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Friday, July 13th, 2012

Tutu’s Board Games

Shameless self-promotion. “Board Games” is a short documentary video I did for my friend Kent Lingeveldt who runs the independent Alpha Longboards company. I just showed up at his workshop when he told me to, followed him where he told me to, and drank coffee when he told me to. The video is “a day

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

Documentary: ‘The Price of Kings’

In an astoundingly ambitious new series of 12 feature-length documentaries titled The Price of Kings (available to watch online) the British production company Spirit Level Films challenge the perception of leadership in provocative and imaginative ways. Through...

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

South Africa’s TRC on film

It has recently been announced that Roland Joffe, (Londoner and) director of films The Mission and The Killing Fields has cast Forest Whitaker to play Archbishop Desmond Tutu in his upcoming film. In an adaptation of Michael Ashton’s...

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

A niche on morality

Thursday, October 7th, 2010

Desmond Tutu embarks on life of well-earned dotage

Desmond Tutu, public intellectual, cleric, all round enemy-of-injustice, and professional granddad, departs the public stage today – his 79th birthday – for a life of well-earned dotage.

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010

National Geographic on “Mandela’s Children”

Like many other mainstream publications, National Geographic Magazine’s June 2010 issue (out May 25) will host a feature on South Africa. The feature is entitled, “Mandela’s Children” (titled for Mandela’s comments when he won the Nobel Peace...

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