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MY BLACK LITTLE HEART
Without local funding local production takes film festival by storm and writer/director signs new film deal. (article published 2008-08-10) - Read more

THE APPRENTICE
Catch BBC Prime on DStv on Mondays for series offering exclusive insight into the cut-throat world of business. (article published 2008-08-10) - Read more

UNTOLD
Nine African films to be televised in nine countries (article published 2008-08-9) - Read more

DIE HARD: WITH A VENGEANCE
Bruce Willis, Jeremy Irons and Samuel L Jackson to be seen in action movie on M-Net. (article published 2008-08-9) - Read more

WASHINGTON SQUARE
Romance drama with Jennifer Jason Leigh and Albert Finney for M-Net. (article published 2008-08-9) - Read more

THE QUEEN
MNet to screen acclaimed movie on August 10. (article published 2008-08-4) - Read more

WINNERS OF 29TH DIFF
Award-winners at the 29th Durban International Film Festival (article published 2008-08-4) - Read more

29TH DURBAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Cinema in all its diversity celebrated at the 29th DIFF. (article published 2008-07-30) - Read more

DEATH OF BLAISE KOCH
Actor and dialogue coach dies on July 21. (article published 2008-07-30) - Read more

NEW GERMAN CINEMA AT DIFF
Excellent new films from this thriving filmmaking country at 29th Durban International Film Festival. (article published 2008-07-24) - Read more

WOMEN AT DIFF
Women to the fore at Durban International Film Festival 2008. (article published 2008-07-24) - Read more

TRIOMF FOR DIFF
Well received by packed Gauteng audience, Triomf to appear on DIFF. (article published 2008-07-24) - Read more

HIGHLIGHTS AND FOOTLIGHTS
Photographer Bob Martin’s tribute to South African stage and screen. (article published 2008-07-23) - Read more

STUDIO 53
Glamorous and beauty of Africa brought closer to home on M-Net Series channel. (article published 2008-07-23) - Read more

DAYS OF THUNDER
Tom Cruise plays a race driver in movie to be screened on M-Net Action. (article published 2008-07-23) - Read more

WILD THINGS
M-Net Action screens movie revealing twisted tale of sex, revenge and murder behind opulent mansions of the rich. (article published 2008-07-23) - Read more

EYE FOR AN EYE
Screened on M-Net Action, movie deals with mother’s deadly plan for retribution. (article published 2008-07-23) - Read more

ITALIAN FILMS AT 29TH DIFF
Italian films part of cinema in all its diversity to be celebrated at 29th Durban International Film Festival. (article published 2008-07-23) - Read more

WAVESCAPES SURF FILMS AT DIFF
Unique collection of surfing films to premiere in SA at the 2008 Wavescapes Surf Film Festival in Durban. (article published 2008-07-19) - Read more

ALL THE BOYS LOVE MANDY LANE
Rather captivating youth horror that rises above the average. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2008-07-19) - Read more

MUSIC AND LYRICS
Once famous pop singer/composer is asked to write a love song and life takes on a dramatic change. (article published 2008-07-15) - Read more

STOMP THE YARD
M-Net welcomes viewers to the world of step-dancing. (article published 2008-07-15) - Read more

MUSIC FILMS AT DIFF
29th Durban International Film Festival includes special treats where music is centre screen. (article published 2008-07-15) - Read more

HANCOCK
Classic case of a great idea underexploited and allowed to turn sour. (Review by Billy Suter) (article published 2008-07-10) - Read more

KUNG FU PANDA
Animators create a colourful and impeccably animated world where it is possible for a goose to be the father of a rotund panda. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2008-07-2) - Read more

SPEED RACER
Giddy, turbo-charged new ride from the Wachowski brothers. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2008-06-30) - Read more

MAMA’S BOY
Notwithstanding a good cast, lacklustre direction leaves movie lethargic and unmemorable. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2008-06-23) - Read more

DANS! DANS! DANS! IS TOPS
South African television production ranks top in local productions. (article published 2008-06-23) - Read more

DIFF VIDEO PRODUCTION WORKSHOP
Durban International Film Festival presents workshop for aspirant filmmakers. (article published 2008-06-14) - Read more

STYLEBUDD
Props and Wardrobe Hire company opens in Durban. (article published 2008-06-11) - Read more

FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS
Clint Eastwood’s examination of heroism and sacrifice as seen through the eyes of three WW2 soldiers. (article published 2008-06-7) - Read more

BLOOD DIAMOND
M-Net to screen harrowing table about blood diamonds on June 8. (article published 2008-06-7) - Read more

JACOB’S CROSS SEASON 3
M-Net now showing the third season of “Jacob’s Cross”. (article published 2008-06-7) - Read more

QUICK AND THE DEAD
Stylish, witty parody of the spaghetti western. (article published 2008-06-7) - Read more

HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL
The search is on for stars for new reality series. (article published 2008-06-2) - Read more

VIDEOVISION AT CANNES
Videovision Entertainment makes early acquisitions in Cannes (article published 2008-06-2) - Read more

BRICK LANE
Gripping and well-acted, if somewhat leisurely, slice-of-life tale set in London. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2008-05-26) - Read more

AWAKE
Long-time coming thriller becomes increasingly silly and implausible. (Review by Billy Suter) (article published 2008-05-19) - Read more

ANDREI RUBLEV
Pietermaritzburg film club to show Takovsky’s epic recreation of 15th century Russia. (article published 2008-05-19) - Read more

DURBAN PRESENCE ON ARTCHA
New arts programme on Wednesday nights on SABC2 at 20h00. (article published 2008-05-19) - Read more

M-NET PREMIERS
Good movies in M-Net’s various weekly Premier slots. (article published 2008-05-18) - Read more

KINGDOM
Stephen Fry stars in second season of popular British TV series on Hallmark. (article published 2008-05-18) - Read more

VAN DER WALT’S FAULT
Award-winning comedian Alan Committie appears in M-Net’s comic look at SA history. (article published 2008-05-18) - Read more

PARKIE’S BACK – MAYBE?
M-Net plans to screen “Parkinson VII” (article published 2008-05-18) - Read more

MAD MEN
M-Net drama about one of New York's most prestigious ad agencies at the beginning of the 1960s (article published 2008-05-18) - Read more

DIFF DATES
Durban International Film Festival to run from July 23 to August 3. (article published 2008-05-17) - Read more

MADRAS MASALA 2 - MOVIE MUJJA
Joke-shedding takes to the iZulu Theatre at Sibaya in pukka hot show. (article published 2008-05-17) - Read more

M-NET EXTENDS EGOLI CONTRACT
Franz Marx Films to produce another 12 months of evergreen soap to be screened on M-Net. (article published 2008-05-11) - Read more

MADE OF HONOUR
Rather drawn-out romantic comedy with thinly developed characters. (Review by Billy Suter) (article published 2008-05-11) - Read more

SCREENING FOR GEMMA
Respected theatre technician finds innovative way to support daughter’s project. (article published 2008-05-10) - Read more

DURBAN YOUTH IN FILM SOCIETY
Screenings of locally-produced films at the BAT Centre. (article published 2008-05-4) - Read more

WOMAN IS THE FUTURE OF MAN
Pietermaritzburg-based University film club to show movie by key film maker Hong Sang-Soo. (article published 2008-04-29) - Read more

ONE WEDDING AND A FUNERAL
Upasana Beharee puts in a strong performance in James Brown’s revenge-filled movie. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2008-04-28) - Read more

CLIPZ
Bringing the exciting world of new media from your computer to your TV sets! (article published 2008-04-28) - Read more

11TH BUSINESS DAY-BASA AWARDS NOMINEES
Celebrating the art of business sponsorship, nominees vie for prestigious awards. (article published 2008-04-24) - Read more

CHARLOTTE’S WEB
Charlotte’s Web will be screened by M-Net on April 26 at 20h00. (article published 2008-04-20) - Read more

M-NET STARS LINE-UP
Some great movies on the cards for the next few weeks on Channel 154. (article published 2008-04-20) - Read more

MINI’S FIRST TIME
Murder follows lust in movie starring Alec Baldwin, Nikki Reed and Carrie-Anne Moss on M-Net. (article published 2008-04-20) - Read more

RUNNING WITH SCISSORS
Annette Bening and Joseph Fiennes star in true story of a teenage boy’s childhood on M-Net. (article published 2008-04-20) - Read more

CALLING VODAFONE EXTRAS
Navigator Films aiming to rectify unfortunate situation where extras were not paid for appearances. (article published 2008-04-20) - Read more

NALEDI THEATRE AWARDS ON SABC3
Top viewing for Freedom Day will be a 90-minute special of the recent controversial awards ceremony. (article published 2008-04-20) - Read more

INNOCENT TIMES
Groundbreaking green screen magic in new six-part drama on M-Net. (article published 2008-04-19) - Read more

DANCE AFRICA SEASON 2 IS COMING!
Channel O offers another series of shows designed to unearth top freestyle dance talent. (article published 2008-04-19) - Read more

DARATT
Pietermaritzburg University film club to feature film directed by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun. (article published 2008-04-7) - Read more

PLANET TERROR
In-your-face homage to cheap, tacky, action-horror flicks. (Review by Billy Suter) (article published 2008-04-7) - Read more

NATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL: FILM AND WINTER SCHOOL
Treasure trove of talent expected for the NAF in Grahamstown, taking place from June 26 to July 5. (article published 2008-04-2) - Read more

HORTON HEARS A WHO
Another witty, whacky and wonderful cinema variation of a wad of nonsense verse from Dr Seuss. (article published 2008-03-31) - Read more

MIDSOMER MURDERS X
New series of murder and mayhem in the beautiful English countryside on Hallmark Channel. (article published 2008-03-24) - Read more

BRIT COM ON THURSDAYS
BBC Prime devotes itself to the Best of British Comedy on Thursday nights on DStv. (article published 2008-03-24) - Read more

WAKING THE DEAD
Chief Inspector Boyd and his team reopen the file of more cold cases on BBC Prime on DStv. (article published 2008-03-24) - Read more

EVITA
Madonna stars as Evita in movie based on the Webber/Rice musical for M-Net on April 4. (article published 2008-03-21) - Read more

NOTES ON A SCANDAL
M-Net Monday Night Premiere slot features acclaimed psychological drama. (article published 2008-03-21) - Read more

HAPPY FEET
Voices of Robin Williams, Elijah Wood, Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman in M-Net series. (article published 2008-03-21) - Read more

SAVING GRACE
Holly Hunter to star in new series on M-Net. (article published 2008-03-21) - Read more

EIGHTH EXPLORING CONSCIOUSNESS
Film festival in Pietermaritzburg from March 28 to 30 and April 4 to 6. (article published 2008-03-21) - Read more

IT’S VAN DER WALT’S FAULT!
Director Bobby Heaney and scriptwriters Alan Committie and Tom Eaton offer comic look at South African history on M-Net. (article published 2008-03-21) - Read more

MISS POTTER
Film on M-Net takes a look at Beatrix Potter, creator of the Peter Rabbit stories. (article published 2008-03-16) - Read more

NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM
Dreamer turns from zero to hero in M-Net’s Sunday Premiers programme. (article published 2008-03-16) - Read more

ELLA BLUE
Tender love story directed by Darrell Roodt for M-Net series channel. (article published 2008-03-16) - Read more

SAMANTHA WHO?
Christine Applegate stars in M-Net comedy series (article published 2008-03-16) - Read more

CLASSICFEEL GOES NATIONWIDE
Demand necessitates extended distribution for upmarket magazine. (article published 2008-03-8) - Read more

O-BOMA! TO FEATURE ZUKA
New music, national celebrations and ‘Rambo’ rule on Channel O. (article published 2008-03-8) - Read more

ELLA BLUE
M-Net’s poignant new mini-series. (article published 2008-03-8) - Read more

THE LONG GOODBYE
Raymond Chandler's classic private eye novel for Pietermaritzburg film club on March 6. (article published 2008-03-6) - Read more

DANCE AFRICA
Channel O Launches Season 2 of Highly-rated Dance Reality Show (article published 2008-03-6) - Read more

SWEENEY TODD
The story of the Demon Barber of Fleet Street is sinister, slick and stylish. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2008-02-28) - Read more

NuMETRO BRAND
Nu Metro Entertainment unveils its new brand identity. (article published 2008-02-28) - Read more

DREAMWORLD
The Cape Town Film Studios R430 million “dream” project realised (article published 2008-02-23) - Read more

THE OSCARS®
M-Net brings you the magic of the Oscars® (article published 2008-02-23) - Read more

MUSINGS OF A MEANDERING MIND
Although Bev, most often, Muses about Matters Musical, there ARE other times when Mysteries intrigue her, such as the (possible) Murder of Marilyn Monroe… (January 2008) (article published 2008-02-20) - Read more

ENCOUNTERS WITH THE DRAGON
The triumph of John Hone’s spectacular book comes hand in hand with personal tragedy. (Review by Margaret von Klemperer, courtesy of The Weekend Witness) (article published 2008-02-20) - Read more

CLOVERFIELD
Innovative and intense, JJ Abrams’ movie brings real tension back to the cinema. (Review by Billy Suter) (article published 2008-02-20) - Read more

EVENING
Memorable little cameo of a film. (Review by Bev Pulé) (article published 2008-02-20) - Read more

PIETER-DIRK AND EVITA TO BERLIN
Pieter-Dirk Uys and Evita Bezuidenhout to attend the 58th Berlin Film Festival. (article published 2008-02-15) - Read more

HITCHHIKER
Mediocre local drama. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2008-02-10) - Read more

LEVI'S® YOUNG GUNS
Directors and inspired young film-makers invited to pair up with fiery up-and-coming bands. (article published 2008-02-10) - Read more

IMAX PROGRAMME
Imax Theatre at Gateway has a feast of fun fare over the next six months. (Report by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2008-02-2) - Read more

APARTHEID DID NOT DIE
Free screening of John Pilger film at BAT Centre on February 7. (article published 2008-02-2) - Read more

NEW ARTISTS ON O-BOMA
Hot new artists take the spotlight on next week’s O-Boma on M-Net. (article published 2008-01-31) - Read more

ARTHUR AND THE INVISIBLES
Adventures with tiny creatures is strikingly animated but a little cluttered (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2008-01-30) - Read more

THE BUCKET LIST
Strength of lead performances carries schmaltzy and highly improbable screenplay. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2008-01-30) - Read more

PUSHING DAISIES
A show that will make you believe in magic (article published 2008-01-27) - Read more

HITCHHIKER
New South African talent to explode on big screen in “Hitchhiker”. (article published 2008-01-27) - Read more

DAMAGES
Glenn Close stops at nothing in new M-Net series. (article published 2008-01-27) - Read more

TIME OF THE WRITER
11th International Writers Festival to take place from March 25 to 30. (article published 2008-01-25) - Read more

TALENT CAMPUS DURBAN
First edition of Talent Campus Durban to take place during 29th Durban International Film Festival. (article published 2008-01-25) - Read more

SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS SHOW
M-Net secures broadcast of prestigious event to be broadcast on January 28. (article published 2008-01-25) - Read more

CANCELLATION OF GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS
M-Net adjusts schedule to include “Wah Wah” and Justin Timberlake special. (article published 2008-01-11) - Read more

FEAST OF THE UNINVITED
Brand new dramatic six-part mini-series on M-Net with a unique South African flavour. (article published 2008-01-7) - Read more

NIP/TUCK MOVES TO M-NET SERIES
Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning series back on the box for a fifth season. (article published 2008-01-7) - Read more

R.E.M
MNet to screen special on American rock act of the 80’s and 90’s. (article published 2008-01-3) - Read more

GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS
2008 65th Golden Globe Awards on M-Net on January 14. (article published 2008-01-3) - Read more

DAMAGES
Glenn Close headlines ambitious legal thriller set in the world of high-stakes litigation in New York. (article published 2008-01-3) - Read more

THE COCONUTS
MNet’s brand new local sitcom sees a white family whose lives are turned upside down overnight. (article published 2008-01-3) - Read more

HAPPY NEW 2008!
All the best for the new year! (article published 2008-01-1) - Read more

HAPPY CHRISTMAS!
All the best for a Happy Christmas! (article published 2007-12-24) - Read more

THE GOLDEN COMPASS
Sumptuous, star-laden saga that surfs in on a wave of controversy over anticipated blasphemy. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2007-12-23) - Read more

COMMANDO
Boer War on a budget (Report by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2007-12-23) - Read more

THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Britain’s top comic actors put Monty Python spin on Kenneth Grahame’s beloved children’s story. (article published 2007-12-9) - Read more

BABY BOOM
Entertaining movie starring Diane Keaton for MNet Stars Channel on New Year’s Eve. (article published 2007-12-9) - Read more

HOMEWARD BOUND: THE INCREDIBLE JOURNEY
MNet Stars to air heartwarming adventures of three animals trying to get back to their human owners. (article published 2007-12-9) - Read more

TRAIL OF THE PINK PANTHER
MNet Stars Channel to present Blake Edwards classics from December 11. (article published 2007-12-9) - Read more

PRIME SUSPECT
Excellent MNet TV drama series with Helen Mirren. (article published 2007-11-25) - Read more

MARLON BRANDO ON TCM
TCM on DStv to celebrate the life of screen icon with new documentary premiering in SA. (article published 2007-11-25) - Read more

MORE THAN JUST A GAME
World premiere of Robben Island football story on November 23. (article published 2007-11-24) - Read more

DIFF DATES FOR 2008
Durban International Film Festival’s 29th edition to take place from July 23 to August 3, 2008. (article published 2007-11-14) - Read more

EARTHNOTES ENVIRONMENTAL FILM FESTIVAL
Festival screened in collaboration with the UKZN Centre for Civil Society. (article published 2007-11-14) - Read more

FIXED FRAME FILM FESTIVAL
The One Minute Fixed Frame Film Festival @ Kwacinema on November 9. (article published 2007-11-8) - Read more

DEATH OF HENRY CELE
Leading figure on the South African and international film and theatre scene dies in Durban. (Report by Caroline Smart) (article published 2007-11-3) - Read more

SUPERBAD
Fun, fresh and laugh-out-loud enjoyable ribald youth comedy. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2007-10-31) - Read more

WIRE IN THE BLOOD
New series of thrillers on Hallmark inspired by the novels of Val McDermid. (article published 2007-10-26) - Read more

FERNANDO BOTERO
BBC World on DStv to screen “The Big Fat Art of Fernando Botero”. (article published 2007-10-26) - Read more

HULA GIRLS
Hippy-hippy shake-up! (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2007-10-24) - Read more

ANOTHER GAY MOVIE
A riot of a rude, raunchy romp offers gross-out frolic. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2007-10-17) - Read more

AUDREY TAUTOU CYCLE
Alliance Française de Durban cine club presents Audrey Tautou Cycle. (article published 2007-10-17) - Read more

STARDUST
Glossy new fantasy is convoluted, cluttered and sometimes unfocused but has an undeniable charm. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2007-10-17) - Read more

GEORGIA RULES
Awkward, uncomfortable mess of a movie is a big disappointment. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2007-10-16) - Read more

L'ECLISSE
Pietermaritzburg University Film Club to screen movie directed by Michelangelo Antonioni. (article published 2007-10-10) - Read more

SON OF A STRANGER
Adams Musgrave Bookshop to launch book by Ida Ezekowitz. (article published 2007-10-9) - Read more

M-NET STARS
The stars come out on DStv’s channel 154 with 24/7 feast for movie lovers. (article published 2007-10-9) - Read more

KNOCKED UP
Enjoyable, captivating work that delivers as both bawdy comedy and sweet romance. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2007-10-9) - Read more

THREE BURIALS
PMB University Film Club to show Tommy Lee Jones directorial debut. (article published 2007-10-9) - Read more

HAIRSPRAY
Lots of gloss, body and bounce. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2007-10-9) - Read more

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN
M-Net to screen multiple award-winning drama of love and loss revolving around two cowboys. (article published 2007-10-7) - Read more

WEATHER MAN
M-Net to screen offbeat character piece about a Chicago weatherman. (article published 2007-10-7) - Read more

RENT
M-Net to screen rousing update of La Bohème. (article published 2007-10-7) - Read more

THE QUICK AND THE DEAD
M-Net to screen Western paying homage to Clint Eastwood movies. (article published 2007-09-30) - Read more

SA DOCUMENTARY FOR COLUMBIA SCREENING
Documentary directed by Aryan Kaganof to be screened at Columbia Harlem Festival. (article published 2007-09-28) - Read more

DISTURBIA
Shia LeBeouf displays a compelling screen presence in teen re-imagining of Alfred Hitchock’s great success. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2007-09-28) - Read more

V FOR VENDETTA
Stylish futuristic adventure set in a very different Britain to be screened on MNet on September 28. (article published 2007-09-26) - Read more

BRAM FISCHER: NEW DIRECTIONS
Once-off documentary on M-Net on September 27. (article published 2007-09-26) - Read more

NO RESERVATIONS
Romantic comedy remake that's warm, sweet and palatable enough to make for a tasty matinee snack. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2007-09-24) - Read more

FIXED FRAME FILM FESTIVAL
Kwasuka Cutting Edge Theatre’s KwaCinema project invites submissions. (article published 2007-09-24) - Read more

MURDER MOST FOUL
A Carte Blanche Special that looks at the murder of South African actor Brett Goldin. (article published 2007-09-21) - Read more

SUPASTAGE
Supastage now to reach a bigger and broader market. (article published 2007-09-20) - Read more

OIL ON WATER
New feature film exposes truth about one of world’s most alarming secrets! (article published 2007-09-20) - Read more

LATE SPRING
Subtle and moving examinations of family life directed by Yasujiro Ozu to be screened on September 20. (article published 2007-09-20) - Read more

PATH TO 9/11
M-Net to screen unsparing look at the run-up to 9/11. (article published 2007-09-20) - Read more

SILKWOOD
Meryl Streep stars as nuclear plant worker in film to be screened on M-Net. (article published 2007-09-13) - Read more

FILM WRITING COURSE
Janet van Eeden host film writing workshop over weekends in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2007-09-13) - Read more

ANNUAL EMMY AWARDS
M-Net to screen annual awards on September 17. (article published 2007-09-13) - Read more

MUNICH
M-Net to screen movie directed by Steven Spielberg. (article published 2007-09-13) - Read more

MULTICHOICE VUKA! AWARD WORKSHOPS
Workshops run by top industry professionals offer rare insight into film, television and advertising. (article published 2007-09-9) - Read more

MIAMI VICE
M-Net to screen gritty, grainy crime noir about two Miami vice cops. (article published 2007-08-23) - Read more

OCEAN’S TWELVE
M-Net to screen breezy crime caper that picks up where “Ocean’s 11” left off. (article published 2007-08-20) - Read more

GOOD NIGHT & GOOD LUCK
True story of courageous CBS newsman who exposed underhand tactics of a Communist-hating Republican. (article published 2007-08-19) - Read more

BROTHERS AND SISTERS
M-Net series deals with multi-generational family facing the reality of their lives. (article published 2007-08-19) - Read more

BLACK SNAKE MOAN
Sweaty and potentially controversial Southern melodrama makes for engaging and intriguing film. (Review by Bily Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2007-08-19) - Read more

UPBEAT FESTIVAL
Kearsney College goes Upbeat with weekend festival. (article published 2007-08-14) - Read more

BROTHERS AND SISTERS
Hot new drama series, now on M-Net (article published 2007-08-11) - Read more

M-NET EXTENDS EGOLI CONTRACT
Producers of evergreen soap renew production agreement for 17th consecutive year. (article published 2007-08-10) - Read more

OUT IN AFRICA
South African Gay & Lesbian Film Festival to take place at Kismet Hotel in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2007-08-10) - Read more

DIFF AWARDS
The Durban International Film Festival recognised top productions at recent event. (article published 2007-08-10) - Read more

STANDARD BANK EXTENDS NAF SPONSORSHIP
Standard National extends its National Arts Festival sponsorship by three years. (article published 2007-08-10) - Read more

MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA
Award-winning movie directed by Rob Marshall for M-Net. (article published 2007-08-7) - Read more

ROSCAR AWARDS
Screening of wildlife, eco-tourism and cultural films. (article published 2007-08-7) - Read more

EVITA
M-Net to screen glitzy pop opera about Eva Peron on August 11. (article published 2007-08-7) - Read more

MUNICH
Sunday night premiere on M-Net to feature Steven Spielberg movie. (article published 2007-07-22) - Read more

MULTICHOICE VUKA! AWARDS 2007
South African film makers invited to make PSA’s about important issues. (article published 2007-07-22) - Read more

“LAST KING” ON DVD
“The Last King of Scotland” now out on DVD. (article published 2007-07-22) - Read more

MBEKI UNBANNED
Kwasuka Cutting Edge Theatre to screen controversial documentary. (article published 2007-07-21) - Read more

UPBEAT FESTIVAL
The Valley of 1000 Hills is set to explode with rhythm, sound, theatre and fun at Kearsney College festival. (article published 2007-07-19) - Read more

POISONS, OR THE WORLD HISTORY OF POISONING
Director Karen Shakhnazarov takes audiences on a surreal legend through the ancient art of poisoning. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2007-07-7) - Read more

PARIS JE T’AIME
We fall in love with Paris and the concept of love itself in 20 six-minute films. (Review by Kate MacIldowie) (article published 2007-07-7) - Read more

NANNY MCPHEE
Comedy fantasy with Emma Thompson, Colin Firth, Kelly McDonald, Angela Lansbury for M-Net. (article published 2007-07-4) - Read more

SECONDHAND LIONS
Comedy drama starring Michael Caine and Robert Duvall for M-Net. (article published 2007-07-4) - Read more

CONSTANT GARDENER
Thriller drama for M-Net starring Ralph Fiennes. (article published 2007-07-4) - Read more

BABEL
Full sensory experience through web of seemingly disparate narratives in beautifully composed drama. (Review by Kate MacIldowie) (article published 2007-07-4) - Read more

LITTLE CHILDREN
Todd Field masterfully achieves effective use of power of suggestion in compelling drama. (Review by Kate MacIldowie) (article published 2007-07-1) - Read more

CONCERT FOR DIANA
M-Net to screen repeat of Princess Diana tribute concert. (article published 2007-07-1) - Read more

DIFF DOCUMENTARIES
Meaningful documentaries at Durban International Film Festival 2007. (article published 2007-06-20) - Read more

AS IT IS IN HEAVEN
Uplifting Swedish drama. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2007-06-20) - Read more

TCM’S SHORT FILM COMPETITION
Prestigious film competition open to entries from Europe, Middle East and Africa for the first time. (article published 2007-06-20) - Read more

RUDA LANDMAN TRIBUTE
The tribute to Ruda Landman, co-anchor on Carte Blanche and a familiar face to M-Net viewers. (article published 2007-06-20) - Read more

JUDGE JOHN DEED
Riveting dramatic series featuring Martin Shaw on BBC Prime on DStv. (article published 2007-06-18) - Read more

NEW CROWNED HOPE AT DIFF
Durban International Film festival presents series which were part of the 250th anniversary celebrations of Mozart’s birth. (article published 2007-06-18) - Read more

THE MAKING OF THE LION KING SA
Excellent documentary recording the build-up to the opening of “The Lion King” in South Africa. (article published 2007-06-18) - Read more

INSPECTOR LYNLEY MYSTERIES
Compelling murder mysteries on BBC Prime based on Elizabeth George’s best sellers. (article published 2007-06-18) - Read more

WAVESCAPES
Wavescapes surf films at Durban International Film Festival. (article published 2007-06-17) - Read more

THE BOY INSIDE
Powerful documentary about growing up with autism (article published 2007-06-16) - Read more

VIDEOVISION SUPPORTS DIFF
Videovision Entertainment continues support of the Durban Film Festival. (article published 2007-06-16) - Read more

FILMS VIE FOR TOP PRIZES AT DIFF
Range of awards to be presented to some of the films on the Durban International Film Festival. (article published 2007-06-16) - Read more

BLADES OF GLORY
Fun enough bet for anyone wanting to put the mind in neutral. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2007-06-11) - Read more

BBC PRIME FOR JUNE
New shows for everyone on BBC Prime this Month! (article published 2007-06-11) - Read more

CHALO CINEMA 3 - THE ROAD TO FAME
Third season of popular series benefits from stronger dramatic content. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2007-06-10) - Read more

DURBAN WILD TALK AFRICA
Premier international film festival and conference (article published 2007-06-3) - Read more

IDOLS AUDITIONS
The search is on for South Africa’s next Idol! (article published 2007-06-3) - Read more

DURBAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
The 28th Durban International Film Festival to run from June 20 to July 1. (article published 2007-06-3) - Read more

TRIBUTE TO DIANA
M-Net Channel to pay tribute to the late Princess Diana on her birthday (July 1). (article published 2007-06-1) - Read more

28th DURBAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Themes and focus areas of DIFF 2007 feature the cream of the new crop of productions from Africa. (article published 2007-05-27) - Read more

SMILE WINS M-NET EDiT AWARD
Chosen from hundreds of submissions, Pietermaritzburg film awarded for overall acting (article published 2007-05-27) - Read more

RUDA BIDS FAREWELL
Carte Blanche co-anchor to leave television show at end of June. (article published 2007-05-16) - Read more

ANANT SINGH HONOURED
Durban film producer honoured alongside Malcolm McDowell, QOrianka Kilcher and the legendary Margaret O’Brien (article published 2007-05-15) - Read more

“MR. BONES” TAKES INDIA
Sequel to hit South African comedy to be partly shot on location in India. (article published 2007-05-13) - Read more

THE LONGING OF VERONIKA VOSS
Fassbinder’s second to last film for Pietermaritzburg University Film Club. (article published 2007-05-7) - Read more

THE NAMESAKE
A fine drama of love, family commitment and culture clashes from director Mira Nair. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2007-05-7) - Read more

KWAMASHU: STILL MY HOME
Documentary by Edmund Mhlongo currently being shot in KwaMashu. (Report by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2007-04-28) - Read more

HAPPILY N'EVER AFTER
Film gets off to clever and cracking start but sputters and limps towards a predictable and ho-hum finale. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2007-04-28) - Read more

BRIDGE TO TERABITHIA
Most memorable family film in many a month. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2007-04-28) - Read more

MEET THE ROBINSONS
New computer-animated offering from the Disney studio.(Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2007-04-24) - Read more

“MR. BONES” TAKES INDIA
Sequel to hit comedy to be partly shot on location in India. (article published 2007-04-13) - Read more

RUDA BIDS FAREWELL
Carte Blanche co-anchor decides not to renew her contract. (article published 2007-04-11) - Read more

BECAUSE I SAID SO
Clichéd Keaton comedy. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2007-04-5) - Read more

MR BEAN'S HOLIDAY
Rowan Atkinson’s new movie will be better appreciated by kids than adults. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2007-04-5) - Read more

AFRICAMAGIC
DStv now delivers 24 hours of entertainment every day, all day! (article published 2007-04-3) - Read more

FILM ON 2007 NAF
United voices of art! Pleasure with a healing purpose for NAF in Grahamstown. (article published 2007-03-27) - Read more

IN A LONELY PLACE
Pietermaritzburg film club to show Nicholas Ray’s 1950 film. (article published 2007-03-27) - Read more

LAUNCH OF KWACINEMA
Film initiative launched as part of the restructuring of Kwasuka theatre. (article published 2007-03-25) - Read more

DAMNATION
Pietermaritzburg film club to screen Bela Tarr's 1988 story of an obsessive lover's scheme to get his rival out of the way. (article published 2007-03-25) - Read more

SNAAKS GENOEG & MY WÊRELD
It’s Casper in English! (Well, sort of) (article published 2007-03-24) - Read more

SNAAKS GENOEG & MY WÊRELD
It’s Casper in English! (Well, sort of) (article published 2007-03-23) - Read more

SNAAKS GENOEG & MY WÊRELD
It’s Casper in English! (Well, sort of) (article published 2007-03-23) - Read more

LAUNCH OF KWACINEMA
New initiative launched at Kwasuka Theatre. (article published 2007-03-18) - Read more

HOLLYWOODLAND
Director Allen Coulter’s two-hour drama is handsome and remains captivating. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2007-03-18) - Read more

THE OPERA
Helge Janssen’s documentary accepted for screening at the 17th Africa/Asian Film Festival. (article published 2007-03-13) - Read more

BACK TO GAYA
Impressively animated film disappoints with a distinct lack of humour. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2007-03-11) - Read more

VIRIDIANA
University Film Club in Pietermaritzburg to show Luis Bunuel film. (article published 2007-03-7) - Read more

BUNNY CHOW
Hilarious home-grown comedy to open on general circuit in South Africa on March 9. (article published 2007-03-4) - Read more

THE BIRDS
University Film Club back in action with Alfred Hitchcock classic. (article published 2007-03-4) - Read more

NUMETRO DVD’S SALE
Sale of popular family DVD’s available from March 16. (article published 2007-02-24) - Read more

HISTORY CHANNEL PROJECT
Television Channel seeks to bring South African history alive through photographic project. (article published 2007-02-24) - Read more

THE SAFTA AWARDS
National Film and Video Foundation call for entries for The SAFTA 2007 close on April 30 (article published 2007-02-24) - Read more

THE SMOKING ROOM
BBC Prime on DStv hosts Series 1 of fascinating series with top-notch cast. (article published 2007-02-22) - Read more

SILENT WITNESS
BBC Prime to host Series 9 of gripping forensic pathology series. (article published 2007-02-22) - Read more

STARS IN THEIR EYES
BBC Prime to host show of stunning soundalikes and transformations. (article published 2007-02-22) - Read more

JANE DOE: THE HARDER THEY FALL
Series on Hallmark deals with a football mum and undercover agent. (article published 2007-02-22) - Read more

TRUDEAU
Captivating story of one of the most enigmatic and respected Prime Ministers in Canadian history on Hallmark. (article published 2007-02-22) - Read more

BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE
Hallmark series offers exciting look at New York’s fast-paced and cutthroat modelling world. (article published 2007-02-22) - Read more

TWO TWISTED
Fourteen part half-hour drama series on Hallmark. (article published 2007-02-22) - Read more

EPIC MOVIE
Feeble attempts to wring humour out of satire. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2007-02-18) - Read more

DREAMGIRLS
Hot film of the moment is handsome and glossy big-screen treatment of 1981 Broadway musical. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2007-02-18) - Read more

THE LEGEND RETURNS
Robin Hood series available on DVD from March. (article published 2007-02-18) - Read more

EVERYONE'S HERO
Well-intentioned new animated film but clichéd and unremarkable. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2007-02-5) - Read more

SPOOKS
Explosive and critically acclaimed series blasts its way onto DStv’s Hallmark Channel. (article published 2007-02-5) - Read more

DALZIEL & PASCOE
Popular series offers two-part special on BBC Prime. (article published 2007-02-5) - Read more

THE PRESTIGE
Hocus pocus focus of rival magicians in Victorian London. Review by Billy Suter (courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2007-02-5) - Read more

STRICTLY COME DANCING
Celebrities pair up with professional dancers in popular UK TV show on BBC Prime. (article published 2007-02-5) - Read more

POST MORTEM 2010
Short film for KZNSA by renowned Cape Town based photographer Dale Yudelman. (article published 2007-01-28) - Read more

HEROES AGAINST CRIME
M-Net special introduces group of extraordinary people who have done heroic deeds to combat crime. (article published 2007-01-26) - Read more

FLUSHED AWAY
Treat the kids and you'll also be treating yourself with this one. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2007-01-21) - Read more

GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATIONS
Leo up for two awards. (report by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2007-01-10) - Read more

PLANET EARTH
BBC’s epic Planet Earth comes to South Africa (article published 2007-01-1) - Read more

EGOLI & BINNELANDERS
Double dose of daily drama on M-Net (article published 2007-01-1) - Read more

HAPPY NEW YEAR!
All the best to artSMart regular readers and visitors for 2007! (article published 2006-12-31) - Read more

KWAMASHU WRITING WORKSHOP
“Beat The Drum” strikes a chord In Kwa Mashu. (article published 2006-12-25) - Read more

AKIN OMOTOSO
Akin Omotoso's high aspirations score him a Standard Bank Young Artist Award for Literature. (article published 2006-12-25) - Read more

HAPPY CHRISTMAS!
The artSMart team wishes all readers and advertisers a happy Christmas. (article published 2006-12-25) - Read more

BILLY SUTER’S CHOICE
Prime picks for happy holidays. (Courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2006-12-23) - Read more

2007 GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS
M-Net to host annual awards ceremony on January 16 at 20h30. (article published 2006-12-23) - Read more

CRUMBS
Wacky comedy on M-Net about a disjointed family. (article published 2006-12-18) - Read more

MERRY CHRISTMAS (JOYEUX NOËL)
All quiet on the Western Front. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2006-12-18) - Read more

DIFF TO TEHRAN
Durban International Film Festival co-presented first South African film festival in Tehran. (article published 2006-12-18) - Read more

CHANNEL O
Three new shows to be launched in January. (article published 2006-12-18) - Read more

GRIZZLY MAN
Journey into a twisted soul. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2006-12-18) - Read more

YOUNG ARTIST AWARDS FOR 2007
Standard Bank recipients of annual award include Bronwen Forbay. (article published 2006-12-15) - Read more

BUSINESS DAY/BASA AWARDS 2006
Business sponsors of the arts invited to enter awards for innovative and effective sponsorship. (article published 2006-12-15) - Read more

OPEN SEASON
More forest folk fare. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2006-12-13) - Read more

CASINO ROYALE
Bond gets real again as Daniel Craig takes over the character. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2006-12-13) - Read more

RIGHT EYE SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
Filmmaker South Africa invites submissions for short films. (article published 2006-12-4) - Read more

I CARE FOR VUKA
Durban based non-profit charity organisation enters submission to Vuka! Awards. (article published 2006-12-3) - Read more

KAFF 2006
The Third Annual Kwa Mashu African Film Festival. (article published 2006-12-2) - Read more

FRIENDS WITH MONEY
Money, moans and middle age and Jennifer Aniston in one of her best big-screen performances to date. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2006-11-23) - Read more

SANTA VS THE SNOWMAN
First animated Yuletide movie commissioned in the Imax format. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2006-11-23) - Read more

IMAGINE ME AND YOU
Sweet, candyflossy, warm and cuddly romantic comedy with a slight twist. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2006-11-19) - Read more

THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA
Meryl Streep is superb, as always, as hell on high heels - also starring Anne Hathaway and Stanley Tucci. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2006-11-19) - Read more

DIFF DATES
Durban International Film Festival announces dates for 28th edition (article published 2006-11-15) - Read more

PARKIE’S BACK
Michael Parkinson’s popular chat show back on MNet. (article published 2006-10-16) - Read more

PLATOON
Tom Berenger and Charlie Sheen appear in Action X drama (article published 2006-10-16) - Read more

MNET 20TH BIRTHDAY
20 Years of Magic – and still growing! (article published 2006-10-16) - Read more

EDITORIAL ON HOLD FOR A WHILE
artSMart editor out of action for a while. (article published 2006-10-8) - Read more

CLICK
Uneasy marriage of screwball comedy and sentimental fantasy. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2006-10-1) - Read more

SARAFINA! ON DVD
Sarafina! The Movie to be released on DVD. (article published 2006-09-25) - Read more

VUKA AWARDS DEADLINE EXTENDED
MultiChoice VUKA! deadline entries for competition will now close on October 14. (article published 2006-09-23) - Read more

SHIELD
Detective Vic Mackey returns with his elite Strike Team for a sixth season. (article published 2006-09-18) - Read more

M-NET’S 20TH BIRTHDAY
Celebrate M-Net’s 20th Birthday with Magic Plus! (article published 2006-09-18) - Read more

THE ANT BULLY
Fun animated romp in which a bullying boy is cut down to size - literally and figuratively - by a colony of harassed ants. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2006-09-18) - Read more

CONFETTI
Zany new British comedy deals with competition for the most outrageous and tacky wedding. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2006-09-11) - Read more

STROSZEK
Classic movie from profoundly idiosyncratic film-maker Werner Herzog. (article published 2006-09-7) - Read more

READ MY LIPS
Pietermaritzburg University Film Club presents original and involving French thriller. (article published 2006-09-7) - Read more

CONFESSIONS OF A GAMBLER
Film currently shooting on location tells the story of pious Muslim woman who confronts community prejudices. (article published 2006-09-3) - Read more

ACTION WEDNESDAYS
Action X Channel offers strong attractions on Wednesdays. (article published 2006-09-3) - Read more

BADLANDS
Pietermaritzburg University Film Club to present Terrence Malick’s 1974 classic. (article published 2006-08-25) - Read more

THE ELLEN DEGENERES SHOW
Unpredictable hour of comedy from Ellen deGeneres. (article published 2006-08-25) - Read more

JUNEBUG
One of South Africa's most famous exports in "Junebug". (article published 2006-08-25) - Read more

UGETSU MONOGATORI
Kenji Mizoguchi's 1953 film to be presented at Pietermaritzburg Film Club on August 24. (article published 2006-08-22) - Read more

FILM COALITION
New film industry coalition to engage government and broadcasters. (article published 2006-08-22) - Read more

LADY IN THE WATER
Latest film from talented, Indian-born writer-director M Night Shyamalan washes in on the crest of controversy. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2006-08-22) - Read more

SHACKLETON'S ANTARCTIC ADVENTURE
Amazing survival story at IMAX Theatre Gateway. (article published 2006-08-20) - Read more

JUST MY LUCK
Lindsay Lohan and Chris Pine in the light and predictable take on Murphy's Law. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2006-08-20) - Read more

CHANNEL O AWARDS
Nominees for the Channel O Awards announced! (article published 2006-08-15) - Read more

M-NET SERIES HIGHLIGHTS
M-Net Series boasts exclusive material never before seen on South African television. (article published 2006-08-15) - Read more

THANK YOU VERY MUCH
Durban writer-performer Clinton Marius is back with a new, off-the-wall stage comedy. (article published 2006-08-15) - Read more

WAH-WAH
Review of Richard E Grant’s directing debut by Margaret von Klemperer (courtesy of The Witness) (article published 2006-08-13) - Read more

MON ONCLE
Pietermaritzburg-based University Film Club to show Jacques Tati’s 1958 “Mon Oncle” (article published 2006-08-13) - Read more

DEKALOG/THE DECALOGUE
Pietermaritzburg University Film Club to show one episode of work by Krysztof Kieslowski. (article published 2006-08-13) - Read more

LAUGH OUT LOUD
The Sucker Squad is back on M-Net! (article published 2006-08-8) - Read more

BUNNY CHOW
John Barker’s film selected for Toronto International Film Festival. (article published 2006-08-5) - Read more

CHANNEL O AWARDS
Channel O African Music Video Awards back with a bang on October 14! (article published 2006-08-1) - Read more

MARCH OF THE PENGUINS
Academy Award winning documentary feature released on DVD. (article published 2006-08-1) - Read more

PAPER CLIPS
Hit documentary charts unusual approach adopted by a US high school to quantify the Holocaust. (article published 2006-08-1) - Read more

REVELATIONS
Mini-series on ActionX on DStv starts on August 16. (article published 2006-07-29) - Read more

DSTV WINS AT PROMAX
DStv scoops honours at 2006 Promax Awards. (article published 2006-07-24) - Read more

CARS
New animated treat for the whole family, offers fun in the fast lane and teaches the value of the slow road. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2006-07-23) - Read more

“YESTERDAY” RECEIVES EMMY NOMINATION
Groundbreaking isiZulu feature film receives South Africa’s first-ever Emmy Nomination. (article published 2006-07-23) - Read more

MULTICHOICE VUKA! AWARDS
Commercials that enrich lives honoured by MultiChoice campaign. (article published 2006-07-23) - Read more

LUCKY DUBE
SA reggae star featured on Channel O. (article published 2006-07-21) - Read more

M-NET SERIES
“Extreme Makeover: Home Improvement”, “Charmed” and “Sopranos” to start on M-Net. (article published 2006-07-17) - Read more

OIL ON WATER
Tidal Wave Productions first short feature film to be shot exclusively in Kwa-Zulu Natal. (article published 2006-07-17) - Read more

TAKE THE LEAD
Strikingly edited dance sequences in rags-to-riches stories. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2006-07-17) - Read more

DIFF WINNERS
Winners of Durban International Film Festival 2006. (article published 2006-07-17) - Read more

JOZI-H
Hard-hitting medical drama series first of its kind to come out of South Africa. (article published 2006-07-17) - Read more

OVER THE HEDGE
Entertaining romp featuring a fine line-up of voice talent and some exemplary computer-animation. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2006-07-17) - Read more

M-NET MOVIES
“Comfort of Strangers” and “Ties that Bind” on M-Net line-up. (article published 2006-07-15) - Read more

SAFTA DEADLINE EXTENDED
South African Film and Television Awards, (SAFTA) deadline for entries extended to July 14. (article published 2006-07-7) - Read more

WAH-WAH
Richard E Grant’s directorial debut produces a film that is delicious and plausible and heart-rendingly tender. (Review by Andrew Verster) (article published 2006-07-3) - Read more

THE WAH-WAH DIARIES
Realising a dream through nightmares. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2006-07-2) - Read more

SARAFINA! IN TOP TEN
Vibrant musical motion picture notches up record attendances. (article published 2006-06-24) - Read more

FILM FUNDRAISER
Movie to raise funds for Minette de Klerk Dance Academy. (article published 2006-06-23) - Read more

YOUNG CREATIVES’ FILM COMPETITION
Cannes Lions 2006 launches Film category. (article published 2006-06-17) - Read more

USTAD WAJAHAT KHAN
Indian classical music maestro to perform at Durban International Film Festival. (article published 2006-06-12) - Read more

YOUNG BA KUBA
High energy band from Democratic Republic of Congo at BAT Centre’s Refugee Day. (article published 2006-06-12) - Read more

DIRECTORS AT DIFF WORKSHOPS
Durban International Film Festival offers free seminars, workshops and panel discussions. (article published 2006-06-11) - Read more

MARATHON
Action in Autism screen must see film on autism at Durban International Film Festival. (article published 2006-06-11) - Read more

IRANIAN CINEMA AT DIFF
Durban International Film Festival to present six Iranian films and three Iranian directors. (article published 2006-06-11) - Read more

“YESTERDAY” RECEIVES PEABODY
South Africa’s foremost filmmaking team presented with the “Pulitzer Prize” of Broadcasting. (article published 2006-06-11) - Read more

WAVESCAPES SURF FILM FESTIVAL
Durban International Film Festival offers a first in a feast of the latest and hottest surfing movies. (article published 2006-06-11) - Read more

X-MEN 3: THE LAST STAND
Completion of popular movie trilogy introduces new mutant characters. (Review by Billy Suter courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2006-06-8) - Read more

DURBAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Centre for Creative Arts offers cinematic feast for Durban. (article published 2006-06-8) - Read more

GHOST WHISPERER
Movie on Go! Channel explores the spiritual side of life and death. (article published 2006-06-8) - Read more

BEACHES
Keep the tissues handy for this weepy melodrama starring Bette Midler on M-Net. (article published 2006-06-2) - Read more

ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS
Star-studded cast appear in quirky adaptation of Lewis Carroll classic on Hallmark. (article published 2006-06-2) - Read more

WILD TALK AFRICA 2006
Four-day festival and conference and its host town of Durban adjusted a resounding success. (article published 2006-05-24) - Read more

LIVES OF THE SAINTS
Sophia Loren stars in movie on Hallmark. (article published 2006-05-21) - Read more

GHOST SQUAD
Hallmark offers series focusing on the unofficial body that polices the police. (article published 2006-05-21) - Read more

MAGIC OF ORDINARY DAYS
Hallmark on DStv to screen story of Colorado minister’s daughter forced into a marriage of convenience. (article published 2006-05-21) - Read more

JANE DOE: VANISHING ACT
Intricate web of deceit, betrayal, and murder for Hallmark movie. (article published 2006-05-21) - Read more

CHALO CINEMA EXTRA SHOW
Sold-out Playhouse Company Bollywood extravaganza production puts in extra performance. (article published 2006-05-16) - Read more

27TH EDITION OF DIFF
Centre for Creative Arts presents 27th Durban International Film Festival. (article published 2006-05-13) - Read more

LES ENFANTS DU PARADIS
Pietermaritzburg University Film Club to screen Marcel Carne's 1945 film. (article published 2006-05-11) - Read more

HIROSHIMA MON AMOUR
Alain Resnais' boldly experimental feature-film debut for Pietermaritzburg University Film Club. (article published 2006-05-11) - Read more

MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE 3
Thrills with agent Hunt. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2006-05-9) - Read more

WILD AT HEART
Fascinating story of English family who move to set up game reserve for Hallmark. (article published 2006-05-9) - Read more

THE WILD
Disney's latest computer-animated romp is a copycat comic caper owing much to last year's big hit, Madagascar. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2006-05-8) - Read more

HENRY FOOL
Pietermaritzburg University Film Club to screening Hal Hartley's 1997 film. (article published 2006-05-8) - Read more

EDISON
Convoluted and clichéd. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2006-05-3) - Read more

CHANNEL O
Celebration of Africa’s contribution to music, film, theatre and literature in preparation for Africa Day. (article published 2006-05-2) - Read more

BITTER TEARS OF PETRA VON KANT
Pietermaritzburg University Film Club to screen Ranier Fassbinder's 1972 film. (article published 2006-05-2) - Read more

TSHA TSHA RETURNS
SABC1 drama series returns for new season on May 5. (article published 2006-05-2) - Read more

ACT CALL FOR INFORMATION
ACT compiles list of formal and informal academic institutions offering training in arts, culture and heritage. (article published 2006-05-2) - Read more

PRIVATE LIVES
Six part series on DStv History channel boldly goes where no zoom lens has gone before. (article published 2006-04-29) - Read more

I SHOULDN’T BE ALIVE
Ground-breaking new television series on Discovery Channel deals with the struggle for survival. (article published 2006-04-29) - Read more

KEEPING MUM
Niall Johnson's quirky, dark comedy. (Review by Billy Suter) (article published 2006-04-25) - Read more

HOSTEL
Sex, sickos and sadism (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2006-04-25) - Read more

DUCK SOUP
Pietermaritzburg University Club to screen Leo McCarey's 1933 Marx Brothers comedy. (article published 2006-04-25) - Read more

LUCKY WINS AGAIN
Short film taking international film festival circuit by storm. (article published 2006-04-24) - Read more

AWARD FOR SA FILM
Dollars and White Pipes wins International Award. (article published 2006-04-24) - Read more

50 BEST CHICK FLICKS
Brat packers Molly Ringwald and Ally Sheedy reunite to host E! special on DStv. (article published 2006-04-24) - Read more

ROYAL BIOGRAPHIES
History Channel on DStv to present biographies of British and Monaco Royals. (article published 2006-04-21) - Read more

THRESHOLD
First and exclusive new series to actionX on channel 6 on DStv. (article published 2006-04-17) - Read more

FBI CELEBRITY FILES
Well-known stars put at the mercury of powerful investigative organisation in America. (article published 2006-04-17) - Read more

MOOLAADE
Pietermaritzburg-based University Film Club to show Ousmane Sembene’s film tackling female genital mutilation. (article published 2006-04-15) - Read more

CONTE D'ETE/A SUMMER'S TALE
Pietermaritzburg screening of Eric Rohmer’s film shows gentle humour and subtle insights into character and feeling. (article published 2006-04-15) - Read more

PEABODY FOR YESTERDAY
“Yesterday” wins prestigious Peabody Award. (article published 2006-04-13) - Read more

AFRICAN FILM SUMMIT
African film practitioners to chart future of cinema and audiovisual industry on the continent. (article published 2006-04-10) - Read more

TCM IN APRIL
TCM joins forces with UNICEF to present “The Bigger Picture”. (article published 2006-04-9) - Read more

AWARD FOR SA FILM
“Dollars and White Pipes” wins International Award. (article published 2006-04-9) - Read more

STUDIO 53
Line-up on April 12 on M-Net includes Ghanaian music personalities, Kenya furniture and ballet in the township. (article published 2006-04-9) - Read more

ZERO TOLERANCE
Action-packed local drama in the third season of SABC 2’s popular police series. (article published 2006-04-6) - Read more

WILD AT HEART
Hallmark on DStv presents story of English family who move to the South African bush to set up a game reserve. (article published 2006-04-4) - Read more

EDIT ONLINE FILM FESTIVAL
M-Net Searches for New TV Talent on New Platforms (article published 2006-04-4) - Read more

THE MELTDOWN
Kiss your ice goodbye. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2006-04-4) - Read more

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE TEST
SABC 2 Challenges South Africa in biggest television quiz. (article published 2006-03-31) - Read more

TRANSAMERICA
Felicity Huffman turns in superb performance as an introvert transsexual bonding with a teenage son. (article published 2006-03-30) - Read more

STRANGERS
Children from Kwa Mashu and Port Elizabeth make “Strangers” to compete in Italy. (article published 2006-03-25) - Read more

SHANGHAI TRIAD
Pietermaritzburg University Film Club to show Zhang Yimou's 1994 movie. (article published 2006-03-20) - Read more

MILLION DOLLAR BABY
M-Net features Clint Eastwood’s acclaimed Oscar-winning movie deals about an ageing trainer. (article published 2006-03-20) - Read more

VERA DRAKE
Low-key true-life drama set in England in the 1950s about a backstreet abortionist for M-Net. (article published 2006-03-20) - Read more

THE TERMINAL
Drama romance starring Tom Hanks and Catherine Zeta-Jones for M-Net. (article published 2006-03-20) - Read more

GIANT STEPS
Milan Festival of African, Asian & Latin American Cinema selects SA production for documentary competition. (article published 2006-03-20) - Read more

NAF FILM FESTIVAL
Film programme on National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. (article published 2006-03-20) - Read more

SOME CAME RUNNING
TCM on DStv to show classic movie with Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Shirley MacLaine. (article published 2006-03-19) - Read more

MYSTERIES OF EGYPT
Magnificent film at IMAX explores the birth of one of the world’s fist civilisations. (article published 2006-03-19) - Read more

THANK YOU VERY MUCH POSTPONED
Clinton Marius multi-media satire on Hollywood award ceremonies postponed until later in the year. (article published 2006-03-19) - Read more

PERSONA
Pietermaritzburg University Film Club to show Ingmar Bergman's 1966 film. (article published 2006-03-13) - Read more

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN
Back at the ranch. . . (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2006-03-13) - Read more

SHAKESPEARE ON HALLMARK
Feast of adaptations of "honey-tongued" William Shakespeare’s plays revisited on Hallmark. (article published 2006-03-12) - Read more

THANK YOU VERY MUCH
Clinton Marius appears in new multi-media satire on Hollywood award ceremonies. (article published 2006-03-9) - Read more

MCCABE & MRS MILLER
Pietermaritzburg-based University Film Club to show Robert Altman's 1971 film on March 9. (article published 2006-03-6) - Read more

BREAKFAST ON PLUTO
Cinema Nouveau hosting movie worth seeing for Cillian Murphy appearing as transvestite Kitten. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2006-03-4) - Read more

MARCH OF THE PENGUINS
Cinema Nouveau showing enchanting and fascinating film by Frenchman Luc Jacquet. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2006-03-4) - Read more

78TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS
M-Net to host The Oscars on March 6. (article published 2006-02-28) - Read more

ZERO TOLERANCE
SABC 2 presenting hard-hitting films based on Emmy Award nominated local series. (article published 2006-02-20) - Read more

EXPLORING CONSCIOUSNESS
The Exploring Consciousness Film Festival takes place in Pietermaritzburg at the Tatham. (article published 2006-02-20) - Read more

IBOKI
Live installation by Peter van Heerden at the KZNSA deals with executions. (article published 2006-02-20) - Read more

PARADISE NOW’
Oscar nomination brings Palestinian movie back to Durban. (article published 2006-02-20) - Read more

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
Director Joe Wright's elegant and accessible new screen version of Jane Austen's classic novel. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2006-02-19) - Read more

TIDAL WAVE COMMERCIAL
Tidal Wave and Yamaha bolster the future of HIV/Aids orphans. (article published 2006-02-19) - Read more

SKY HIGH
Kurt Russell and Kelly Preston as superhero parents in fresh and funny family film now showing locally. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2006-02-19) - Read more

ACADEMY AWARD FILMS AT GATEWAY
Gateway Theatre of Shopping is screening series of Academy Award-nominated films. (article published 2006-02-17) - Read more

WILD TALK AFRICA
First international wildlife film festival for South Africa in April. (article published 2006-02-14) - Read more

BRITISH ACADEMY FILM AWARDS 2006
BBC Prime to host one of the film calendar’s premiere events on February 19. (article published 2006-02-8) - Read more

NORTH COUNTRY
Charlize Theron in compelling film for which she has been nominated for an Oscar, a Bafta and a Golden Globe. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of the Mercury) (article published 2006-02-8) - Read more

28 DAYS OF OSCAR ON TCM
Film buffs can look forward to 28 days of Oscar on TCM (Channel 09 on DStv). (article published 2006-02-7) - Read more

ENCOUNTERS
Call for entries to South African International Documentary Festival 2006. (article published 2006-02-7) - Read more

LAWS OF ATTRACTION
Pierce Brosnan and Julianne Moore appear in comedy romance on M-Net on February 23. (article published 2006-02-7) - Read more

INNIBOS FILM FESTIVAL
Annual InniBos Lowveld National Arts Festival in Nelspruit to include International Short Film Festival. (article published 2006-02-7) - Read more

GRAMMY AWARDS
48th Annual Grammy Awards on Channel O (article published 2006-02-5) - Read more

PRIME PEOPLE
Two-part documentary on BBC Prime on DStv examines the presidency of Richard Nixon. (article published 2006-02-5) - Read more

STAR PORTRAITS
Well-known personalities have their portraits painted by professional artists in BBC Prime programme. (article published 2006-02-5) - Read more

BORN AND BRED
Gentle family drama returns to BBC Prime on DStv. (article published 2006-02-5) - Read more

ACTION X
Psycho and Jaws Movie festivals on M-Net channel. (article published 2006-01-24) - Read more

DESTINATION MUSIC
BBC World on DStv features 13-part programme on music festivals. (article published 2006-01-19) - Read more

NIP/TUCK III
Critically acclaimed new drama series of recent times back on M-Net for third season. (article published 2006-01-19) - Read more

PRISON BREAK
Captivating new series on M-Net. (article published 2006-01-19) - Read more

HOUSE OF SAND AND FOG
Engrossing drama starring Ben Kingsley on M-Net on January 16. (article published 2006-01-8) - Read more

BREAKIN’ ALL THE RULES
Comedy drama romance with Jamie Foxx on January 16 on M-Net. (article published 2006-01-8) - Read more

ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS
63rd annual event screened on M-Net promises dazzling salute to favorite movies and television programmes. (article published 2006-01-8) - Read more

SIGNIFICANT OTHERS
First and exclusive to M-Net Series January 26 at 20h30. (article published 2006-01-5) - Read more

GOLDEN GLOBE HOSTS
Top performers confirmed to present at Golden Globe Awards Ceremony. (article published 2006-01-5) - Read more

THE LAW FIRM
Eight-episode alternative drama series starting on MNet on January 13. (article published 2005-12-31) - Read more

THE LAW FIRM
Boomerang Channel 81 on DStv presents new show (article published 2005-12-31) - Read more

HEATHCLIFF AND MARMADUKE
Boomerang Channel 81 on DStv presents new show (article published 2005-12-31) - Read more

CURSE OF THE WERE-RABBIT
Nick Park returns with his first feature-length film. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2005-12-31) - Read more

HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Wishing all readers the very best for 2006! (article published 2005-12-31) - Read more

THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA
Spectacular entertainment as CS Lewis's classic tale of good-versus-evil hits the big screen. Rating: 9/10. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2005-12-28) - Read more

ALIVE IN JO BURG
Short film now available for viewing online. (article published 2005-12-25) - Read more

CALLAS FOREVER
Fascinating look at diva Maria Callas on M-Net on January 9. (article published 2005-12-25) - Read more

ETERNAL EGYPT
Fascinating hour-long series starts on DStv’s History Channel on December 27. (article published 2005-12-25) - Read more

HAPPY CHRISTMAS
All the best for Christmas and the festive season. (article published 2005-12-24) - Read more

48TH GRAMMY AWARDS NOMINATIONS
Mariah Carey, John Legend and Kanye West lead nominations with eight awards. (article published 2005-12-23) - Read more

CARVER COLLEGE
New media college opens in Durban, 2006 (article published 2005-12-23) - Read more

SMS SUGAR MAN
Aryan Kaganof to direct world’s first cell phone filmed feature film. (article published 2005-12-19) - Read more

MOST AMAZING SHOW FOR SABC 2
Corne and Twakkie make their much anticipated television debut on SABC 2. (article published 2005-12-19) - Read more

MARIETTE HEENOP ON TV
Durban-based vocalist to appear on Steve Hofmeyr's TV show. (article published 2005-12-16) - Read more

HOT BIRD FOR BBC WORLD
BBC World recognised for excellence in news at the HOT BIRD™ TV Awards 2005.12.16 (article published 2005-12-16) - Read more

KING KONG
Spectacularly rewarding romp and one of the year's best films. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2005-12-16) - Read more

PARKIE ON DECEMBER 16 AND 25
Michael Parkinson joined by top range of stars on M-Net. (article published 2005-12-12) - Read more

MT GRACE
The ultimate stress-free zone, sheltering in the Magaliesburg Mountains. (Report by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-12-9) - Read more

THE LEGEND OF ZORRO
He’s back - in black! He's the caped crusader and he's not so great this time around. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2005-12-9) - Read more

INNOCENT VOICES
Haunting, harrowing drama centred on the horrors of civil war, seen through a child’s eyes. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2005-12-9) - Read more

SCREENWRITERS WORKSHOP
Weekend workshop for screenwriters at the SABC Durban on December 10 & 11. (article published 2005-12-6) - Read more

CAPE TOWN FESTIVAL 2006
A cultural expression of the people of Cape Town taking place in March. (article published 2005-12-6) - Read more

KWA MASHU AFRICAN FILM FESTIVAL
Film festival at Ekhaya Multi Arts Centre includes screenwriting workshop and theatre festival. (article published 2005-12-5) - Read more

M-NET AND WARNER BROS
M-Net clinches multi-year deal with Warner Bros. International Television. (article published 2005-12-5) - Read more

HOW TO BE A PRINCE
BBC Prime on DStv to screen two-part documentary on Prince William. (article published 2005-12-4) - Read more

TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH
Hallmark Channel on DStv to screen adaptation of Golding’s sea trilogy. (article published 2005-12-4) - Read more

ROLLING STONES AT THE MAX
Rock on! (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2005-11-30) - Read more

CHICKEN LITTLE
Fowl in a flap featuring the voice talents of Zach Braff, Joan Cusack and Steve Zahn. (Review by Billy Suter) (article published 2005-11-20) - Read more

PIONEERING KNOWN GODS
First local television drama on broadband through M-Net’s electronic content delivery. (article published 2005-11-20) - Read more

FAITH’S CORNER
Movie from team of Oscar-nominated “Yesterday” now released. (article published 2005-11-20) - Read more

DSTV HOME CHANNEL
Favourites return for special festive season on The Home Channel. (article published 2005-11-20) - Read more

SOUTH AFRICA HOUSE CINEMA
New £95,000 state-of-the-art cinema at South Africa House in London. (article published 2005-11-20) - Read more

BUSINESS DAY/BASA AWARDS
Business and arts partnerships under the spotlight. (article published 2005-11-14) - Read more

DIFF INVITES ENTRIES
Durban International Film Festival announces dates for 27th edition. (article published 2005-11-14) - Read more

DOWNFALL
Superbly acted, mesmerising, often harrowing, drama. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2005-11-13) - Read more

THE KINGDOM FILM FESTIVAL
Fourth year of festival to include three extra venues. (article published 2005-11-11) - Read more

MUSINGS OF A MEANDERING MIND #2
Bev Pulé muses on “Mixed Doubles” – moving from the Topic of Tennis to the Peculiarities of the Paparazzi. (article published 2005-11-7) - Read more

DURBAN SUMMER SEASON 2005/6
Much entertainment on offer during the holiday season. (article published 2005-11-4) - Read more

BEV PULÉ
New contributor for artSMart offers Musings of a Meandering Mind. (article published 2005-11-3) - Read more

MICHAEL BUBLÉ
M-Net Channel Music to screen performer’s incredible stage razzmatazz. (article published 2005-11-3) - Read more

AUTHORS
Series on History Channel on DStv from November 7 to 11. (article published 2005-11-3) - Read more

HOUSE OF FLYING DAGGERS
One of the year's best. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2005-11-1) - Read more

L'AVVENTURA
Pietermaritzburg University Film Club to screen 1960 movie directed by Michelangelo Antonioni. (article published 2005-11-1) - Read more

GRUMPY OLD WOMEN
BBC Prime programme on DStv features female personalities venting their spleen. (article published 2005-10-28) - Read more

GOOD NIGHT. AND, GOOD LUCK
Videovision acquires George Clooney film. (article published 2005-10-28) - Read more

FILM & TV AWARDS
South African Film and Television Awards to be launched on November 4. (article published 2005-10-28) - Read more

DSTV PVR
Media introduced to fascinating new technology at launch in Magaliesburg. (Report by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-10-24) - Read more

REPORT FROM IDC
Growing jobs in the SA film industry. (article published 2005-10-24) - Read more

CAPE TOWN WORLD CINEMA FESTIVAL
SITHENGI 2005 offers the pick of major African film Industry and media events! (article published 2005-10-20) - Read more

FLOG IT!
BBC Prime programme on DStv where public is invited to make money out of antiques at auction. (article published 2005-10-19) - Read more

20TH CENTURY GREAT ROMANCES
BBC Prime on DStv offers new romance biography slot. (article published 2005-10-19) - Read more

INSPECTOR LYNLEY MYSTERIES
BBC Prime series on DStv based on the best-selling stories by Elizabeth George. (article published 2005-10-19) - Read more

NO GOING BACK
Documentary on BBC Prime on DStv sees a married couple escape for “A Year in France”. (article published 2005-10-19) - Read more

THE SMOKING ROOM
Comedy on BBC Prime on DStv. (article published 2005-10-19) - Read more

PLEDGE FOR WORLD AIDS DAY
Khomanani invites the public to make a pledge on December 1 for “A nation caring together”. (article published 2005-10-17) - Read more

GAAV/THE COW
Pietermaritzburg-based University Film Club to show Daryush Merju'i's 1968 film. (article published 2005-10-17) - Read more

NLDTF CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund invites applications for Arts, Culture & National Heritage. (article published 2005-10-17) - Read more

NEXT OF KIN
Penelope Keith and William Gaunt star as reluctant grandparents in BBC Prime comedy on DStv. (article published 2005-10-11) - Read more

TWEESTRYD
kykNET's own gameshow a double dose of fun on Afrikaans DStv channel ! (article published 2005-10-11) - Read more

BBC PRIME
BBC Prime on DStv continues into October with a wealth of documentaries, drama and entertainment programmes. (article published 2005-10-8) - Read more

WEEKEND PREMIERS ON M-NET
Second hand Lions” and “Something Gotta Give: from M-Net on October 8 and 9. (article published 2005-10-8) - Read more

MEET ME IN ST LOUIS
Pietermaritzburg Film Club to show Vincente Minnelli's 1944 stylish musical "valentine to the good old days”. (article published 2005-10-8) - Read more

WHALES
National Wildlife Federation¡¦s movie offers the closest you¡¦ll ever get to whales. (Review by Pauline Dalais) (article published 2005-09-30) - Read more

BOY CALLED TWIST
Tim Greene’s dream comes true on September 30. (article published 2005-09-26) - Read more

DUOLUO TIANSHI/FALLEN ANGELS
PMB University Film Club to present one of Wong Kar-Wai's most inventive and stylish earlier works. (article published 2005-09-24) - Read more

WHALES
IMAX at Gateway presents newest large-format film from the National Wildlife Federation. (article published 2005-09-24) - Read more

KO VDO
First Durban Video Festival is brought to Durban by PULSE. (article published 2005-09-23) - Read more

BLIND JUSTICE
Hallmark channel on DStv presents series about blind detective. (article published 2005-09-22) - Read more

INSPECTOR LYNLEY MYSTERIES
BBC Prime presents contemporary murder mystery series based on best-selling stories by Elizabeth George. (article published 2005-09-22) - Read more

I KNEW JOHN LENNON
BBC Prime programme on DStv celebrates the private man who is not widely known. (article published 2005-09-22) - Read more

I KNEW JOHN LENNON
BBC Prime programme on DStv celebrates the private man who is not widely known. (article published 2005-09-22) - Read more

MEERKAT MANOR
Animal Planet on DStv presents soap opera with a difference. (article published 2005-09-22) - Read more

MIDSOMER MURDERS
Hallmark channel on DStv presents engaging mystery series. (article published 2005-09-22) - Read more

KAROO BOY
Videovision Entertainment acquires film rights to Sunday Times Literary Award runner-up. (article published 2005-09-21) - Read more

HEALING POWER OF NATURE
SABC3 to screen the exceptional story of a streetkid who saved his life through surfing. (article published 2005-09-20) - Read more

CSI V
Popular crime drama Crime Scene Investigation franchise back on M-Net for its fifth season. (article published 2005-09-11) - Read more

KNOWN GODS
Murder and intrigue in M-Net’s new drama series commencing September 15. (article published 2005-09-9) - Read more

NFVF FUNDING CONSTRAINTS
No more funding currently available from National Film and Video Foundation. (article published 2005-09-8) - Read more

TSOTSI
South Africa submits its foreign language film to the Oscars. (article published 2005-09-5) - Read more

EYE FOR AN EYE
“Eye for an Eye” premieres on the Reality TV (channel 41 on DStv) in September. (article published 2005-09-5) - Read more

OIL ON WATER
Tidal Wave Productions announces the making of Oil on Water (article published 2005-09-5) - Read more

THE JACKET
Intriguing if complex, cluttered and sometimes too clever-clever film. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2005-09-5) - Read more

A LOT LIKE LOVE
Humdrum romance about a couple who meet at constant intervals over seven years and don't realise they are soulmates. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2005-09-2) - Read more

CINDERELLA MAN
True story of boxer James J Braddock to hit the big screen. (article published 2005-09-2) - Read more

HANNAH AND HER SISTERS
Pietermaritzburg University Film Club to show Woody Allen's 1986 film on September 8. (article published 2005-09-2) - Read more

VIAGGIO IN ITALIA
PMB University Film Club showing Roberto Rossellini 1953 film on September 1. (article published 2005-08-30) - Read more

THE FLYER
Final film in M-Net Original Movies series, DV8 Feature. (article published 2005-08-28) - Read more

VIDEOVISION ENTERTAINMENT FILMS
Durban-based company acquires prestigious ahead of international film festival presentations. (article published 2005-08-28) - Read more

DOLLARS AND WHITE PIPES
Videovision’s stylish Cape Flats Film premiers at Montreal World Film Festival. (article published 2005-08-28) - Read more

BINNELANDERS
Top talent join forces to produce M-Net's first Afrikaans drama series (article published 2005-08-23) - Read more

YES PRIME MINISTER
BBC Prime on DStv presents rerun of highly popular comedy series. (article published 2005-08-23) - Read more

MISS MARPLE
Veteran British actress Joan Hickson plays character based on Agatha Christie’s grandmother. (article published 2005-08-23) - Read more

DER AMERIKANISCHE FREUND
Pietermaritzburg University Film Club presents classic movie by Wim Wenders. (article published 2005-08-23) - Read more

HETTY WAINTHROP INVESTIGATES
Third series of award-winning drama for BBC Prime on DStv. (article published 2005-08-23) - Read more

GARDENING WITH THE EXPERTS
Behind-the-scenes look at the Royal Horticultural Society gardens on BBC Prime. (article published 2005-08-23) - Read more

VILLA ROSA
kykNET’s soapie celebrates 100 episodes. (article published 2005-08-22) - Read more

SATERDAG NAG
Kieno Kammies makes TV debut on kykNET in presenting new late night talk show. (article published 2005-08-21) - Read more

HOW TO DEAL
Wednesday premiere on M-Net based on popular teen novels. (article published 2005-08-8) - Read more

MY LIFE WITHOUT ME
Romance Drama to premiere on M-Net on August 15. (article published 2005-08-8) - Read more

MEAN CREEK
Gripping morality tale centres on a group of young teens planning a prank during a riverboat journey. (article published 2005-08-7) - Read more

CELEBRATE WOMEN’S DAY WITH DStv!
DStv to jump-start South African Women’s Day celebrations with line-up of strong women across the channels. (article published 2005-08-7) - Read more

LAUGH OUT LOUD
M-Net announces presenters of comedy show. (article published 2005-08-1) - Read more

CAMBRIDGE SPIES
Story of Blunt, Burgess, Philby and Maclean on BBC Prime on DStv. (article published 2005-07-23) - Read more

LOUIS B. MAYER
Biography of film mogul to be screened on The History Channel on DStv. (article published 2005-07-23) - Read more

THE FLYER
Movie co-written and directed by Revel Fox to be screened at Locarno. (article published 2005-07-23) - Read more

EAST COAST VIDEO CAMERA CLUB
Members’ videos to be shown at next meeting of video camera club. (article published 2005-07-22) - Read more

THE SIEGE
M-Net to screen movie starring Denzel Washington and Bruce Willis on July 27. (article published 2005-07-22) - Read more

WAH-WAH FOR EDINBURGH
Richard E Grant’s directorial debut “Wah-Wah” to open Edinburgh Film Festival. (article published 2005-07-21) - Read more

WILD WEST
Eccentric coastal Cornish village featured in BBC Prime comedy series on DStv. (article published 2005-07-21) - Read more

FATHER TED
Surreal comedy series concerning three priests on BBC Prime on DStv. (article published 2005-07-21) - Read more

THE HITCHHIKERS GUIDE TO THE GALAXY!
One of the most anticipated films of the year bound to capture the imagination. (article published 2005-07-21) - Read more

KNOWN GODS
Sex, deceit and intrigue in M-Net's new Drama series. (article published 2005-07-19) - Read more

COURAGE UNDER FIRE
M-Net to screen action movie starring Denzel Washington and Meg Ryan on July 27. (article published 2005-07-19) - Read more

DRUM PROMO
Nu-Metro Distribution has acquired South African film distribution rights to “Drum”. (article published 2005-07-18) - Read more

SIN CITY
Forthcoming movie described as artistically very different. (article published 2005-07-17) - Read more

GROWING NUMBERS FOR NAF
Growing numbers indicate great support for the 31st National Arts Festival, Grahamstown. (article published 2005-07-17) - Read more

LAUGH OUT LOUD
M-Net’s new comedy show set to make South Africans laugh out loud. (article published 2005-07-13) - Read more

3G CAMPAIGN
Story behind Y & R’s creative combo’s project to bring new phone to the public. (article published 2005-07-13) - Read more

TAKING BACK THE STABLE
Key cultural institutions help celebrate conclusion of DIFF with launch of project that will take centre stage next year. (article published 2005-07-12) - Read more

GROUND FORCE
BBC Prime’s popular programme builds a Garden for Africa. (article published 2005-07-7) - Read more

SAHARA
Videovision Entertainment releases America’s Number One film. (article published 2005-07-4) - Read more

GOING TO GRAHAMSTOWN
artSMart Editor to relocate to Grahamstown temporarily for the Festival. (article published 2005-06-28) - Read more

MADAGASCAR
Animated film should make for the perfect holiday treat. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2005-06-28) - Read more

WIN FOR LELETI KHUMALO
Popular stage and film actress wins best actress award at DIFF. (article published 2005-06-28) - Read more

INTERFACE ANIMATION FESTIVAL, DURBAN 2005
Article by Mike McFadyean (Interface – Technical) (article published 2005-06-28) - Read more

TELL US WHAT YOU THINK
Research sponsored by BASA into arts coverage in the mass media. (article published 2005-06-28) - Read more

NOKIA FACE OF AFRICA
Finalists at SAA Durban Fashion Week. (article published 2005-06-21) - Read more

MALUNDE
South African actor Ian Roberts stars in film with strong Pietermaritzburg connections. (article published 2005-06-21) - Read more

FAITH’S CORNER
Durban world premiere for latest film from Oscar nominated team. (article published 2005-06-17) - Read more

THE WEDDING DATE
Anyone seeking an ounce of originality from this film will be left severely wanting. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2005-06-15) - Read more

TALKING MOVIES
Talking Movies on DStv on the Multichoice Bouquet will feature Batman, Angelina Jolie and Francois Ozon. (article published 2005-06-15) - Read more

PARLIAMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL
The first ever film festival of South African film in Parliament. (article published 2005-06-13) - Read more

DIFF COMING UP!
26th Durban International Film Festival (article published 2005-06-13) - Read more

FORSYTHE SAGA
M-Net to repeat popular series. (article published 2005-06-12) - Read more

D’ARTS MAGAZINE IS BACK!
Durban Arts Association’s highly popular magazine is back in business! (article published 2005-06-11) - Read more

DStv A PROMAX AWARD FINALIST
Judges recognise DStv promos with 12 finalist nominations. (article published 2005-06-9) - Read more

OPENING THE WINDOW
Durban International Film Festival workshop on UNESCO's AfricaAnimated! 2.0 workshop. (article published 2005-06-9) - Read more

THE LIFE OF DAVID GALE
America's judicial system comes under the spotlight in gripping Death Row drama on M-Net. (article published 2005-06-7) - Read more

AWARD FOR CCA
Durban's Centre for Creative Arts wins major culture award. (article published 2005-06-7) - Read more

AMERICAN DAD
Hilarious animated series premières in M-Net's Open Time. (article published 2005-06-7) - Read more

ICASA PAPER
ICASA releases a position paper on subscription broadcasting. (article published 2005-06-7) - Read more

ITALIAN MOVIE FESTIVAL
Three day festival to take place at Cinema Nouveau at Gateway. (article published 2005-05-31) - Read more

JOHN WAYNE TRIBUTE
TCM to delight all John Wayne fans in June. (article published 2005-05-31) - Read more

THE LIFE AND DEATH OF PETER SELLERS
Rush dazzles as Sellers in tribute to the enigmatic comic actor. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2005-05-30) - Read more

BBC WORLD ON AEROPLANES
BBC World to be seen as a live channel on aeroplanes for the first time. (article published 2005-05-30) - Read more

BIRTH
Director Jonathan Glazer produces altogether different animal in movie with Lauren Bacall and Nicole Kidman. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury). (article published 2005-05-30) - Read more

MYSTERY OF THE NILE
Fascinating journey following the Blue Nile from its source currently showing at Imax at Gateway. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-05-29) - Read more

FATHER TED
BBC Prime on DStv presents surreal comedy concerning three priests. (article published 2005-05-26) - Read more

STAR WARS: REVENGE OF THE SITH
Movie fans in for some rushes of note with George Lucas's sixth sci-fi spectacular. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2005-05-25) - Read more

THE DEBT
Thriller on M-Net starring Hugo Spears, Lee Williams, Martin Freeman and Warren Clarke. (article published 2005-05-24) - Read more

THE DEBT
Thriller on M-Net starring Hugo Spears, Lee Williams, Martin Freeman and Warren Clarke. (article published 2005-05-23) - Read more

MAMA JACK
Videovision Entertainment begins principle photography on new Leon Schuster film. (article published 2005-05-22) - Read more

DOWN WITH LOVE
Renée Zellweger and Ewan McGregor star in romantic comedy premiering on M-Net on May 23. (article published 2005-05-20) - Read more

JOHNNY ENGLISH
Funny man Rowan Atkinson plays an inept spy in comedy premiering on M-Net. (article published 2005-05-20) - Read more

SHALLOW HAL
Gwyneth Paltrow stars in M-NET premier movie on May 21. (article published 2005-05-20) - Read more

FLOG IT!
BBC Prime on DStv offers fascinating insight into the world of buying and selling antiques. (article published 2005-05-20) - Read more

SITHENGI WRITERS FORUM
Matching writers with producers. (article published 2005-05-19) - Read more

3RD DEGREE TURNS FIVE
Popular E! programme celebrates five years on air on May 17 at 19h30. (article published 2005-05-16) - Read more

NATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL
All info to be found on the Festival pages. (article published 2005-05-16) - Read more

ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND
Cinema Sublime in Pietermaritzburg presents Oscar-winning quirky comedy. (article published 2005-05-16) - Read more

AFRIKAANS YOUTH CHANNEL
New Afrikaans youth music channel for DStv from July. (article published 2005-05-16) - Read more

SHORT CUTS
Pietermaritzburg Film Club to show Robert Altman's mosaic of Raymond Carver short stories. (article published 2005-05-16) - Read more

EARTHSEA
Adventure/fantasy movie on Hallmark Channel on DStv. (article published 2005-05-16) - Read more

HISTORY CHANNEL
Highlights in May for DStv channel. (article published 2005-05-16) - Read more

BYRON
BBC Prime on DStv presents programme on wildly rebellious and gifted poet Lord Byron on May 15. (article published 2005-05-15) - Read more

SA FILMS AT CANNES
South African film in the official programme at Cannes 2005. (article published 2005-05-15) - Read more

BIG FAT LIAR
M-Net to screen comedy in which slacker teaches bad Hollywood wolf a lesson. (article published 2005-05-9) - Read more

XOLISWA SITHOLE WINS BAFTA
South African producer becomes first South African to received British Academy Television Award. (article published 2005-05-9) - Read more

ASPIRANT FILM MAKERS WORKSHOP
Free workshop forms part of Durban International Film Festival. (article published 2005-05-8) - Read more

VUKA! AWARDS
Free VUKA Workshop re PSA’s to be held in Durban on May 11. (article published 2005-05-8) - Read more

FREE WORKSHOP FOR ASPIRANT FILM MAKERS
Community organisations invited to apply for free workshop on basic video production. (article published 2005-05-8) - Read more

CSI GOES TO NEW YORK
New series on M-Net is slightly more risqué and grittier than its predecessors. (article published 2005-05-7) - Read more

RUAN LING-YU/CENTRE STAGE
Imaginative account of the life of silent star for Pietermaritzburg film club. (article published 2005-05-7) - Read more

KOYAANISQATSI
First Art House Movie in ColaborArt initiative in Margate. (article published 2005-05-6) - Read more

THE REAL DA VINCI CODE
Special for M-Net follows recent phenomenal success of Dan Brown's book. (article published 2005-05-2) - Read more

FORSYTE SAGA PART 2
Epic saga based on John Galsworthy’s classic novels for M-Net. (article published 2005-05-2) - Read more

24
Fourth season of innovative and exciting drama for M-Net from May 3. (article published 2005-05-2) - Read more

AMALIA
Blockbuster comedy for M-Net’s kykNET. (article published 2005-04-30) - Read more

AFRICAN ANIMATION WORKSHOP
Animators, artists, cartoonists and scriptwriters invited to participate in Training and Production Workshop. (article published 2005-04-30) - Read more

AMITABH BACHCHAN
Bollywood actor featured on BBC World’s Talking Movies on DStv. (article published 2005-04-29) - Read more

JOHN MILLS INTERVIEW
BBC World’s Hard Talk on DStv presents repeat of 1999 interview with the late actor. (article published 2005-04-29) - Read more

L'ATALANTE
University's Film Club is showing Jean Vigo's 1934 film. (article published 2005-04-27) - Read more

MISS CONGENIALITY 2
Sandra Bullock is back as an FBI agent out to save a beauty queen contestant. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2005-04-27) - Read more

M-NET SERIES HIGHLIGHTS
The Swan is one of the highlights of M-Net’s Series Channel in May. (article published 2005-04-27) - Read more

MOVIE MAGIC NAME CHANGE
M-Net’s Movie Magic 1 and Movie Magic 2 change names. (article published 2005-04-27) - Read more

HOLLYWOOD WAR EFFORT
Turner Classic Movies on DStv celebrates Hollywood's contribution to the war effort. (article published 2005-04-24) - Read more

A YEAR AT KEW
Documentary on BBC Prime on DStv on April 25 at 17h00. (article published 2005-04-24) - Read more

LUDACRIS AT SIBAYA
Grammy winner and Atlanta-based rapper films new music video at the Zulu Fire Cultural Village. (article published 2005-04-21) - Read more

RED DUST WINS AT MIAMI
Videovision Entertainment's TRC film wins Audience Award at Miami Film Festival. (article published 2005-04-21) - Read more

ABSOLUTE POWER
BBC Prime on DStv to show movie with Stephen Fry and Martin McCabe. (article published 2005-04-19) - Read more

SUNSHINE STATE
M-Net movie offers an indelible portrait of women, families, and communities on the brink of change. (article published 2005-04-19) - Read more

HBO COMEDY FESTIVAL
Some of the world’s wittiest comedians lined-up for M-Net on Mondays. (article published 2005-04-19) - Read more

DURBAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
DIFF celebrates 26th anniversary with over 200 screenings of top films from around the world. (article published 2005-04-19) - Read more

EDiT
M-Net to nurture local filmmaking talent (article published 2005-04-19) - Read more

SAW
Frightening chiller-thriller about a mad man who pits strangers in games of death. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2005-04-18) - Read more

M-NET PREMIERS
Veronica Guerin, All Over The Guy and The Lizzie McGuire Movie for M-Net premiers. (article published 2005-04-18) - Read more

BEND OF THE RIVER & SKAMMEN
Pietermaritzburg University's Film Club back in action with Anthony Mann and Ingmar Bergman films. (article published 2005-04-14) - Read more

NLDTF INFO CENTRE
National Lotteries Board Information Centre now based at DTI campus in Tshwane. (article published 2005-04-14) - Read more

VERA DRAKE
Mike Leigh's compelling drama of secrets and lives features an Oscar-nominated turn by Imelda Staunton. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2005-04-11) - Read more

THE ENTERTAINER
New series premiers on E! Entertainment on DStv on April 17. (article published 2005-04-11) - Read more

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES
Most talked-about television series of the new millennium, courtesy of M-Net. (article published 2005-04-11) - Read more

THE ROYAL WEDDING
Charles and Camilla on BBC World on DStv. (article published 2005-04-9) - Read more

ANITA AND ME
M-Net to premier comedy drama from best-selling actress and author Meera Syal on April 12. (article published 2005-04-8) - Read more

SPANGLISH
James L Brooks's engaging comedy-drama about culture clashes and family dysfunction. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2005-04-8) - Read more

EGOLI TURNS 13
M-Net's glitzy soapie has now become part of South African TV culture. (article published 2005-04-8) - Read more

CARTE BLANCHE AWARD
International Recognition for Carte Blanche (article published 2005-04-8) - Read more

BUSINESS DAY/BASA AWARDS NOMINEES
Nominees for Eighth Annual Business Day/BASA Awards celebrate The Art Of Business Sponsorship. (article published 2005-04-4) - Read more

LADIES IN LAVENDER
Judi Dench and Maggie Smith in an elegant, moving and amusing drama directed and scripted by actor Charles Dance (Review by Billy Suter). (article published 2005-04-4) - Read more

CINEMA SUBLIME
April movies at Pietermaritzburg art nouveau movie house. (article published 2005-04-4) - Read more

ALIAS IV
Electrifying Emmy award-winning spy drama returns to M-Net on April 5. (article published 2005-04-4) - Read more

U-CARMEN EKHAYELITSHA
Award-winning South African film running at Ekhaya Multi-Arts Centre. (article published 2005-03-31) - Read more

STUDIO 53
Programme on March 30 features Angola art museum and Burundi drummers. (article published 2005-03-27) - Read more

KEN KIRSTEN
Karen Ashwin signs up acclaimed TV director for the Event Production Company. (article published 2005-03-27) - Read more

BOOMERANG
Feast of cartoon classics come to DStv on Boomerang. (article published 2005-03-27) - Read more

SHOUT AFRICA
A true African cinema experience offered for the majority of South Africans. (article published 2005-03-27) - Read more

RAY
Competent rags-to-riches treatment of Ray Charles's story, with powerhouse performance from Jamie Foxx. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2005-03-26) - Read more

GOODBYE LENIN
A quirky, captivating, award-winning German film about love, secrets, lies and manipulation. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2005-03-26) - Read more

FILM AT NAF
Festival 2005 offers a chance to catch on premières and important new South African movies. (article published 2005-03-23) - Read more

BEING JULIA
Annette Bening in top form in a showy, Oscar-nominated performance as a flamboyant British stage icon of the 30s. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2005-03-21) - Read more

U-CARMEN EKHAYELITSHA
Award-winning film for EMAC in KwaMashu. (article published 2005-03-21) - Read more

STEPHEN SACKUR
New regular presenter of BBC World's HARDtalk programme. (article published 2005-03-21) - Read more

DOLLARS & WHITE PIPES
Seventh film in M-Net Original Movies series starts on March 28. (article published 2005-03-21) - Read more

MEDIATECH 2005
Industry gears up to explore advanced technology at MediaTech 2005. (article published 2005-03-20) - Read more

FINDING NEVERLAND
Nominated for seven Oscars, this is an enchanting drama about love, friendship, the fragility of life and unbridled imagination. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2005-03-20) - Read more

CONNIE AND CARLA
Initial fun turns into a bit of a drag as Toni Collette and Nia Vardalos pose as drag queens to escape gangsters baying for their blood. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2005-03-20) - Read more

AWARDS FOR WOMEN
South Africa invited to put forward nominations for the Shoprite Checkers/SABC 2 Woman of the Year Award. (article published 2005-03-20) - Read more

STEP BACKWARDS FOR BROADCASTING
M-Net describes decision to close open time as a backward step for the South African broadcasting industry. (article published 2005-03-19) - Read more

M-NET HIGHLIGHTS
“E'Lollipop” and The Royal Variety Performance kick off the week after Easter. (article published 2005-03-15) - Read more

SIDEWAYS
Raise a glass to this one! (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2005-03-14) - Read more

TALKING MOVIES
Local film “In My Country” on BBC World programme on DStv. (article published 2005-03-14) - Read more

CHANNEL O AWARDS
Voting for African Music Video Awards 2005 heating up the vote lines. (article published 2005-03-12) - Read more

JULES ET JIM
Pietermaritzburg University Film Club's European Movie series starts on March 9. (article published 2005-03-7) - Read more

BBC WORLD: TALKING MOVIES
John Travolta, Vin Disel and the movie “Downfall” for Talking Movies on Channel 50 on DStv. (article published 2005-03-7) - Read more

STUDIO 53
M-Net's stylish African lifestyle programme celebrates African culture. (article published 2005-03-3) - Read more

CHANNEL O MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS
M-Net's popular music channel on DStv presents awards ceremony. (article published 2005-03-1) - Read more

WEDNESDAY COMEDY NIGHT
New international comedy hit on M-Net and a laugh a minute with “Two and a Half” Men. (article published 2005-03-1) - Read more

A VERY LONG ENGAGEMENT
A visually stunning French film - a quirky, complex tale of hope, love and war. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2005-03-1) - Read more

M-NET HIGHLIGHTS
Highlights of the week: February 28 to March 6. (article published 2005-03-1) - Read more

AWARD FOR U-CARMEN EKHAYELITSHA
South African film wins prestigious Golden Bear award at the Berlin International Film Festival. (article published 2005-02-25) - Read more

RICHARD BURTON
Documentary on legendary actor for BBC Prime on DStv on February 26. (article published 2005-02-21) - Read more

YES MINISTER’S BACK!
Popular British comedy series back on BBC Prime on DStv. (article published 2005-02-21) - Read more

RAY
Ray Charles's fascinating story, with a powerhouse performance from Oscar-nominee Jamie Foxx. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2005-02-21) - Read more

FORMER DURBAN ACTORS IN HARD COPY
SABC3’s new local drama series to feature performers originally based in Durban. (article published 2005-02-21) - Read more

77TH ACADEMY AWARDS
DStv's E! Entertainment (Channel 41) brings all the glitz, glamour and excitement of the 77th Academy Awards (article published 2005-02-21) - Read more

TRIBUTE TO MANOJ LAKHANI
Rishaad Mahomed pays tribute to media personality who died in November last year. (article published 2005-02-21) - Read more

TUKS CELEBRATES DEMOCRACY & RECONCILIATION
University of Pretoria to host Arts and Reconciliation Festival and Conference. (article published 2005-02-21) - Read more

CARTE BLANCHE
Renegade angel Dianne Lang and Mad Mike and Mark coming up on February 20 on M-Net. (article published 2005-02-18) - Read more

CINEMA SUBLIME
Local scriptwriter Janet van Eeden achieves her aim of an art cinema venue in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2005-02-18) - Read more

GOODBYE LENIN
Quirky, captivating, award-winning German film about love, secrets, lies and manipulation. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2005-02-16) - Read more

CCA FESTIVALS
The Centre for Creative Arts Festival Calendar for 2005. (article published 2005-02-15) - Read more

2004 BUSINESS DAY/BASA AWARDS
Deadline extended to February 15. (article published 2005-02-11) - Read more

THE SEARCH FOR UTOPIA
Art documentary about saving the perfect planet for people. (article published 2005-02-9) - Read more

YESTERDAY BOX OFFICE BOOST
Oscar nomination gives “Yesterday” a boost at the box office. (article published 2005-02-9) - Read more

WHAT’S UP IN 2010?
Anyone planning events for the 2010 World Cup soccer fans should submit information to artSMart. (article published 2005-02-9) - Read more

LOST
M-Net to present big-budget Golden Globe nominated action series. (article published 2005-02-3) - Read more

CELIA BOBAK UP FOR OSCAR
Former St Anne’s College and University of Natal student up for Oscar for art direction. (Report by Margaret von Klemperer, Arts Editor, The Witness) (article published 2005-02-3) - Read more

YESTERDAY UP FOR OSCAR
Ground-breaking isiZulu feature film receives South Africa’s first Oscar nomination. (article published 2005-01-30) - Read more

KANYE WEST FOR GRAMMYS
Ten-time 2005 GRAMMY Award nominee to perform live at the Grammys. (article published 2005-01-30) - Read more

SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL
Talking Movies on DStv will be presented from world's best-known showcase for independent cinema. (article published 2005-01-30) - Read more

HISTORY CHANNEL CELEBRATES AFRICA
Sara Baartman, Cape Town, Ernest Cole and Gugulethu Seven to be featured on DStv channel. (article published 2005-01-26) - Read more

CREATE SA
Creative industries skills development programme. (article published 2005-01-19) - Read more

TSUNAMI RELIEF TABLE
Essenwood Market has a collection point for donations for tsunami victims. (article published 2005-01-18) - Read more

PEOPLE CHOICE AWARDS
Most popular US entertainers to be seen on M-Net soon. (article published 2005-01-11) - Read more

THE INSEPARABLES
TCM (Turner Classic Movies) looks at inspired relationships between directors and actors. (article published 2005-01-10) - Read more

HENRY VIII
Movie on Hallmark Channel on DStv deals with the ruler who changed England forever. (article published 2005-01-10) - Read more

BACK WHEN WE WERE GROWN UPS
Blythe Danner, Faye Dunaway and Peter Fonda appear in movie on Hallmark Channel on DStv. (article published 2005-01-10) - Read more

THE WIRE III
Uncompromising, unvarnished and realistic police drama starts on M-Net on January 10. (article published 2005-01-10) - Read more

MASTERMIND 2004
Pre-eminent quiz show, first aired in the 1970s, continues its new run on BBC Prime on DStv. (article published 2005-01-10) - Read more

KRIJAY BECOMES DIRECTOR
Daily News reports that Krijay Govender has taken up her new post as a director of “Isidingo”. (article published 2005-01-10) - Read more

PARKINSON SEASON
M-Net to repeat first six episodes of Parkinson Season 1. (article published 2005-01-10) - Read more

SUBLIME THEATRE
Daily art movie at 17h30 at Cinema 4 at the Mall. (article published 2005-01-3) - Read more

KAROO MOONS
Unusual publication combines remarkable and beautiful photographs with philosophical poetry. (Review by Sheina Wood) (article published 2005-01-1) - Read more

SIMONE
M-Net to screen intriguing tale about director who uses synthetic actress to star in his new film. (article published 2005-01-1) - Read more

ART WRAP
Report by Margaret von Klemperer, Arts Editor: The Witness (article published 2005-01-1) - Read more

TSUNAMI DISASTER FUND
East Coast Radio establishes disaster fund account. (article published 2005-01-1) - Read more

HAPPY NEW YEAR
Everything of the best for 2005. (article published 2004-12-31) - Read more

PROMISED LAND
M-Net presents drama starring Nick Boraine and Ian Roberts. (article published 2004-12-29) - Read more

25 VROUENS
Frank Opperman's film version of his highly-successful one-man play on M-Net on December 31. (article published 2004-12-29) - Read more

TWO NEW DIRECTION PREMIERS
M-Net to premier two new films in their New Directions slot. (article published 2004-12-29) - Read more

THE SCORE
M-Net features Robert DeNiro and Marlon Brandon in action drama on New Year’s Eve. (article published 2004-12-26) - Read more

SWANSONG FOR CHARLIE
M-Net to premier Paul Slabolepszy classic on December 27 at 20h30. (article published 2004-12-26) - Read more

PARKINSON CHRISTMAS SPECIAL
Joe Pasquale, Barbara Windsor, Rod Stewart and Lily Savage join popular chat show on M-Net on December 26. (article published 2004-12-24) - Read more

HAPPY CHRISTMAS!
All the best of good cheer for the festive season. (article published 2004-12-24) - Read more

HAPPY CHRISTMAS!
All the best of good cheer for the festive season. (article published 2004-12-24) - Read more

KAROO BOY
Videovision Entertainment closes deal on movie rights to the book. (article published 2004-12-19) - Read more

THE TRIPLETS OF BELLEVILLE
Stylish and inventive, this superb animated film rates 10/10. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2004-12-19) - Read more

CARTE BLANCHE
Holiday Broadcasts bring you the best of 2004 on M-Net. (article published 2004-12-17) - Read more

SWANSONG FOR CHARLIE
Paul Slabolepszy successful stage play called, "Over the Hill” in M-Net original movie slot. (article published 2004-12-17) - Read more

THE EDGE OF REASON
Charm of fine cast makes up for virtual carbon copy of Bridget Jones original. (Review by Billy Suter) (article published 2004-12-17) - Read more

YESTERDAY AT KWA MASHU FILM FESTIVAL
SA’s Official Entry for 2004 Academy Awards in Best Foreign Language to end festival. (article published 2004-12-13) - Read more

TALKING MOVIES
What’s up on BBC World this week on Channel 50 on DStv. (article published 2004-12-13) - Read more

WIN FOR ANTONY COLEMAN
Former Pietermaritzburg actor wins Best Actor in a Feature Film at the New York film festival. (report by Margaret von Klemperer, courtesy of The Witness) (article published 2004-12-9) - Read more

HISTORY CHANNEL TURNS ONE!
A year ago, DStv made history when it launched a world-class international channel. (article published 2004-12-4) - Read more

THE POLAR EXPRESS
Benchmark film in the genre of animation. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2004-12-4) - Read more

BUSINESS DAY/BASA AWARDS
2004 awards to be presented by Anglo American. (article published 2004-12-4) - Read more

FREE SCREENINGS OF “YESTERDAY”
South Africa’s first commercial isiZulu film for World AIDS Day. (article published 2004-11-30) - Read more

DSTV LAUNCHES E!
International Network launches on DStv this festive season. (article published 2004-11-30) - Read more

DA STATEMENT: FVF
Minister has left The National Film and Video Foundation high and dry. (Statement issued by Dianne Kohler Barnard MP (DA Spokesperson on Arts and Culture) (article published 2004-11-30) - Read more

PARKY ON M-NET
Well-known chat-show host’s programme to be screened on M-Net on Sundays. (article published 2004-11-28) - Read more

KINGDOM HOSPITAL
Stephen King premieres his first television series on DStv. (article published 2004-11-28) - Read more

IMAX HELICOPTERS
Imax ensures that children of Scholar Amoris have a special Christmas. (article published 2004-11-25) - Read more

PANSA ON NAC #2
PANSA commends Minister for moving towards the dissolution of the NAC Board. (article published 2004-11-25) - Read more

PANSA ON NAC
Media statement by The Performing Arts Network of South Africa (PANSA) on The National Arts Council. (article published 2004-11-25) - Read more

CANTERBURY TALES
21st-century version of Geoffrey Chaucer’s stories on BBC Prime on DStv on November 22 at 21h00. (article published 2004-11-20) - Read more

THE TERMINAL
Tom Hanks is a man stuck in an airport in Steven Spielberg's silly and sentimental new film. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2004-11-20) - Read more

NIGHTY NIGHT
Comedy about unhinged owner of a small town beauty salon on BBC Prime on DStv on November 21 at 21h00. (article published 2004-11-20) - Read more

I, ROBOT
Pumped-up Will Smith is future cop out to stop renegade robots taking over the world in a film that proves to be unmemorable. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2004-11-20) - Read more

MICHAEL PARKINSON
Ant & Dec on the hot seat with UK's King of Chat on M-Net. (article published 2004-11-13) - Read more

FRANKENSTEIN
Fantasy/Sci-Fi/Horror movie to be screened on the DStv Hallmark channel. (article published 2004-11-4) - Read more

BBC PRIME
Wealth of new programming coming to DStv channel. (article published 2004-11-4) - Read more

WALKING THE CAMINO DE SANTIAGO
Function at the Tatham Art Gallery looks at a thousand year-old pilgrimate route. (article published 2004-11-3) - Read more

EVE
Battle of the sexes in new M-Net comedy series, starting November 5 at 19h00. (article published 2004-11-3) - Read more

THUNDERBIRDS
Glossy but disappointing big-screen treatment for 60’s sci-fi marionette series. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2004-11-2) - Read more

JUDGING AMY
Third season starts on M-Net on November 1 at 21h00. (article published 2004-11-2) - Read more

BUSINESS DAY/BASA AWARDS
Creative partnerships under the spotlight. (article published 2004-11-2) - Read more

HOLLYWOOD ENDING
M-Net to premiere quirky Woody Allen movie on October 28 at 22h45. (article published 2004-10-28) - Read more

SCRUBS III
M-Net Series dealing with the out-of-the-ordinary experiences of third-year medical resident. (article published 2004-10-28) - Read more

THE BOURNE SUPREMACY
Matt Damon returns as CIA agent-on-the run Jason Bourne in an action-packed sequel. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2004-10-28) - Read more

CSI- SEASON 1V
CSI:Crime Scene Investigation starts on M-Net on October 26 at 20h30. (article published 2004-10-28) - Read more

ANNE FOR HALLOWEEN
BBC Prime ON DSTV has signed up the scariest woman on television. (article published 2004-10-28) - Read more

DOLLARS AND WHITE PIPES
Videovision Entertainment begins shooting Cape Flats feature film. (article published 2004-10-28) - Read more

MICHAEL PARKINSON
UK's King of Chat on M-Net. (article published 2004-10-27) - Read more

ALL ABOUT ART
M-Net to screen documentary on The Brett Kebble Art Awards on October 27. (article published 2004-10-27) - Read more

THE COMPANY
Robert Altman's mock-documentary on the Joffrey Ballet of Chicago is a must for dance-lovers! (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2004-10-27) - Read more

GUMS & NOSES SCOOPS AWARD
Second feature film in M-Net's Original Movies project wins award at Apollo Film festival. (article published 2004-10-27) - Read more

A ONE AND A TWO .../YI YI
Pietermaritzburg film club to present Taiwanese film voted one of the best ten movies since 1978. (article published 2004-10-22) - Read more

FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL
Ster Kinekor's Gateway complex to host line-up of 13 films. (article published 2004-10-22) - Read more

2004 BUSINESS DAY/BASA AWARDS
Creative partnerships under the spotlight. (article published 2004-10-19) - Read more

YESTERDAY
Landmark local film about a rural woman getting to grips with AIDS. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2004-10-15) - Read more

LAUNCH OF MIDNIGHT MOVIES
NuMetro CineCentre at Suncoast Casino launches midnight movies. (article published 2004-10-15) - Read more

THE PUNISHER
Slick and entertaining enough adventure which should find a following. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2004-10-15) - Read more

CAPE TOWN WORLD CINEMA FESTIVAL
Special focus on South African films in line with Ten Years of Freedom celebrations. (article published 2004-10-15) - Read more

ER SEASON 1
M-Net to host popular hosptial drama series. (article published 2004-10-10) - Read more

BBC FOOD
DStv channel offers another exciting line up of South African chefs in Off the Menu. (article published 2004-10-9) - Read more

HALLMARK FOR OCTOBER
Good, quality family movies on DStv channel. (article published 2004-10-9) - Read more

WESTERN & THE SEARCHERS
University Film Club in Pietermaritzburg screens two films next week. (article published 2004-10-9) - Read more

CHICAGO
Murder. Passion. Fame. Sex. And All That Jazz – on M-Net. (article published 2004-10-9) - Read more

GARFIELD
Far from purr-fect. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2004-10-7) - Read more

LEIGH & LOPEZ
Mike Leigh and Jennifer Lopez discuss their new films on Talking Movies on BBCWorld on DStv. (article published 2004-10-7) - Read more

DUSTIN HOFFMAN TALKS
Dustin Hoffman tells Talking Movies about his new film, I Heart Huckabees, on DStv. (article published 2004-10-7) - Read more

TWIST
SA film's winning twist on Dickens (article published 2004-10-7) - Read more

FARENHEIT 9/11
One of the most gripping documentaries I've ever seen. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2004-10-5) - Read more

ELLA ENCHANTED
Fun fairytale frolic. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2004-10-5) - Read more

WORLD OF APU/APU SANSUR
The final film in Ray's trilogy to be shown by University Film Club in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2004-10-5) - Read more

KZN ON THE AIR FOR SAFM
KwaZulu-Natal to feature prominently in new week-night broadcast schedule on SAfm Radio. (article published 2004-10-1) - Read more

THE ‘WAH WAH’ EXPERIENCE
Article written by Caroline Smart for The Mercury published on August 20. (courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2004-09-26) - Read more

ADRENALINE & SERENGETI
Superb documentaries on freefalling and Serengeti Plains impress in the Imax format. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2004-09-25) - Read more

"YESTERDAY" HEADS FOR THE OSCARS
Ground-breaking isiZulu feature film selected as SA's official entry for 2005 Academy Awards. (article published 2004-09-25) - Read more

DOGVILLE
Bold, bleak and boring. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2004-09-21) - Read more

"RED DUST" RISES IN TORONTO
SA cinema makes a triumphant entry into the 2004 Toronto International Film Festival. (article published 2004-09-16) - Read more

13 GOING ON 30
Above-average romantic comedy remains engaging and charming. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2004-09-14) - Read more

NEW TALENT AT SITHENGI 2004!
Introduction of first Talent Campus as part of an extended programme of events. (article published 2004-09-13) - Read more

BOOST FOR LOCAL FILM INDUSTRY
Launch of incentive packages to stimulate growth of the South African film industry. (article published 2004-09-12) - Read more

FRANKENSTEIN ON HALLMARK
All-star international cast appear in immortal story on DStv on September 11. (article published 2004-09-11) - Read more

FELLOWSHIP SCHEME 2004
One World Fellowship Scheme currently open to applications to join the 2004 programme. (article published 2004-09-7) - Read more

AXING OF SAFM PERSONNEL
Statement by Dianne Kohler-Barnard MP, DA Spokesperson on Arts and Culture (article published 2004-09-5) - Read more

BASA MENTORSHIP PROGRAMME
BASA/Marketing Federation South Africa Mentorship Programme ready to be implemented. (article published 2004-09-5) - Read more

VANITY FAIR
BBC World’s Talking Movies reviews Reese Witherspoon's role in “Vanity Fair”. (article published 2004-08-22) - Read more

PROJECT FAME
Hit band Watershed to serenade Project Fame contestants. (article published 2004-08-20) - Read more

DEAD MEN WALKING
Snyder's re-imagining of the tale of zombies taking over the planet remains gripping good fun. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2004-08-15) - Read more

HISTORY CHANNEL
Interesting programme dealt with Sing Sing. (Report from Sue Holloway) (article published 2004-08-15) - Read more

TCM CELEBRATES STARS
DStv channel’s TCM celebrates Summer under the Stars in August. (article published 2004-08-15) - Read more

NDTV 24X7
MultiChoice launches new Indian service on DStv. (article published 2004-08-15) - Read more

BIOGRAPHY : CLEOPATRA
Missed out watching my usual "Cold Case" to watch this disappointing show on DStv. (Report by Sue Holloway) (article published 2004-08-15) - Read more

FORGIVENESS
Locally produced film invited to Locarno Film Festival marks a first for South African cinema (article published 2004-08-15) - Read more

DURBAN ANIMATION NETWORK
Network aims to provide a forum for animation enthusiasts of all kinds. (article published 2004-08-1) - Read more

WOMEN OF THE YEAR AWARD FINALISTS
Joyce Levinsohn, Masingita Masunga and Susan Harrop-Allin among finalists in the Arts & Culture category. (article published 2004-08-1) - Read more

CLASSIFIEDS
Visit artSMart’s classified section – see link above the Archive list. (article published 2004-07-26) - Read more

MELROSE PLACE
Third season of highly successful spin-off of “Beverly Hills, 90210” on DStv Series Channel. (article published 2004-07-25) - Read more

SERIES CHANNEL ENTERTAINMENT
DStv Series offers A-Team, Veronica's Closet, Chris Isaak Show, Band of Gold and Cold Feet, amongst others. (article published 2004-07-25) - Read more

PIAF ...HER STORY… HER SONGS
Concert-documentary starring Raquel Bitton said to be powerful and emotionally mesmerising. (article published 2004-07-25) - Read more

DURBAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Feedback on 2004 event and award winners in variety of categories. (article published 2004-07-25) - Read more

FREE SEMINAR
Film & TV Unit at Monash hosts introduction to the law of copyright in the context of film and television production. (article published 2004-07-23) - Read more

TALKING MOVIES
Programme in DStv reviews “I, Robot”, “A Touch of Pink”, “Maria Full of Grace”, “Riding Giants” and “Rosenstrasse”. (article published 2004-07-21) - Read more

WOMAN OF THE YEAR FINALISTS
Finalists of the 21004 Shoprite Checkers/SABC2 Woman of the Year award. (article published 2004-07-18) - Read more

EARLY EDITION
DStv announces launch of Early Edition on Hallmark. (article published 2004-07-18) - Read more

SNITCH
M-Net launches its first homegrown English drama series. (article published 2004-07-10) - Read more

TALKING MOVIES
DStv channel programme investigates what’s what in the movie world. (article published 2004-07-10) - Read more

DUPLEX
Director Danny de Vito not on form with this unremarkable comedy. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2004-07-10) - Read more

APOLOGIES
Difficulties in gaining access to online facilities have restricted publication of stories. (article published 2004-07-9) - Read more

WIDOWS
Four betrayed women plot a daring art heist in this two-part miniseries. (article published 2004-06-29) - Read more

VIDEOVISION ACQUIRES TITLES
Videovision Entertainment makes major acquisition at Cannes. (article published 2004-06-28) - Read more

ZING II
Entries for this year’s kykNET’s talent competition double that of last year’s project. (article published 2004-06-28) - Read more

PROJECT FAME
M-Net, in association with MTN, broadcasts first of Project Fame spectaculars. (article published 2004-06-28) - Read more

CAPE FILM FESTIVAL
The Cape Town World Cinema Festival launched for 2004! (article published 2004-06-28) - Read more

GREAT SOUTH AFRICANS
Videovision Entertainment presents television series honouring greatest achievers. (article published 2004-06-24) - Read more

TALKING MOVIES
Non-fiction special on the next Talking Movies from June 29 to July 3 on DStv. (article published 2004-06-24) - Read more

SIRENS
Steamy psychological thriller series starts on M-Net on June 24. (article published 2004-06-23) - Read more

THE DAY AFTER TOMORROW
Director Roland Emmerich creates worldwide havoc in predictable and clichèd movie about global warning. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2004-06-23) - Read more

10 YEARS OF COLOUR
Final Official Lesbian and Gay Pride Programme. (article published 2004-06-18) - Read more

BBC WORLD TOPS
BBC World now available in one million hotel rooms globally. (article published 2004-06-18) - Read more

SHREK
M-Net to screen smash hit animated movie on June 23. (article published 2004-06-14) - Read more

DIFF EXHIBITION
Local History Museums and Centre for Creative Arts presents retrospective view of film festival. (article published 2004-06-14) - Read more

DISTINGUISHED GENTLEMEN
Eddie Murphy is in fine form on M-Net in sly remake of Mr Smith Goes To Washington. (article published 2004-06-14) - Read more

NATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL FILMS
Newest and best in film for Grahamstown this year. (article published 2004-06-14) - Read more

ONE HOUR PHOTO
M-Net to present dark drama which takes disturbing look at a lonely photo shop technician. (article published 2004-06-14) - Read more

PETER O’TOOLE
Talking Movies on DStv hears from cinematic legend and rounds up latest documentary cinema releases. (article published 2004-06-6) - Read more

TIBET - CRY OF THE SNOWLION
Expose of the Chinese occupation of Tibet to be shown at 2004 Durban International Film Festival. (article published 2004-06-6) - Read more

TIM MODISE CHATS
Talk with Tim on M-Net on June 8 and 15 features Mzwakhe Mbule, Helen Suzman and Barry Hilton. (article published 2004-06-6) - Read more

YESTERDAY
World premiere of first-ever isizulu feature film to open Durban Film Festival. (article published 2004-06-6) - Read more

SMALLVILLE II
M-Net's favourite action series starts on June 8 at 19h00. (article published 2004-06-6) - Read more

THE MISSING
Based on novel by Tom Eidson, captivating movie makes for solid entertainment. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2004-06-3) - Read more

DURBAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Two landmark occasions to be celebrated at this year’s DIFF. (article published 2004-06-2) - Read more

POINT OF ORIGIN
M-Net to screen on May 31 story of cunning arsonist who set several fires in California during the 80s. (article published 2004-05-31) - Read more

CLASSIFIEDS
Visit artSMart’s classified section – see link above the Archive list. (article published 2004-05-31) - Read more

TROY
Peter O'Toole and Sean Bean come up trumps in movie that is way too theatrical. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2004-05-30) - Read more

TALKING MOVIES
DStv programme offers fascinating line-up. (article published 2004-05-30) - Read more

TOKYO ELEGY
American film company to release film by South African film-maker, Aryan Kaganof. (article published 2004-05-30) - Read more

WINTER SEASON 2004
Durban offers bumper line-up of nine crowdpullers this winter season. (article published 2004-05-30) - Read more

LARA FOOT NEWTON ROLEX WINNER
South African winner in Rolex Arts Global Mentor and Protégé Awards. (article published 2004-05-30) - Read more

DURBAN ANIMATION NETWORK
First DVD volume completed and delivered to Durban Film Festival organisers. (article published 2004-05-29) - Read more

BUSINESS DAY/BASA AWARDS
Companies making innovative and effective use of arts sponsorship recognized. (article published 2004-05-29) - Read more

PROJECT FAME
The low-down on M-Net's spectacular new reality show (article published 2004-05-22) - Read more

MUSA NJOKO
Project Fame’s very own agony aunty is a product of KZN. (article published 2004-05-22) - Read more

SA'S DEMOCRACY FILMS TO CANNES
Anant Singh to screen films in the South African Retrospective in Cannes (article published 2004-05-22) - Read more

FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL
French Embassy in South Africa offers a selection of movies by major French directors at Gateway’s Cinema Nouveau. (article published 2004-05-16) - Read more

FILM FESTIVAL MEMORABILIA
The Durban International Film Festival is looking for memorabilia for commemorative exhibition. (article published 2004-05-16) - Read more

ARTSLINK CALENDAR
Artslink.co.za's annual calendar offers a national directory of annual arts festivals and entertainment events. (article published 2004-05-14) - Read more

AFRICA DAY
Discovery Channel celebrates Africa Day on DStv on May 25. (article published 2004-05-12) - Read more

DIANNE IS SHADOW MINISTER
Dianne Kohler Barnard appointed DA spokesperson on Arts and Culture. (article published 2004-05-11) - Read more

BLACK ON WHITE
Call for entries deadline extended to May 24. (article published 2004-05-3) - Read more

OH SCHUKS, I'M GATVOL
Leon Schuster and Alfie Ntombela in disguise in “Oh Schuks, I'm Gatvol”. (Review by Billy Suter) (article published 2004-05-3) - Read more

VIDEOVISION'S AMANDLA! FOR WORKERS' DAY
Amandla! A Revolution In Four-Part Harmony” to be broadcast on May 1 on SABC 2 at 23h00. (article published 2004-05-3) - Read more

FREEDOM FORTNIGHT
The decade of democracy is being celebrated in Durban in a variety of ways. (article published 2004-04-27) - Read more

BARBARIANS ARE COMING
History Channel on DStv to host savage tribes from the dark beyond. (article published 2004-04-27) - Read more

OUTSIDE THE RULES
Dark thriller enters the world of forensic psychiatrist Natalie Vine on BBC Prime on DStv. (article published 2004-04-27) - Read more

ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS
Whacky duo of Edina and Patsy continue their wild ways on BBC Prime on DStv. (article published 2004-04-27) - Read more

JAMES & VUSI
James Alexander and Vusi Twala to present M-Net’s reality show Project Fame. (article published 2004-04-26) - Read more

THE BLOCK
More than half a million rand up for grabs in M-Net's new reality show. (article published 2004-04-25) - Read more

AINSLEY HARRIOTT FOR SA
Top chef to record BBC Food series in South Africa. (article published 2004-04-22) - Read more

DURBAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Annual festival celebrates 25th anniversary with over 200 screenings. (article published 2004-04-21) - Read more

BAD COMPANY
M-Net Sunday Night Blockbuster on April 18 stars Anthony Hopkins. (article published 2004-04-14) - Read more

AMERICAN DREAMS 2
Evocative Emmy Award-winning drama set against the memorable, upbeat sounds of the 1960s. (article published 2004-04-14) - Read more

BIOGRAPHY: MAX FACTOR
DStv History Channel on MNet deals with legendary founder of make-up empire. (article published 2004-04-13) - Read more

ALONG CAME POLLY
Romantic comedy cheerful enough to make for a fun, if quickly forgettable, matinee choice. (Review by Billy Suter) (article published 2004-04-13) - Read more

DINNER IN A BOX
Top chef Curtis Stone helps busy people offer stylish and tasty dinner party on BBC Prime on DStv. (article published 2004-04-13) - Read more

DURBAN ANIMATION NETWORK
All animators invited to present work for consideration for Durban Film Festival. (article published 2004-04-11) - Read more

KNOWING ME, KNOWING YOU
Steve Coogan stars in spoof chat show on BBC Prime on DStv. (article published 2004-04-11) - Read more

RUNAWAY JURY
Glossy and watchable courtroom drama. (Review by Billy Suter) (article published 2004-04-11) - Read more

THE LEGEND OF THE SKY KINGDOM
Gordon Glyn-Jones from Zimbabwe reveals a movie legend in the making. (article published 2004-04-6) - Read more

NAF FILM PROGRAMME
Celebration as the 30th National Arts Festival Programme is announced. (article published 2004-04-6) - Read more

PROJECT FAME!
M-Net announces continental battle of the superstars. (article published 2004-04-5) - Read more

LOTTO NOT FOR POLITICAL DONATIONS
National Lotteries Board clarify Uthingo’s recent donation by to political parties not from funds earmarked for good causes. (article published 2004-04-5) - Read more

ASTRID DAHL FOR KUNSKAFEE
KZN Midlands ceramic artist to feature on M-Net on April 4, 5 and 6. (article published 2004-04-3) - Read more

DSTV HISTORY CHANNEL
History channel provides fascination entertainment including programmes on Estee Lauder and Max Factor. (article published 2004-04-2) - Read more

THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST
The most controversial film of the new millennium, The Passion Of The Christ, is also one of the most unforgettable films of 2004. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2004-04-2) - Read more

MANDELA: THE LIVING LEGEND
BBC World on DStv presents two-part documentary on Nelson Mandela’s life starting April 24. (article published 2004-04-2) - Read more

BROTHER BEAR
Visually rich and heartwarming animated film peddling morals offers sweet treat for the under-10s. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2004-04-2) - Read more

BRIDGING FINANCE
Praise for the generosity of the Bartel Arts Trust. (article published 2004-03-28) - Read more

KEVIN COSTNER
Kevin Costner is M-Net’s Man of the Month in April. (article published 2004-03-28) - Read more

M-NET PREMIERS
M-Net has a good line-up of movies to premiere on the pay channel (article published 2004-03-28) - Read more

ROSE RED
Stephen King’s original six-part mini series for M-Net on Thursdays starting April 1 at 20h00. (article published 2004-03-28) - Read more

PRESIDIO MED I
M-Net to launch compelling drama by “ER” team on March 29. (article published 2004-03-28) - Read more

STAR WARS: EPISODE II – ATTACK OF THE CLONES
M-Net to screen sci-fi adventure on March 28. (article published 2004-03-28) - Read more

BIG FISH
Most magical of American film directors produces finest in impressive list of classics. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2004-03-28) - Read more

ABOUT SCHIMIDT
M-Net to screen movie that won Jack Nicholson scores of awards for his superb performance. (article published 2004-03-28) - Read more

AUDIO WATERMARKING
Technology presentation in Gauteng on great possibilities for broadcasting, recording and advertising industries. (article published 2004-03-26) - Read more

ANGELS IN AMERICA
M-Net to screen epic fantasia mini-series of interwoven AIDS-related stories starring Al Pacino, Meryl Streep and Emma Thompson. (article published 2004-03-23) - Read more

WRONG TURN
Nothing original in this slasher about a trio of killers in the woods. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2004-03-23) - Read more

MANOJ LAKHANI ON DCC COMMITTEE
Manoj Lakhani appointed chairman of Motion Picture Committee at Durban Chamber of Commerce. (article published 2004-03-23) - Read more

M-NET PREMIERS
TV channel to premier Road to Perdition, Sniper 2, Naked Passions and Signs. (article published 2004-03-23) - Read more

SOMETHING'S GOTTA GIVE
Unliklely romance between an old playboy and a playwright, starring Jack Nicholson and Diane Keaton. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2004-03-23) - Read more

CULTURAL ENTREPENEURSHIP SKILLS PROGRAMME
CREATE SA, in partnership with Arts Training Consortium Consortium calls for applications. (article published 2004-03-19) - Read more

KILL BILL VOL 1
Uma Thurman kicks butt big-time in Quentin Tarantino's garish, gloriously giddy and cartoonishly violent movie. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2004-03-16) - Read more

CHARLIE CHAPLIN
Biography of this century’s most brilliant comic on DStv History Channel. (article published 2004-03-11) - Read more

FREAKY FRIDAY
Jamie Lee Curtis has fun in her role of a psychiatrist who wakes up in her teenage daughter’s body. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2004-03-11) - Read more

BLACK HAWK DOWN
The true story of Black Hawk Down on DStv History Channel on March 11. (article published 2004-03-11) - Read more

THE NIGHT OF THE ADEATERS
Alliance Française de Durban to host 250 of the finest, most amazing advertising films. (article published 2004-03-11) - Read more

ROBERT MAKE-OVER
Durban’s Caroline and Roger Robèrt compete against two other couples to make over their homes on M-Net programme. (article published 2004-03-11) - Read more

IN AMERICA
Near-penniless young Irish family battles family demons and to survive in New York in Jim Sheridan's captivating drama. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2004-03-7) - Read more

BBC PRIME
March 2004 Highlights on DStv. (article published 2004-03-7) - Read more

ANANT SINGH ON CHARLIZE
Internationally renowned Durban film producer acknowledges Charlize Theron’s Academy Award win. (article published 2004-03-7) - Read more

COLD MOUNTAIN
Sweeping epic of love, war, survival and heartbreak sets out to work on an intimate level. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2004-03-4) - Read more

TRADING ON STYLE
New home makeover show to air on Mnet. (article published 2004-03-4) - Read more

R2 BILLION TO LOTTO BENEFICIARIES
Allocation for current financial year to be made public after March 31 2004. (article published 2004-03-4) - Read more

DAC CELEBRATION EVENTS
Department of Arts and Culture launch of 10 Years of Freedom Programme. (article published 2004-03-1) - Read more

CITY OF GOD
Videovision Entertainment re-releases multi-Oscar nominated film. (article published 2004-02-28) - Read more

THIRTEEN
A gritty and engrossing drama of a teen rebel, with excellent performances all round. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2004-02-28) - Read more

B ON M-NET/DSTV
Calling all creative thinkers, artists and performers. Wanna be on TV? There is an easier way! (article published 2004-02-28) - Read more

OUT IN AFRICA
10th South African Gay & Lesbian Film Festival 2004 runs in Durban and Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2004-02-28) - Read more

ACADEMY AWARDS
M-Net celebrates 76th Annual Academy Awards, Live on Movie Magic on February 29 and delayed on M-Net on March 1. (article published 2004-02-21) - Read more

WOMEN OF THE YEAR AWARD
Shoprite Checkers/SABC 2 honours woman achievers. (article published 2004-02-16) - Read more

MY LIFE WITHOUT ME
Slow, simplistic and sometimes strangely unaffecting drama about a young mother who decides to tell nobody she is soon to die. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2004-02-13) - Read more

LOST IN TRANSLATION
Angst and comic spark abound in Sofia Coppola's acclaimed comedy-drama about choice and commitment and depression. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2004-02-13) - Read more

THE 2004 BRIT AWARDS
M-Net’s to screen the world’s most celebrated awards on February 22 at 11h00. (article published 2004-02-13) - Read more

ELF
Light delight in story of human baby who grows to adulthood with elves at Santa's workshop, then sets out to find his real father. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2004-02-13) - Read more

ACT INVITES APPLICATIONS
The Arts & Culture Trust calls for funding applications. (article published 2004-02-13) - Read more

GATEWAY SETS RECORD
Gateway Theatre of Shopping set new Africa record for movie-goers. (article published 2004-02-9) - Read more

BBC PRIME
Line-up of great programmes from BBC Prime on DStv channel. (article published 2004-02-9) - Read more

TALKING MOVIES
Programme on DStv channel discusses “Miracle”, “Farmingville”, “Osama” and the Academy Awards. (article published 2004-02-9) - Read more

JENNIFER GARNER FOR SCI-TECH
Actress Jennifer Garner to present Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Scientific and Technical Awards. (article published 2004-02-9) - Read more

8 WOMEN
Murder, mystery and music in a high-camp French tragi-comedy that nods to musicals and whodunits. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2004-01-28) - Read more

EMMY AWARDS
South African filmmakers invited to submit their projects to prestigious awards system. (article published 2004-01-28) - Read more

GENIUS SEASON
BBC World on DStv to profile some of the greatest scientific geniuses, past and present. (article published 2004-01-26) - Read more

46TH GRAMMY AWARDS
M-Net gets exclusive rights to broadcast prestigious event on February 9. (article published 2004-01-25) - Read more

THE RETURN OF THE KING
Peter Jackson's magnificent trilogy goes out on a high note with his conclusion to J R R Tolkien's epic fantasy about good versus evil. One of the year's finest! (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2004-01-25) - Read more

GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS
61st Annual Golden Globe Awards to be broadcast on M-Net on January 26 at 20h00. (article published 2004-01-25) - Read more

CANNES FILM FESTIVAL 2004
Film students and up-and-coming filmmakers invited to submit one-minute film. (article published 2004-01-25) - Read more

ACCESS ALL AREAS WEEKEND
MTV on the DStv channel goes behind the scenes of the music world’s biggest stars. (article published 2004-01-23) - Read more

2003 BUSINESS DAY/BASA AWARDS
Creative partnerships under the spotlight. (article published 2004-01-22) - Read more

BLACKADDER
Third series of popular Rowan Atkinson comedy programme to be hosted on BBC Prime on DStv. (article published 2004-01-17) - Read more

DOUBLE HELPING
Five Star Cooking: Next Generation on BBC Food on DStv. (article published 2004-01-17) - Read more

LOONEY TUNES: BACK IN ACTION
Fun, frenetic and wildly over-the-top, homage to cartoon characters from Warner Bros' Looney Tunes stable. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2003-12-31) - Read more

FIRST SA TELENOVELLA
kykNET commissions new soap and first telenovella in South Africa. (article published 2003-12-31) - Read more

MESSIAH 2
Second instalment of a two-part thriller on M-Net. (article published 2003-12-30) - Read more

ELTON JOHN ON WORLD IDOL
Sir Elton John to make guest appearance on “World Idol” on New Year’s Day. (article published 2003-12-30) - Read more

DIRTY PRETTY THINGS
Fascinating look at the darker side of London, the problems of illegal immigrants and dodgy goings-on at a hotel. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2003-12-30) - Read more

B ON MNET
Studios open for new reality show from M-NET on January 15. (article published 2003-12-30) - Read more

BBC WORLD
BBC World unveils its dynamic new season for 2004. (article published 2003-12-28) - Read more

HAPPY CHRISTMAS
All the best to artSMart readers. (article published 2003-12-25) - Read more

WORLD IDOL SPECTACULAR
M-Net to air World Idol Spectacular on Christmas Eve. (article published 2003-12-23) - Read more

TEREMOK
Durban’s recently opened boutique lodge to be featured on Top Billing. (article published 2003-12-23) - Read more

PARKY VS RYAN
Suave BBC interviewer comes up against tricky guest artistes. (article published 2003-12-20) - Read more

THE RETURN OF THE KING
Magnificent movie marks conclusion to JRR Tolkien’s epic fantasy, “Lord of the Rings”. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2003-12-20) - Read more

FOOTPRINTS
Theatre and Song and Inspiration in M-Net programme. (article published 2003-12-20) - Read more

BBC WORLD LOOKS BACK
BBC World looks back at significant stories in 2003 and previews the year ahead on DStv. (article published 2003-12-20) - Read more

ROBBIE WILLIAMS LIVE
M-Net to show live concert from Knebworth. (article published 2003-12-14) - Read more

WORLD IDOL
M-Net to broadcast results on New Year’s Day. (article published 2003-12-14) - Read more

CHRISTMAS WITH BBC PRIME
Dinosaur drama, comedy favourites and Top of the Pops just a few attractions on DStv channel. (article published 2003-12-14) - Read more

MASTER AND COMMANDER: THE FAR SIDE OF THE WORLD
Peter Weir's spectacular, rousing swashbuckler about cat-and-mouse battles between a British vessel and a French frigate during the Napoleonic War. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2003-12-14) - Read more

FINDING NEMO
Witty, groundbreaking, computer-animated delight about a clownfish. One of the year's best films! (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2003-12-10) - Read more

SWAT
Nothing really new but thrills and spills presented with verve and style. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2003-12-8) - Read more

COXON’S ROYAL FEAST
BBC Food programme on DStv channel visits some of the Royal Households of Southern Africa. (article published 2003-12-8) - Read more

THE MESSIAH
Four episode series on M-Net is a dark, suspense drama. (article published 2003-12-8) - Read more

BBC FOOD
Special schedule of festive fare and seasonal treats on DStv channel. (article published 2003-12-8) - Read more

THE NOBEL PRIZE
BBC World on DStv celebates the achievements of the 2003 Nobel Prize laureates. (article published 2003-12-4) - Read more

THE HISTORY CHANNEL
DStv Makes History on Channel 68! (article published 2003-11-30) - Read more

LOVE ACTUALLY
Christmas hamper overflowing with goodies but sickeningly high in sugar. (Review by Billy Suter) (article published 2003-11-30) - Read more

MEN IN BLACK II
M-Net to host action comedy with Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith on November 30. (article published 2003-11-30) - Read more

QQ ON GO
New SMS2TV service on Channel 84 on DStv offers interactive form on viewers’ own TVs. (article published 2003-11-23) - Read more

NEW HOME OF THE HITS
East Coast Radio signed up as title and media sponsor of the House & Garden Show for 2004. (article published 2003-11-22) - Read more

WORLD IDOL
First SA Idol Heinz Winckler to compete on the global stage in M-Net programme. (article published 2003-11-22) - Read more

RESFEST
International traveling digital film festival running at Cinema Nourveau, Gateway. (article published 2003-11-22) - Read more

SINGH’S TRC MOVIE UNDERWAY
Principle photography started on Anant Singh’s movie based on Gillian Slovo’s novel. (article published 2003-11-21) - Read more

ALI
Will Smith gets into the ring to play Muhammad Ali in M-Net premier. (article published 2003-11-21) - Read more

GO!
DStv's vibey teen channel. (article published 2003-11-21) - Read more

COLLATERAL DAMAGE
Arnold Schwarzenegger movie for M-Net on November 23. (article published 2003-11-21) - Read more

DREAMWORLD
Anant Singh’s consortium is preferred bidder for Cape Town film studios. (article published 2003-11-20) - Read more

LAW & ORDER
Fifth series of popular drama/legal programme every Tuesdays and Saturdays at 21h00 on Hallmark Channel. (article published 2003-11-20) - Read more

HER BEST FRIEND’S HUSBAND
Successful attorney finds herself torn between best friend and former lover in Hallmark Channel movie. (article published 2003-11-20) - Read more

HARD GROUND
Bruce Dern and Burt Reynolds in Western on November 20 at 19h15 on Hallmark. (article published 2003-11-20) - Read more

ALL OVER THE GUY
Engaging comedy-drama about two gay men looking for Mr Right. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2003-11-19) - Read more

NICKY FOR BASA KZN
Nicky du Plessis appointed BASA regional representative for KZN. (article published 2003-11-17) - Read more

TALKING MOVIES
BBC WORLD programme from November 18 to 22 includes Russell Crowe, Mel Gibson’s “Passion of Christ” and “Beverley Hills, 90210” star Jason Priestley (article published 2003-11-17) - Read more

VANESSA REDGRAVE ON HARDTALK
Tim Sebastian talks to Vanessa Redgrave on November 20 on BBC World. (article published 2003-11-17) - Read more

DIFF LOOKING FOR FILMMAKERS
US Festival located in Georgia invites brilliant, underexposed independent filmmakers. (article published 2003-11-17) - Read more

FILM TEAM AT GOLDEN HORSE
“Racing Stripes” film team at the Golden Horse Casino Hotel in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2003-11-13) - Read more

COLLATERAL DAMAGE
M-Net to present action movie with Arnold Schwarzenegger on November 23. (article published 2003-11-13) - Read more

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS WEEKEND
MTV on DStv offers coverage of popular band on November 14, 15 and 16. (article published 2003-11-13) - Read more

CHILDREN IN NEED
BBC Prime on DStv present BBC’s annual fund-raising event. (article published 2003-11-13) - Read more

HAAK & STEEK
kykNET launches a soap filled with sinful thoughts, silly songs and sly characters. (article published 2003-11-13) - Read more

THE THREE AMIGOS
South Africa launches global AIDS strategy. (article published 2003-11-13) - Read more

ANANT SINGH ACQUIRES RIGHTS
Well-known Durban film producer takes African animation to the world. (article published 2003-11-13) - Read more

AMERICAN PIE: THE WEDDING
Another slice of silliness as the gross comedy series reaches its climax. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2003-11-13) - Read more

SHOW TIME & SHIPPING NEWS
M-Net presents comedy and drama on November 16 and 17. (article published 2003-11-13) - Read more

DIFF WINNERS
Winners of Durban International Film Festival awards. (article published 2003-11-12) - Read more

DEATH OF KEN GAMPU
One of South Africa’s most well-known film actors dies after a career in film of almost five decades. (article published 2003-11-11) - Read more

KAGANOF WINS AT FILM FESTIVAL
Double win for South Africa at African and Islands Film Festival. (article published 2003-11-11) - Read more

RESFEST
Digital film festival comes to Durban. (article published 2003-11-11) - Read more

CALENDAR GIRLS
Fundraising movie for TAFTA held on November 25 at Gateway. (article published 2003-11-11) - Read more

MY MOTHER THE SPY
The Hallmark Channel on DStv presents comedy/adventure movie on November 10. (article published 2003-11-9) - Read more

LIFE AS A HOUSE
M-Net presents comedy with Kevin Kline and Kristin Scott Thomas on November 10. (article published 2003-11-9) - Read more

MONDAY NIGHT PREMIERS
M-Net has good line-up for Monday night premiers. (article published 2003-11-9) - Read more

PARKINSON
Brand new series of Michael Parkinson’s ever-popular celebrity chat show for BBC Prime on DStv. (article published 2003-11-8) - Read more

CONFIDENCE
Pacy, tricky thriller stars Dustin Hoffman as a slick shyster specialising in ripping off big criminals. (article published 2003-11-8) - Read more

SWIMMING UPSTREAM
Excellent Aussie drama, based on a true story centres on a man’s battle to become a swimming champ. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2003-11-8) - Read more

STEPHEN POLIAKOFF – SHOOTING THE PRESENT
BBC Prime on DStv hosts programme on leading British director and scriptwiriter. (article published 2003-11-8) - Read more

MONARCH OF THE GLEN: SERIES 1
BBC Prime on DStv presents another chance to catch this popular series from the beginning. (article published 2003-11-8) - Read more

LARA CROFT: TOMB RAIDER - THE CRADLE OF LIFE
Glossy sequel to “Lara Croft: Tomb Raider”. (article published 2003-11-8) - Read more

THE LORD MAYOR’S SHOW
DStv presents live coverage of one of London’s most splendid events. (article published 2003-11-3) - Read more

M-NET NOVEMBER SERIES
A good line-up of series is planned for November on M-Net. (article published 2003-11-3) - Read more

PERFECT STRANGERS
Engaging drama on DStv interweaves stories past and present to tell the revelatory story of a large and widely dispersed family. (article published 2003-11-3) - Read more

REMEMBRANCE PROGRAMMES
BBC Prime to cover the annual Festival of Remembrance and Cenotaph service. (article published 2003-11-3) - Read more

SASWA SUMMIT
A Summit for and about Scriptwriters. (article published 2003-10-26) - Read more

DIGITAL MOVEMENT
Digital Movement to launch at the Sithengi Film & Television Market 2003. (article published 2003-10-26) - Read more

TOP GEAR
Jeremy Clarkson returns to BBC World on DStv with entertaing motoring programme. (article published 2003-10-24) - Read more

WITHOUT A TRACE
M-Net series offers fascinating glimpse into the search for people who vanish inexplicably. (article published 2003-10-24) - Read more

BBC WORLD
Highlights on DStv programme deal with the search for gold. (article published 2003-10-24) - Read more

WHAT WOMEN WANT
M-Net’s Encore slot features Mel Gibson romantic comedy. (article published 2003-10-24) - Read more

ALL OVER THE GUY
Engaging new romantic comedy featuring a fine ensemble of mostly unknowns. (Review by Billy Suter courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2003-10-20) - Read more

SOUTH AFRICAN SHOWCASE AT DIFF
Durban International Film Festival showcases the foremost of South African film. (article published 2003-10-20) - Read more

FAME OR MISFORTUNE
Destined for Fame or doomed to Misfortune? Find out and win with DStv and Cell C. (article published 2003-10-20) - Read more

ANIMATION FESTIVAL 2003
Sithengi 2003 presents platform to showcase African animation. (article published 2003-10-20) - Read more

ER- SEASON 9
One of M-Net’s long-running and best dramatic series is back from October 20. (article published 2003-10-19) - Read more

ITALIAN CINEMA FOCUS
Durban International Film Festival features special component. (article published 2003-10-18) - Read more

WAKING THE DEAD II
Fascinating thrille series continues on M-NET. (article published 2003-10-16) - Read more

DURBAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
South Africa’s longest-running Film Festival celebrates its 24th year in various venues in Durban. (article published 2003-10-8) - Read more

AUDITIONS
Auditions called on October 10 and 11 for regular TV show. (article published 2003-10-8) - Read more

THE SUNFLOWER
Fantasy musical movie produced and directed by Movieworld’s Lance Samuels and DuMarc’s Marc Wells. (article published 2003-09-26) - Read more

THE CORAL REEF ADVENTURE
IMAX movie visits some of the world's most beautiful yet endangered coral reefs. (article published 2003-09-24) - Read more

SOULMATE
Videovision Entertainment and Deepak Chopra Become “Soulmates” (article published 2003-09-24) - Read more

PAFF CALLS FOR ENTRIES
Pan African Film Festival currently accepting submissions of films and videos made by and/or about people of African descent. (article published 2003-09-19) - Read more

MAQBOOL FOR VIDEOVISION
Videovision entertainment acquires wordwide distribution rights to “Maqbool” in Toronto. (article published 2003-09-19) - Read more

CARTE BLANCHE TURNS 15!
M-Net’s flagship actuality programme celebrates 15 years of investigative journalism. (article published 2003-09-18) - Read more

NEW BALLITO CINEMA
New North Coast cinema opens on October 3 in Ballito. (article published 2003-09-18) - Read more

INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF INDIA
34th International Film Festival of India invites applications. (article published 2003-09-14) - Read more

FOOTPRINTS
New television show on M-Net starts on September 14. (article published 2003-09-14) - Read more

ROAD TO RESTITUTION
Documentary launched during World Parks Congress in Durban. (article published 2003-09-14) - Read more

BBC WORLD TALKING MOVIES
Programme on DStv from September 16 to 20. (article published 2003-09-14) - Read more

M-NET ENCORES
Popular films have re-showing on M-Net channel. (article published 2003-09-10) - Read more

M-NET PREMIERES
Shirley Valentine and Beautiful Mind on M-Net this weekend (September 13 and 14) (article published 2003-09-10) - Read more

KAMPONG FILM FESTIVAL
Filmmakers invited to showcase their work in Singapore festival. (article published 2003-09-10) - Read more

CITY OF GOD
Orgy of brutality earns top marks. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2003-09-10) - Read more

DURBAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
24th edition of popular festival covers broad selection of culturally diverse, quality films from around the world. (article published 2003-09-6) - Read more

PARKINSON
The inimitable Michael Parkinson can be seen on BBC Prime on DStv every Monday night at 22h30. (article published 2003-08-24) - Read more

YES MINISTER
Firm favourite to be screened on BBC Prime on DStv every night in September at 23h30. (article published 2003-08-24) - Read more

THE SCOLD’S BRIDLE
BBC Prime on DStv presents psychological thriller from crime writer Minette Walters. (article published 2003-08-24) - Read more

BBC FOOD
James Martin, Neil Perry, Sophie Grigson, Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall, Seamus O’Connell and Jamie Oliver appear in DStv food series. (article published 2003-08-24) - Read more

CITIZEN BAINES
Powerful one-hour series starts on M-Net on August 25 at 19h00. (article published 2003-08-22) - Read more

SUNDAY BLOCKBUSTERS
“Behind Enemy Lines” and “Don’t Say A Word” on M-Net Sunday night programme. (article published 2003-08-22) - Read more

THE ICE HOUSE
BBC Prime on DStv to screen gripping thriller. (article published 2003-08-20) - Read more

PHONE BOOTH
Urban morality thriller is tense, clever and well directed, with stylish and effective use of the split-screen technique. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2003-08-15) - Read more

LEADING MEN ON M-NET
Tom Cruise, Robert De Niro and Michael Douglas feature on M-Net. (article published 2003-08-15) - Read more

FEEDBACK ON VIDEO
Andrew Buckland’s play becomes South Africa’s first computer-animated feature film. (article published 2003-07-31) - Read more

STOKVEL
Former Durban actor James Ngcobo stars in new SABC2 comedy series. (article published 2003-07-27) - Read more

BBC PRIME MUSIC DOCUMENTARIES
Saturday music documentaries on DStv pay channel for August. (article published 2003-07-27) - Read more

THE SUNFLOWER
Home grown movie shooting in and around Durban. (article published 2003-07-27) - Read more

BBC PRIME
August highlights on popular channel to be found on DStv. (article published 2003-07-23) - Read more

SPIRITED AWAY
Surreal variation of The Wizard of Oz from Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki. (Review by Billy Suter) (article published 2003-07-20) - Read more

THE RES
Videovision Entertainment collaborates with Franz Marx to produce new series. (article published 2003-07-19) - Read more

AMANDLA! A REVOLUTION IN FOUR-PART HARMONY
A fascinating documentary on the music and song that played an important role in the struggle against apartheid. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2003-07-16) - Read more

M-NET PREMIERS
Coming up in the M-Net Monday slot are: The Day Reagan was Shot, The Others, The Man Who Cried and Behind the Red Door. (article published 2003-07-16) - Read more

SUNDAY BLOCKBUSTERS
Mr Bones, Harry Potter, Moulin Rouge and Training Day for M-Net Sunday blockbusters. (article published 2003-07-16) - Read more

LIFE WITH JUDY GARLAND
Mini series based on book by movie star’s daughter. (article published 2003-07-16) - Read more

GIMME GIMME GIMME
James Dreyfus is an out-of-work actor on M-Net comedy series. (article published 2003-07-16) - Read more

TUESDAY NIGHT M-NET SERIES
Wide range of interesing drama series on offer on M-Net on Tuesday nights. (article published 2003-07-16) - Read more

FAMILY SCREENING OF “DADDY DAY CARE”
Ster-Kinekor Theatres offer specially-priced family screenings this weekend (July 12 and 13). (article published 2003-07-9) - Read more

DOGTOWN AND Z-BOYS
Fascinating documentary tracing early trend-setters of the skateboarding phenomenon. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2003-07-9) - Read more

SUNDAY BLOCKBUSTERS
Mr Bones, Harry Potter, Moulin Rouge and Training Day for M-Net Sunday blockbusters. (article published 2003-07-4) - Read more

LIFE WITH JUDY GARLAND
Mini series based on book by movie star’s daughter (article published 2003-07-4) - Read more

GIMME GIMME GIMME
James Dreyfus is an out-of-work actor on M-Net comedy series. (article published 2003-07-4) - Read more

TUESDAY NIGHT M-NET SERIES
Wide range of interesing drama series on offer on M-Net on Tuesday nights.. (article published 2003-07-4) - Read more

LOERIES FOR DISTURBANCE
Disturbance Design bags Loeries for graphic design! (article published 2003-06-25) - Read more

EMMY SEMI-FINALS FOR SA
Semi-Finals of the International Emmy Awards Documentary & Drama Series to be hosted by the NFVF. (article published 2003-06-21) - Read more

ETHEKWINI MUNICIPAL LIBRARY FILMS
Regular film programme in City Hall on Tuesdays. (article published 2003-06-21) - Read more

IMAX MOVIES
Movies at Gateway complex. (article published 2003-06-20) - Read more

PANIC
M-Net Premier features comedy drama who finds love in his psychiatrist’s waiting room. (article published 2003-06-20) - Read more

SASWA LAUNCHES SCRIPTWRITING SURVEY
Calling all scriptwriters, producers, broadcasters to take part in assessement of professional norms. (article published 2003-06-16) - Read more

CHER: LIVING PROOF
Screened on M-Net on June 17, celebration of Cher’s remarkable career. (article published 2003-06-16) - Read more

CELINE IN LAS VEGAS
M-Net one-hour special on June 24. (article published 2003-06-16) - Read more

DACST SUPPORT FOR FILM
Deputy Minister Sonjica pledges to spearhead International film industry activity. (article published 2003-06-16) - Read more

SKY IN HER EYES
Co-directors Madoda Ncayiyana and Ouida Smit win prestigious prizes at Cannes Critics Week. (article published 2003-06-16) - Read more

DAUGHTER FROM DANANG
Life documentary on M-Net on June 16 at 21h35. (article published 2003-06-13) - Read more

GEISHA
M-Net documentary reveals the truth behind the Japanese modern Geisha. (article published 2003-06-11) - Read more

THE MATRIX: RELOADED
It's rage against machines as the sequel to the most influential sci-fi film of the millennium arrives. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury). (article published 2003-06-11) - Read more

CHILDREN OF THE REVOLUTION
Documentary film follows filmmaker Zola Maseko, as he tracks down five South African exiles twelve years after their return home. (article published 2003-06-5) - Read more

DARK BLUE
The good, the bad and the ugly in the LAPD at the time of the 1992 race riots, starring Kurt Russell and Ving Rhames. Review by Billy Suter (courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2003-06-5) - Read more

KZN IDOLS ENTRANTS
Durban delivers 15 Idols finalists (article published 2003-06-5) - Read more

28 DAYS LATER
Shooting with digital video, director of “Trainspotting” presents a striking, original and gripping zombie movie. Review by Billy Suter (courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2003-06-5) - Read more

NETWORK FOR ARTS AND CULTURE SOUTH AFRICA (NACSA)
NACSA accepts apology of Director General of Department of Arts and Culture (article published 2003-06-5) - Read more

THE HOURS
Gruelling and depressing, but captivating, drama about women on the verge of a nervous breakdown. Magnificent performances from Kidman, Moore and Streep. Review by Billy Suter (courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2003-06-1) - Read more

APOLLO FILM FESTIVAL
Annual event designed to showcase the best of South African and African Independent Films. (article published 2003-06-1) - Read more

HOW TO LOSE A GUY IN 10 DAYS
Kate Hudson and Matthew McConaughey in a light, fun battle-of-the-sexes comedy. Revue by Billy Suter (courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2003-06-1) - Read more

WHITE OLEANDER
MIchelle Pfeiffer and Renee Zellweger star in this drama which makes for engaging viewing. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2003-05-30) - Read more

DEATH OF JOHN BARKER
The Mercury’s television critic and forner night editor John Barker has died in Durban aged 66. (article published 2003-05-23) - Read more

CONSPIRACY
Kenneth Branagh stars in recreation of Nazis’ “Final Solution' meeting on M-Net. (article published 2003-05-22) - Read more

LOVE IN COLD CLIMATE
Two-part M-Net mini-series follows the fortunes of three girls from old aristocratic families. (article published 2003-05-22) - Read more

UNDECLARED
M-Net series from Emmy Award-winning writer/producer Judd Apatow. (article published 2003-05-22) - Read more

POLLOCK
Patterns of inner turmoil at the heart of this film in which Ed Harris plays tortured American abstract artist Jackson Pollock. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2003-05-19) - Read more

ANYONE CAN BE ON MiTV!
M-Net’s new groundbreaking concept (article published 2003-05-19) - Read more

FAR FROM HEAVEN
Glowing valentine to the conservative, heightened-reality, Technicolor-drenched tear-jerkers of the 1950s. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2003-05-19) - Read more

NAF PREMIERES
Four film premières for National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. (article published 2003-05-19) - Read more

NEW MUSIC INDABA 2003
Annual showcase of NewMusicSA. (article published 2003-05-17) - Read more

JACKASS THE MOVIE
No cinematic merit whatsoever and liable to offend but fans of the TV series will be impressed. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury). (article published 2003-05-17) - Read more

BIG BROTHER AFRICA
The names of 12 of Africa’s most dynamic personalities to be unveiled on May 25. (article published 2003-05-17) - Read more

8 MILE
Rap icon Eminem in a tale loosely based on his rise to fame. (Billy Suter) (article published 2003-05-17) - Read more

THE PIANIST
Roman Polanski's poignant Holocaust drama centred on triumph of the spirit. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2003-05-14) - Read more

THE PIANIST
Roman Polanski's poignant Holocaust drama centred on triumph of the spirit. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2003-05-14) - Read more

CINEMA SUBLIME
May Programme for art movie series which acts as NSA fundraiser. (article published 2003-05-3) - Read more

HAILE GERIMA TO DURBAN.
Film director to visit KZN screenings of “Sankofa”. (article published 2003-04-25) - Read more

IDOLS ENTRIES OPEN
Deadline for entry into M-Net’s second series of “Idols” close on May 2. (article published 2003-04-24) - Read more

M-NET ENTRIES FOR EdiT
Film Students are invited to enter fourth phase of Emerging Dynamics in Television Awards. (article published 2003-04-24) - Read more

GANGS OF NEW YORK
Martin Scorsese’s epic and impressive - but flawed - tale of revenge and history.(Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2003-04-24) - Read more

A LION'S TRAIL BROADCAST ON SABC3
55 minute documentary on April 28 tells how popular song was originally written by Zulu shepherd boy. (article published 2003-04-24) - Read more

BIG BROTHER AFRICA
Big Brother Africa gets familiar faces to host new housemates. (article published 2003-04-24) - Read more

SONG VIR KATRYN
Hip new drama series on kykNET (article published 2003-04-24) - Read more

FINAL DESTINATION 2
Inventive deaths and dark humour at the core of sequel to 2000 movie. (Review by Billy Suter) (article published 2003-04-21) - Read more

MNET MOVIES
Premieres coming up on the pay channel feature Judy Davis and Helen Mirren. (article published 2003-04-21) - Read more

NOWHERE IN AFRICA
Subtitled German movie is a surprise delight. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2003-04-20) - Read more

BEHIND THE SUN
Next title in the Cinema Sublime art movie series. (article published 2003-04-20) - Read more

HUGH MASEKELA UP-CLOSE
DStv features programme on popular SAMA award winner. (article published 2003-04-20) - Read more

RABBIT PROOF FENCE
The best film so far this year - the true story of three Aborigine girls on a trek for freedom. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2003-04-17) - Read more

MATTER OF TIME
Script by Janet van Eeden optioned by Distant Eye films in the UK. (article published 2003-04-17) - Read more

AFCI LOCATIONS EXPO
Mandle Ndimande represents KZN Film Office at expo in Los Angeles. (article published 2003-04-17) - Read more

PRODUCTION FOR IDOLS UNDERWAY
The search for this year's one and only musical sensation in South Africa is about to begin! (article published 2003-04-17) - Read more

INFACT FILM SERIES
Deadline April 25 for submissions to International Documentary Association. (article published 2003-04-15) - Read more

EASTER SPECIALS ON CHANNEL O
Music specials to revive viewers spiritually. (article published 2003-04-15) - Read more

CHICAGO
A six-times Oscar-winner. A razzle-dazzle gem saluting Kander and Ebb's sassy, jazz stage musical! – Review by Billy Suter (article published 2003-04-15) - Read more

REMAKE OF KITE
Anant Singh and Rob Cohen partner on live action remake of anime hit (article published 2003-04-15) - Read more

LE LIBERTIN
Colourful and bawdy, this movie remains a curiously engaging little romp. (Review by Billy Suter) (article published 2003-04-15) - Read more

I AM DINA
Next title in the Cinema Sublime art movie series. (article published 2003-04-15) - Read more

NEW SABC PRODUCTIONS
SABC2 supports local industry with briefs worth more than R38-million. (article published 2003-04-15) - Read more

PANSA & BASA CONFERENCE
First arts and culture marketing conference for South Africa. (article published 2003-04-11) - Read more

PUNCH DRUNK LOVE
Next title in the Cinema Sublime art movie series. (article published 2003-04-10) - Read more

SOLARIS
Slow, cerebral sci-fi with George Clooney in a dream world while circling a mysterious planet. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2003-04-10) - Read more

ACT BACK ON THE ARTS SCENE
Applications for the funding of arts, culture and heritage projects close on May 23. (article published 2003-04-9) - Read more

ENTERTAINERS LEGAL SUPPORT
Role players in entertainment industry need protection. (article published 2003-04-9) - Read more

RHUMBELOW VIDEO
Umbilo theatre venue offers a fun filled video evening of 18 months of entertainment. (article published 2003-04-8) - Read more

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TOPS
National Geographic Channel hooks over 30 million subscribers across Europe and Africa. (article published 2003-04-6) - Read more

THE KING'S DAUGHTERS
Freedom and repression are at the core of this lavish costume drama about the education of young girls in the 17th century. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2003-03-29) - Read more

FESTIVAL SHOWCASE
Exciting addition to the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. (article published 2003-03-29) - Read more

REMAKE RIGHTS TO “DON’T LOOK UP”
Anant Singh acquires remake rights to famed Japanese horror-meister’s movie. (article published 2003-03-24) - Read more

ADAPTATION
Spike Jonze's loopy, audacious story of a stressed screenwriter (Nicolas Cage) with writer's block. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2003-03-24) - Read more

FREE LUNCH-HOUR FILMS
Ethekwini Municipal Libraries’ free lunch hour programme: (article published 2003-03-24) - Read more

TADPOLE AND FRIDA
Cinema Sublime movies are Sundance festival award-winner this afternoon and biopic of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo on March 30. (article published 2003-03-23) - Read more

75TH ANNIVERSARY FOR OSCARS
Annual film awards live on Movie Magic on March 24. (article published 2003-03-23) - Read more

CATCH ME IF YOU CAN
Steven Spielberg's stylish cat-and-mouse caper based on the true story of America's youngest conman. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2003-03-22) - Read more

DUAL VIEW DECODER
New digital satellite decoder brings peace to the home! (article published 2003-03-22) - Read more

2003 NATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL PROGRAMME
“Home at last and proud to be South African” is the motto of South Africa’s largest cultural festival. (article published 2003-03-22) - Read more

CHICAGO
Don’t miss it – it’s at Ster Kinekor at Gateway. A must for lovers of musical theatre. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2003-03-20) - Read more

NFVF VACANCIES
March 20 deadline for applications for Senior Research & Policy Manager and Research & Policy Coordinator. (article published 2003-03-17) - Read more

ABOUT SCHMIDT
Jack Nicholson excels in an Oscar-nominated role in a dark satire on humanity. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2003-03-16) - Read more

SA PAVILION AT CANNES
National Film and Video Foundation to host pavilion in the International Village at the Cannes Film Festival. (article published 2003-03-16) - Read more

NEW SPONSORSHIP FOR GRAHAMSTOWN
National Arts Festival in Grahamstown scoops two new sponsorship partners. (article published 2003-03-11) - Read more

FESPACO WINNERS
Two South African productions awarded prizes at Africa’s most established film festival. (article published 2003-03-11) - Read more

PUNCH-DRUNK LOVE
Offbeat, inventive and delightful comedy from the director of Magnolia. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury)\ (article published 2003-03-11) - Read more

BELOW
Classic case of trailer proving far better than the film. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2003-03-9) - Read more

LEISURESMART
Renamed of pages to (article published 2003-03-1) - Read more

CINÉMAS AFRICAINS
Collective book on African cinema written by Dr Samuel Lelievre. (article published 2003-02-22) - Read more

ZING
kykNET sets out to find South Africa's funkiest Afrikaans singing duo. (article published 2003-02-22) - Read more

FESPACO
South African films set to make impact at Africa's most prestigious film festival. (article published 2003-02-21) - Read more

GRAMMYS AND OSCARS
Major award ceremonies to be broadcast on M-Net. (article published 2003-02-21) - Read more

LUNCH HOUR FILMS
Regular free lunch-hour programme held in the JS Steele Auditorium of the City Hall. (article published 2003-02-20) - Read more

SING-A-LONG-A JOSEPH
Global event phenomenon reaches South Africa at last – and looks set to tour! (article published 2003-02-19) - Read more

CALL FOR SA FILMS
USA’s Dahlonega Inernational Film Festival calls for entries. (article published 2003-02-18) - Read more

A KNIGHT’S TALE
Part road trip, part romance, part exuberant action-adventure on M-Net on February 23. (article published 2003-02-16) - Read more

THE RING
Speckled with plot-holes but strong on atmosphere and makes for compelling entertainment. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2003-02-12) - Read more

AUDITIONS FOR INDIAN ACTOR
Troubadour Productions looking for very attractive mid 30’s actor required for SABC2 movie series. (article published 2003-02-5) - Read more

DECODER ROADMAP
Last year. MultiChoice Africa (MCA) unveiled its decoder roadmap for the foreseeable future. (article published 2003-02-3) - Read more

METRO FILMS
Free lunch hour film programme from Ethekweni Municipal Libraries in City Hall. (article published 2003-01-31) - Read more

METRO FILMS
Free lunch hour film programme from Ethekweni Municipal Libraries in City Hall. (article published 2003-01-24) - Read more

45th ANNUAL GRAMMY NOMINEES
The annual Grammy Awards made their 45th presentation in New York on January 7. (article published 2003-01-22) - Read more

RANDOM HEARTS
Movie with Harrison Ford, Kristen Scott Thomas and Charles Dutton is M-Net Encore movie on January 24. (article published 2003-01-22) - Read more

ALONG CAME A SPIDER
Morgan Freeman appears in M-Net blockbuster premiere. (article published 2003-01-22) - Read more

LOCAL STARS ON JERRY SPRINGER’S SHOW
Ian Roberts, Fanie de Villiers and Sons of Trout appear on Jerry Springer's Saturday Night on January 25. (article published 2003-01-22) - Read more

M-NET MOVIES
Series of top movies coming up from M-Net. (article published 2003-01-22) - Read more

MADE
Slick, wickedly funny and edgy mobster drama for Cinema Sublime. (article published 2003-01-15) - Read more

AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS
The Osbournes, First Family of Rock 'n' Roll, to host 30th annual event. (article published 2003-01-7) - Read more

BON JOVI NEW YORK TV SPECIAL
M-Net to air rare up close and personal appearance on January 19 at 19h00. (article published 2003-01-7) - Read more

THE GURU
Hollywood meets Bollywood and romantic comedy gets sprinklings of spice. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2003-01-5) - Read more

CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION
Critically acclaimed international crime series back for its second season on M-Net on January 7. (article published 2003-01-4) - Read more

PLAIN JANE
M-Net to screen series set in affluent London suburbs on January 7 at 20h30. (article published 2003-01-3) - Read more

DR DOLITTLE 2
M-Net to screen sequel to 1998 blockbuster on January 5 at 20h00. (article published 2003-01-3) - Read more

GAZ’LAM
Educational TV drama series continues without key character. (article published 2003-01-3) - Read more

HAPPY NEW YEAR
All the very best for 2003! (article published 2003-01-1) - Read more

PRINCE’S PARTY
M-Net to screen Hyde Park concert for Prince Charles’s Trust. (article published 2002-12-30) - Read more

AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS
To be hosted by The Osbournes the 30th annual American Music Awards (article published 2002-12-30) - Read more

EGOLI HOURLONG VIEWING FEAST
Sandra Prinsloo and Elzabé Zietsman return to “Egoli” for five hour-long consecutive episodes. (article published 2002-12-30) - Read more

EGOLI HOURLONG VIEWING FEAST
Sandra Prinsloo and Elzabé Zietsman return to “Egoli” for five hour-long consecutive episodes. (article published 2002-12-30) - Read more


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