You'll see them on the dirt roads of rural South Africa: undistinguished medium-sized dogs with long snouts, short brownish coats and springy upturned tails. Some dismiss them as mongrels, but these dogs have a lineage going back 7 000 years. They are the Africanis – the dog of Africa.
A new 43-minute online documentary captures unique behind-the-scenes footage from US rocker Bruce Springsteen's first-ever concerts in South Africa, in the first leg of his international High Hopes Tour in January 2014.
Six short films, making up the African Metropolis series, place the dynamic, growing cities of Africa on the big screen. "These films represent Africa in conversation with itself," explains one of the featured directors. The series has been screened at several international festivals.
The first fashion film festival in South Africa has been planned for Cape Town. Submissions have been called for the Mercedes-Benz Bokeh International Fashion Film Festival. And the winning film will be nominated for the International Fashion Film Awards in Hollywood.
Rwandans living in Johannesburg relived the genocide in their country 20 years ago. They told their stories of horror; but the over-riding emotions at the end of the day were those of reconciliation, hope, healing and forgiveness.