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Sea Shepherd skipper on film fest bill

Mlu Mdletshe A KwaZulu-Natal based skipper with the controversial marine conservation organisation, Sea Shepherd, will be among an engaging lineup of speakers at a special Durban International Film Festival event

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‘Wild Coast Wallflower’ pitch wins award

Marine Protected Areas are excluding coastal communities from accessing natural resources they had traditionally relied on, says a WildOcean’s intern who has just won an award to produce a documentary

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Green fashion: the slowdown

Our fashion choices are killing the oceans. Diony Lalieu explains why… and what’s being done to roll back the plastic tide.

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New film puts the focus on Pangolin poaching

Tony Weaver ponders the future of a rare scaly creature, now the subject of a compelling new documentary.

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Better latte than never to save lions, says cafe owner

A KZN cafe is offering a roar-some cup of coffee and it’s all for a good cause, reports Bukeka Silekwa.

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Elephant in the room: how film-makers pricked a rookie reporter’s conscience

Devarshini Munsami walked away inspired from her first assigment as a journalist – covering a recent wildlife filmmakers congress in Durban.

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The girl with the wild dog tattoo

YOU could say the African wild dog has got under Emily Cross’s skin, writes Izze Siemann.

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Taut psychosocial drama scoops DIFF’s best picture award

“The Reports on Sarah and Saleem,” directed by Muayad Alayan, scooped best picture at the 39th Durban International Film Festival, writes Christopher Vourlias of Variety.com

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Passionate pitches win the day

Environmental filmmaking in South Africa was boosted at the closing ceremony and prize giving of the hugely successful and much applauded three-day Nature Environment and Wildlife Filmmakers Congress (NEWF) in

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African nature tops the agenda in the run-up to Durban film feast

FOUR emerging southern African filmmakers attending this week’s Nature, Environment and Wildlife Filmmakers (NEWF) Congress in Durban will be awarded R50,000 each to produce an environmental or wildlife documentary of