The March of the White Elephants
Director: Craig Tanner
Cinematographer: Marcello Maffies, Newton Ribas, Mario Negrini
Language: English, Portuguese with English subtitles
While 2010 s FIFA world cup was a high point in national pride, the aftermath has left much to be desired: State of the art stadiums that were built to stage a four-week tournament will stand idle, soaking up funds needed for basic services and for health, housing and education. The filmmakers visit the sites of the last two World Cups, Souh Africa and Brazil, to get testimony from social activists who make it clear that FIFA is a modern day parasite abusing countries and exploiting their nation s passion for football.
DURBAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES PROGRAMME FOR 37TH EDITION
The 37th Durban International Film Festival has announced its programme, offering another exciting edition of the continent’s leading showcase of independent African and international film. It will take place at 15 venues across the city and its outlying areas from 16-26 June.
Wonder Boy for President
Director: John Barker Screenplay: John Barker, Milo Saloojee Cinematographer: Graham Boonzaaire Cast: Kagiso Lediga, Ntosh Madlingzi, Tony Miyambo, Thishiwe Ziqubu, lara lipschitz, loyiso Gola, John Vismas Language: English, Xhosa with English subtitles
Last Ones Out
Director: Howard James Fyvie Screenplay: Howard James Fyvie Cinematographer: Timmy Henny Cast: Greg Kriek, Christia Visser, Tshamano Sebe, Mfhilhako "Zama" Mazwembe, Vukile Zuma Language: English, Xhosa with English subtitles