Far from being a District 9 copy, the new black-and-white sci-fi film from Cape Town-based production company Be Phat Motel has its own dark ambience and unique character that is set to breathe new life into the genre.
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South African photojournalist João Silva stepped on a landmine in Afghanistan in October 2010 and lost both his legs below the knees. Now, a new website allows supporters to help raise money for him and his family through either a donation or purchase of a print.
• Bang Bang Club lives on in film
South Africa’s beloved canine icon Jock of the Bushveld has again been immortalised on film, this time in an animated 3D version which, if director Duncan MacNeillie has his way, is set for international distribution.
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