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  • Durban Festival Gives Awards to Andrew Worsdale, Jahmil Qubeka

    "Durban Poison," written and directed by Andrew Worsdale, was awarded the best South African feature film prize at the 34th Durban International Film Festival. Worsdale's road-movie thriller is inspired by a Bonnie & Clyde-type couple who went on a booze-...
  • Conlogue keeps it up, advances to semifinals at Vans US Open of Surfing

    Conlogue keeps it up, advances to semifinals at Vans US Open of Surfing
    HUNTINGTON BEACH — Three down, two to go for Courtney Conlogue. The 20-year-old Sage Hill School alumna took the next step forward in her title quest Saturday at the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing by winning her Women's quarterfinal heat. Conlogue...
  • Conlogue advances into Open quarterfinals

    Conlogue advances into Open quarterfinals
    Courtney Conlogue has her groove on at the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing. Just don't ask her how she's slipped into it. "I don't want to think about it....I don't want to jinx anything," said the 20-year-old, eyes smiling and with a light, rolling chuckle...
  • Conlogue, Open continue to peak

    Conlogue, Open continue to peak
    HUNTINGTON BEACH — The heats are heating up and action sports will go full throttle this weekend at the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing. The nine-day event which features surfing, skating and BMX competitions, art and music plus an interactive village,...
  • Nelson Mandela's family got legal aid meant for poor South Africans

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- The recent feud among family members of former South African President Nelson Mandela over the bodies of his three dead children was damaging enough to the famous name. It has now emerged that a university law clinic...
  • 'It's Us,' 'Me and You,' 'Khumba' Spark Buzz at Durban

    Inevitably, the ban slapped on opening night film "Of Good Report" by the South African Film and Publication Board over-shadowed the 34th Durban Festival's get-go. But, as South Africa's industry mobilizes opposition to what it slams as censorship, other...
  • South Africa Banned Film Director Jahmil Qubeka Speaks Out

    When the 34th Durban Intl. Film Festival scheduled his film as opening-night attraction, director Jahmil XT Qubeka knew he would be in the spotlight. But he had no idea how intense and heated that spotlight would turn out to be. On July 22, four days...
  • Durban FilmMart Touts New Zealand Co-Production Link

    Execs from the New Zealand Film Commission have been meeting with producers at the FilmMart to research potential development and co-production opportunities. At a breakfast Saturday, reps from NZFC and the National Film & Video Foundation spoke about...
  • Nelson Mandela showing 'sustained improvement' but still critical

    JOHANNESBURG — While Nelson Mandela's health "shows sustained improvement," he is still in critical condition, South African President Jacob Zuma said Monday. Zuma issued the statement after visiting Mandela at a Pretoria hospital, where he was...
  • Mexico's Gussi, Spain's Lauren Acquire 'Khumba'

    An elite pack of wide-appeal international toon pics, offering entertaining and immersive entry into distinctive worlds around the globe, are now punching sizeable sales and box office. The latest example, which features in the Durban Festival's Africa...
  • Anant Singh Builds Durban's First Film Studio

    In the apartheid era, the coastal city of Durban featured pristine "whites only" beaches and a boardwalk dotted with hotels and high-rise apartment blocks, a popular holiday destination. Legislation has changed all that and Durban stands as a symbol of...
  • Durban Fest Cancels Screening of a 2nd Film, but for Benign Reason

    The 34th Durban Intl. Film Festival has cancelled a screening of the Michael Winterbottom film "The Look of Love" because it has not yet been classified by the South Africa Film and Publication board. However, another screening of the film is scheduled...