Without prior experience in environmental activism Jonathan Deal takes on the South African government and the powerful oil and gas industry in a bid to stop them from mining for shale gas in vast, pristine but semi-arid Karoo region. With little funding, stressed over wheather he would win the battle, doubt and the temptation to quit lingers on, but he solders on. For over two years, his organisation Treasure Karoo Action Group, manages keep fracking at bay. On April 15, 2013, Deal wins the acclaimed Goldman Environmental Prize in the US and prize money close to R1, 5 million which he injects into his campaign in order to shore up his fight which he hopes to win.
Loeries Exhibition goes to CityVarsity Cape Town Staying in Cape Town for the second leg of its tour, the Loeries Exhibition will visit CityVarsity at the Kloof Street campus from 2 – 5 April. It will showcase the recent award-winning work in a gallery format, providing the perfect platform for students and industry professionals to view the best brand communication from our region.
The Write Voice creative writing workshop offers writers a unique opportunity to find their purpose in writing and to explore the endless possibilities they have to tell their story and express themselves.
What would happen if an American soldier, an Israeli solder and an Arab soldier were accidentally locked in a room together with no way out. That is the premise of 3 Pegs, a new dramatic comedy starring Tom Sizemore co-produced by ZenHQ Films and Muddville.
Bahrain: Shouting in the Dark - documentary trailer
Encounters South African International Documentary Festival's Al Jazeera showcase will feature Bahrain: Shouting in The Dark, about the 2011 Arab revolution that was abandoned by the Arabs, forsaken by the West and forgotten by the world. The controversial documentary won The Foreign Press Association Documentary of the Year, the George Polk Award for Excellence in Journalism, and the Scripps Howard Jack R. Howard Award for Television Reporting, among other accolades.