Searching for Sugarman: Dead man finds an audience

In this interesting docu-drama directed by  Malik Bendjelloul, two film-makers set out to the United States of America in an effort to uncover the truth about the death of Rodriguez, a singer who was more recognised in South Africa than he was in his own country.  Upon their arrival the United States of America, they…

Yes. Pieces about Marine Conservation CAN Be Interesting!

So, Scifest 2015 happened in Grahamstown, South Africa and as Television students we were assigned the story on Estuary Tours. We spoke to Professor Alan Whitfield, the Chief Scientist at the South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity, an internationally recognised centre for the study of aquatic biodiversity. He hosted a tour to the estuaries between…

Wild At Heart

Grizzly Man(2005): Review Instantaneously entering you into a space of peace and tranquility we are drawn into a docudrama about a devastating and heartrending take on grizzly bear activists Timothy Treadwell and girlfriend Amie Huguenard, who were killed in October of 2003 while living among grizzlies in Alaska. It centers upon amateur grizzly bear expert…

Born Into Brothels: Live. Shoot. Stay or Go.

A powerful  collaboration by documentary film-makers Zana Briski and Ross Kauffman. In this documentary, these two film-makers, who spent several years in an Indian district Sognachi, Calcutta, a place where every child is in a household full of criminals, and thus cannot be accepted into any school. This is a documentary in which the film-maker…

Orania: You Were Never Ready

In this shocking documentary filmed by daredevil documentary filmmaker Rehad Desai shows us a part of South Africa which separates itself from the ‘rainbow nation’ phenomenon; a white’s-only community. Ten years into a democratic South Africa, we are taken to a community in the Northern Cape, South Africa, that has chosen to be independent of…

Ciara’s new album

Ciara’s new released album   Ciara’s fifth studio album opens up with a strong hip hop single ‘I’m out’ featuring Nicki Minaj. The ‘Oh yeah yeah yeah’ catchy line in this song made it popular as it is easy to sing along. Ciara says this line made such a vibe in studio during the time…