Don’t miss ‘CitizenFour’ on BET.
Throughout March, AfriDocs on BET will be presenting a series of hard-hitting documentaries focused on the struggles and challenges that face both emerging and established democracies.
From the battles of activists trying to promote and secure democracy in Nigeria and Zimbabwe, to the ways in which media investigations and leaks threaten the establishment in Ghana and the United States, these award-winning films are both entertaining and informative. Continue reading
Pieter-Dirk Uys will be performing his show ‘Echo of Noise’ in Pietermaritzburg.
This month sees the return of master satirist, Pieter-Dirk Uys, to the Hexagon Theatre in Golf Road, Pietermaritzburg, with two of his shows – The Echo of a Noise on Tuesday, February 21, Wednesday, February 22, Friday, February 24 and Saturday, February 25, and An Evening with Evita Bezuidenhout on Thursday, February 23 and Saturday, February 25. Uys spoke to http://www.theluvvie.com ahead of the shows. Continue reading
The Hexagon Theatre at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Pietermaritzburg campus is hosting the 40thanniversary production of Mike Van Graan’s Green Man Flashing at 7pm until Thursday, February 16. Continue reading
ANIMAL Farm remains one of the most powerful stories I’ve ever written and Neil Coppen’s adaptation of George Orwell’s work is just as thought-provoking – and if you miss the performances at the Playhouse Theatre in Durban at 10 am and 7 m on August 6 and 3 pm on August 7, you will have missed something very special. Continue reading
IN his book, South Africa’s Insurgent Citizens, Julian Brown has chosen to look at the actions of ordinary South Africans across the country in an effort to understand contemporary politics from a ground-level perspective.
It’s a timely release given the recent #FeesMustFall protests which erupted on university campuses across South Africa recently. Continue reading