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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

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Video makers to protect the environment

Community activists are getting trained to make videos to promote protection of the environment, writes Romeo Ndlovu

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Bred for the bullet: the cat is out the bag

Going undercover to make a documentary has its risks, especially regarding litigation and personal safety. Sometimes it’s worth the risk, says executive producer of Blood Lions, Andrew Venter.