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Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

‘The incredible amount of similarities between Colombia and South Africa’

A small group of Colombians expatriates who have been living for several years in Johannesburg and Cape Town organized the first all-Colombian film festival in South Africa: SUR. The festival’s name translates as ‘south’ in Spanish. According to their organizers, activist Marcela Guerrero and journalist Salym Fayad, this festival is an effort to show how much their native South

Monday, April 15th, 2013

What the post-racials are looking for in South Africa

April marks the springtime festival of fertility and harvest, Holi, which is celebrated throughout northern India. Because Holi is a yearly event that includes a large amount of revelry, without the obvious presence of the sacred, it’s...

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010

Tribeca Film Festival

I am tired of doing this. Because it is getting predictable. The top-heavy and scattered Tribeca Film Festival starts tomorrow. There’s three Africa-related films on the schedule (correct me if my research was shoddy): a short from...