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Future Nostalgia

Future Nostalgia is an interrogation of the deep entanglement between the past and the presence. It is a project that seems to reflect the symbology of the Sankofa bird which is a mythical bird that flies forward while looking backwards.

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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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Steve Biko Foundation Commends Timol Ruling

The Steve Biko Foundation welcomes this week’ historic South Gauteng High Court unanimous ruling that gave the go ahead to the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) to prosecute former apartheid cop, Joao Rodrigues, for his alleged involvement in the brutal murder of anti-apartheid activist, Ahmed Timol.

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Frontières

Frontières is essentially a Pan African perspective on migration and coloniality giving intimate voice to people as individuals, far removed from the images of hundreds of thousands of people, walking, on sea, crossing rivers - the faceless and nameless.

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Why Cognac Is Not Brandy

True to its French heritage, the bedrock of Martell's reputation is its profound legacy of craftsmanship and excellence, and the connoisseurs who recognise it. This is the view of Hussain van Roos, Martell Cognac Lifestyle Brand Ambassador for South Africa, who says that World Cognac Day is the perfect occasion to celebrate what makes this special brown spirit different from brandy.

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