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  1. Alien imitation of life

    Posted Sep 13th 2009, 12:00am by Susan Ramsay

    ... for a start- and the cast has the pulling power of a Post-It note. Yet it's being hailed as a hit. What District 9 is about really depends on who you ask. South Africans might find it quite ... and crime that are seldom referred to globally. For the residents of Africa's most vibrant city, it's a realistic parallel to what is happening at the moment as Zimbabweans stream across ...

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    Early shoots

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... to let anybody be a film director." Arebi is half-English, half-Libyan. She grew up in Hastings, on England's south coast, studied at the Royal College of Art, and worked a little ...

  3. The heartbeat of Africa

    Posted Oct 12th 2003, 12:00am by Kate Whitehead

    ... All through South Africa's apartheid years, music was a saving grace for many black South Africans. Pulsating tribal rhythms and gospel music offered both an escape and a confirmation ... a cabaret-style show that Twala's group performed to corporate functions in South Africa and then the world. She describes Umoja as a journey through her country's musical legacy. The title ...

  4. Others pale against choir's exuberance

    Posted Mar 24th 2007, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... Africa had celebrated 10 years of democracy, given that we are about to celebrate 10 years of no such thing, but there was none when the whole crowd stood for the South African national anthem, which was sung with evident patriotic pride. Other emotional high points were reached with songs pertaining to South Africa's apartheid years, including a medley of Peter Gabriel's ...

  5. Out of Africa on a mission

    Posted May 25th 2008, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... us'. The section has been replaced by the Cinemas of the South Pavilion, which screens films from the southern hemisphere: African filmmakers, from Mali, Sudan, Ivory Coast and Namibia met ...

  6. Comedy with a human touch in midst of the banking crisis

    Posted May 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and one which he credits to his early life under South Africa's apartheid regime. 'Clearly an idea as stupid as apartheid had appalling consequences for millions of people. Even aged ... Bron Sibree thereview@scmp.com Justin Cartwright is renowned for writing serious literary novels that tap into the zeitgeist. But with his 12th novel, Other People's Money, the South ...

  7. South African film festival

    Posted May 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Movie-lovers will get a chance to see the best films South Africa has to offer as the country celebrates 10 years of freedom from apartheid. The country will hold its first film festival in Hong Kong, which runs from tomorrow until June 6. Titles include Being Pavarotti, Belonging, Solly's Story, Through the Eyes of My Daughter, Hot Wax, The Devil Breaks My Heart, Mix, ...

  8. Just one local film is worth HK$40m to economy

    Posted Mar 26th 2010, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow A single major local feature movie shot in Hong Kong can inject HK$40 million into the local economy, with daily spending of HK$250,000 during the main filming stage. ... people, the industries generated HK$6.17 billion value added (output generated by labour and capital) to Hong Kong's economy. Nansun Shi, executive director of the Film Workshop, said ...

  9. Film studies: Slave trade

    Posted Dec 06th 2007, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Senegal's power to evoke emotions and reflection over Africa's devastating stories for the past few centuries remains strong as ever. Alloune (Sotigui Kouyate), the central protagonist ... in shackles. Following the journey of a family who were sold as slaves in America in the 18th century, Alloune crosses the Atlantic and visits plantations in South Carolina. He continues to venture ...

  10. An all-action sports lover and talented journalist

    Posted Jun 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in South Africa and Hong Kong as a talented editor. Born in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa in 1953, Anthony Thurlow Allison matriculated from Maritzburg College in 1971 before going ... were quickly noticed and he was tasked with a total redesign of the sports section, winning much acclaim. In 1980, he landed a post on one of South Africa's major newspapers, ...




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