.

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Shimza’s One Man Show: SOWETO EDITION!

Shimza is known for hosting some of the biggest events in Mzansi and getting the rest of the world dancing. The Tembis native will be returning for his One Man Show: Soweto Edition which promises to be an exuberant journey! The One Man Show: Soweto Edition will take place at Zone 6 Venue in Soweto on Saturday, 29 June 2019.

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Leeto: A Sam Nhlengethwa Print Retrospective

Nhlengethwa began his career in 1976 during one of South Africa’s most tumultuous socio-political eras. In 1978, he completed a two-year diploma at the Evangelical Lutheran Church Art and Craft Centre, Rorkes Drift, Kwa-Zulu Natal, where printmaking was a prominent feature in the Centre’s activities.

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Encounters: Documentary Heaven

The South African and African films are as compelling as their global counterparts. From the vivid specifics of underground Cape Town in the 1960’s and 70’s to the influence of Frantz Fanon on African thought, exploring heritage through dance to the ironic rigours required when raising money for a movie in the hermetic world of the film festival circuit, all the films speak cinematically about highly charged issues for South African audiences.

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Dinilesizwe Sobukwe Passes On

Port Elizabeth – It is with deep sadness that the Sobukwe family announces the passing of their father, uncle and brother, Mr. Dinilesizwe Sobukwe. Dinilesizwe passed away peacefully on Wednesday, 05th June 2019, at the Livingstone Hospital in Port Elizabeth following a critical operation.

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