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Gold Mafia: Ghana’s Millennium Excellence Awards awarded renowned gold smuggler for ‘Lifetime Africa Achievement’ in 2012

Joy Online 28 Mar 2023
A Kenyan national who has been described as the number one gold smuggler in Africa in Al Jazeera’s Gold Mafia documentary was given a Lifetime Africa Achievement Prize in 2012 for outstanding humanitarianism and equity in Africa.

Manchán Magan: ‘In the 1970s, we ate pigeon for dinner the night my parents told me times were tough’

Irish Independent 26 Mar 2023
Manchán Magan is a writer and a documentary-maker. He has written books about his travels in Africa, India and South America, and his latest book, Listen to the Land Speak, was one of the best-selling books of 2022 ... dozens of documentaries for TG4, RTÉ and the Travel Channel.

Filmmaker gets in front of the camera to unpack thoughts around lobola in documentary

Independent online (SA) 25 Mar 2023
A post shared by Lobola Documentary Film (@lobola_brideprice_documentary) ... It was the runner-up of the Adiaha Award for Best Documentary Film by an African Woman at the Encounters South African International Documentary Festival (2022) and a nominee in the Best Documentary category at the Africa Academy Movie Awards (2022).

Mo Abudu, Idris Elba Partner to Empower African Talents

This Day 25 Mar 2023
British actor and producer, Idris Elba and Nigerian entertainment magnate, Mo Abudu are collaborating to empower talent from Africa and the diaspora through their respective production companies, Green Door Pictures and EbonyLife Media ... “We believe that Africa has the talent and the stories to captivate the world.

Following death of his wife, Minnesota man runs all 66 state parks

The Globe 24 Mar 2023
MOORHEAD — "This is fun," Aaron Hill said as he ran through Maplewood State Park in Otter Tail County, documenting his journey along the way ... Hill is running through all 66 of Minnesota's state parks ... Share ... His series and documentary work have brought him to Africa, Vietnam, Haiti, Kosovo, South America, Mongolia, Juarez,Mexico and the Middle East ... .

‘Measures of Men’ Addresses Forgotten German Genocide in Africa

The Hollywood Reporter 24 Mar 2023
But until he visited Africa himself in the early 1990s, Kraume had never heard of the darkest chapters in German history ... “There’s been no feature film about the genocide,” says Kraume, “Werner Herzog has made some films and documentaries in Africa, but they were not really about the German colonial era.”.

Mass Maritime Academy Partners with South African Maritime Schools

The Maritime Executive 23 Mar 2023
"The Durban Cultural Exchange and Experiential Learning Program of 2022 filmed a documentary of a collaboration between the USA and South Africa and was recorded exposing the voices of maritime learners, leaders, and employers ... Through this documentary, it is hoped that since the ...

Garden Cinemas screening film produced by Greenfield High School alum

The Recorder 23 Mar 2023
GREENFIELD — An Oscar-shortlist documentary, co-produced by a Greenfield High School alumna, will be screened exclusively at the Garden Cinemas on Saturday ... As confirmed by marine archeologists, the ship is the last known slave ship to illegally transport human beings as cargo from Africa to America.

‘The biggest shock was not having a uterus’ – the film about intersex beauty queen Sharon-Rose Khumalo

The Observer 20 Mar 2023
It felt important to be herself in front of the cameras at Miss South Africa ... Khumalo appears alongside Dimakatso Sebidi, a male-presenting intersex activist who is also from South Africa, in a powerful documentary, Who I Am Not, which is screening this week at BFI Flare, the London LGBTQIA+ film festival.

Africans are sick of the Trudeau gov’t obsession with pushing abortion in their pro-life nations

Life Site 17 Mar 2023
(LifeSiteNews) — In her 2018 book Target Africa. Ideological Neocolonialism in the Twenty-First Century and subsequent documentary Strings Attached, Nigerian pro-life activists Obianuju Ekeocha details how Western democracies utilize foreign aid to push their abortion agenda in Africa.

Sofia Film Festival Kicks Off With Environmental Message, Strong Industry Lineup

The Hollywood Reporter 16 Mar 2023
It’s not a coincidence that Volker Schlöndorff’s latest film The Forest Maker, the environmental essay documentary about Australian agronomist Tony Rinaudo, who found a way to grow trees in the most barren areas of Africa, is opening the 27th Sofia International Film Festival kicking off Thursday in the Bulgarian capital ... ....

9 international recommendations from SXSW, whether you're going or not

Culture Map 14 Mar 2023
Austinites are used to festivals, to say the least ... During South by Southwest (SXSW), there are plenty of opportunities to check out local acts, but if you want to get worldly, check out these chic (French) visitors and learn a little about what’s going on away from home ... North America ... Africa. South Africa and Romania. Who I Am Not documentary film.

More than 3 300 films submitted for the 2023 Durban International Film Festival

Independent online (SA) 09 Mar 2023
The teams for features, documentaries, short and student films come from around the world, including the US, China, India, Brazil, Nigeria and Serbia ... and film festival programmer Yanyu Dong (China), and curator, cultural programmer and producer Mitchell Harper (South Africa).

Muhammad Ali event series in the works at Peacock with executive producers Rege-Jean Page and ...

The Daily Mail 09 Mar 2023
The 1996 documentary When We Were Kings about his iconic 1974 title fight against George Foreman in Africa won the Academy Award for Best Documentary. He was also the subject of documentaries such as 2003's The Last Round ... Director Antoine Fuqua also made the 2019 documentary What's My Name.

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