Friday, March 23rd, 2012
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 a creative counterpoint between historical ‘truth’ and memory, and supported by powerful archival material, the series thoughtfully and
Tuesday, February 21st, 2012
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
Thursday, October 7th, 2010
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
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...