Tag Archives: South Africa

Q&A with director of short film on The Black Mambas anti-poaching unit in South Africa

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In 2016, filmmaker Dan Sadgrove went to South Africa to visit the world’s first all-female anti-poaching unit, The Black Mambas, who operate in the Balule Nature Reserve. Last month, Sadgrove released the short documentary film he made about The Black Mambas, called “The Rhino Guardians.” “Coming from disadvantaged communities and breaking strong patriarchal tradition, these … [Read more]


Jozi Film Festival Call for Submissions 

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All New Jozi Film Festival Award is calling for feature films, short fiction films, documentaries (both short and long) as well as student films, both from South Africa and internationally. For the first time, the Jozi Film Festival is thrilled to be partnering with Discovery Networks to launch a brand new category to this year’s … [Read more]


Big bother over Nigerian Big Brother filmed in South Africa 

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It should be a dose of must-see television, but the new series of Big Brother in Nigeria has turned into another episode in the spat between the country and its continental rival South Africa. Nigeria is investigating why its version of the reality television show is being shot in South Africa, after the minister of … [Read more]


Jozi Film Festival partners with Discovery Channel

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All New Jozi Film Festival Award Category, in partnership with Discovery Channel, kicks off 2017 call for submissions. Submissions for the sixth annual Jozi Film Festival (JFF) open today. As always, JFF is calling for feature films, short fiction films, documentaries (both short and long) as well as student films, both from South Africa and … [Read more]


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