The whimsical, critically acclaimed Searching for Sugar Man – about the quest to find mysterious American folk singer Sixto Rodriguez by two South African fans – and a short film about a Somali boy, both filmed in Cape Town, have landed nominations for a 2013 Academy Award.
• Local presence at global film event
South African filmmaker and lecturer Sean Robert Daniels is in Hollywood to officially receive his Nicholl Fellowship in Screenwriting, and he hopes his achievement will inspire his students to work hard at their dreams.
• Big grant for African filmmakers
Less than a week before the passing of one of South Africa’s longest serving photojournalists, Alf Kumalo, MediaclubSouthAfrica.com spoke to his eldest daughter Sibusiso, and the curator of the photography museum he founded.
• Nikon to nurture young photographers
Mental illness is not a death sentence, nor is it something to be ashamed of, as the message of a new social media campaign says. 'Let's Talk' encourages society to embrace mental health issues and eliminate the stigma.
• Healthcare in South Africa
South Africa’s first trilingual dictionary for the wine industry is now available online. The specialised subject dictionary contains translations and descriptions of 3500 industry terms in English, isiXhosa and Afrikaans.
• Transforming SA's wine industry