Monthly Archives: March 2013

  • Damon Foster
  • Biography: Brothers Craig and Damon Foster are widely regarded as South Africa’s top documentary filmmakers. With a long experience shooting and directing, and having received numerous international awards, the Foster brothers have deservedly carved themselves a niche in global film … read more»

  • Craig Foster
  • Biography: Brothers Craig and Damon Foster are widely regarded as South Africa’s top documentary filmmakers. With a long experience shooting and directing, and having received numerous international awards, the Foster brothers have deservedly carved themselves a niche in global film … read more»

  • Craig and Damon Foster
  • Biography: Brothers Craig and Damon Foster are widely regarded as South Africa’s top documentary filmmakers. With a long experience shooting and directing, and having received numerous international awards, the Foster brothers have deservedly carved themselves a niche in global film … read more»

  • Sean Fine
  • Biography: Sean and Andrea Fine are Academy Award-nominated directors and three-time Emmy award winners. Sean is a director/cinematographer, and Andrea is a director/writer. They have been producing, directing and shooting documentaries for the finest outlets in television and film. They … read more»

  • Andrea Nix Fine
  • Also Known As: Andrea Nix / Andrea Fine

    Biography: Sean and Andrea Fine are Academy Award-nominated directors and three-time Emmy award winners. Sean is a director/cinematographer, and Andrea is a director/writer. They have been producing, directing and shooting documentaries for … read more»

  • Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine
  • Also Known As: Andrea Nix / Andrea Fine

    Biography: Sean and Andrea Fine are Academy Award-nominated directors and three-time Emmy award winners. Sean is a director/cinematographer, and Andrea is a director/writer. They have been producing, directing and shooting documentaries for … read more»

  • Brahim Fritah
  • Biography: Of French-Moroccan dual nationality, Brahim Fritah was born in Paris in 1973. He studied at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs in Paris, in the photo/video department. Over the years he has developed a unique and original style, … read more»

  • Revel Fox
  • Biography: Revel Fox is a filmmaker from Cape Town who has worked in film and television in South Africa and the UK for a few decades. He is perhaps best known to South Africans as the director of the award-winning … read more»

  • Orlando Fortunato de Oliveira
  • Biography: Orlando Fortunato de Oliveira was born on March 20, 1946 in Benguel, Angola. He is one of the pioneers of Angolan cinema. As a director, his films portray the era of colonialism. Graduate of Catholic University of America in … read more»

  • António Forjaz
  • Biography: António Forjaz was born in 1970. He attended London’s New Woods School, the Algarve International School in Porches, Portugal, and Columbia College in Chicago, where he earned a BA in Fine Arts in 1995. Forjaz directed two live programs, … read more»

  • Gahité Fofana
  • Biography: Gahité Fofana was born in 1965 in France to a Guinean father and a French mother. He studied literature and film in Paris, and worked as a film editor making his first short, Tanun in 1994 which earned him … read more»

  • Mugabe: Villain or Hero?
  • Director: Roy Agyemang Country: UK Year: 2012 Running Time: 116 min. Language: English Is there more to Mugabe than is being shown by the foreign press? What is the true extent of Mugabe’s support inside Zimbabwe? These questions ...
  • Roy Agyemang
  • Biography: Born in 1974 in London, Roy was a child actor playing roles in Grange Hill and The Bill. He attended Ravensbourne School of Broadcasting gaining the technical skills behind the camera. Post completion of his studies, he began … read more»

  • Touba
  • Director: Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi Countries: Senegal / USA Year: 2013 Running Time: 83 min. Language: Wolof

    Touba chronicles the Grand Magaal pilgrimage of one million Sufi Muslims to the holy city of Touba, Senegal. This observational film takes us inside...
  • Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi
  • Also Known As: Chai Vasarhelyi

    Biography: Vasarhelyi is an award-winning director and producer. Her first film A Normal Life won Best Documentary at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2003. Her second film, Youssou N’Dour: I Bring What I Love, … read more»

  • Footprints of My Other
  • Also Known As: Noire ici, blanche là-bas
    Director: Claude Haffner
    Countries: Congo / France
    Year: 2011
    Running Time: 52 min.
    Language: French

    Claude Haffner, daughter of a French father and Congolese mother, sets off for Congo in search of her … read more»

  • Claude Haffner
  • Biography: Claude Haffner is a French-Congolese director and production manager of documentary films. She studied documentary filmmaking at the Altermedia School in Paris (2002). She directed her first “film-essay” titled Ko Bongisa Mutu (Arrange your head) in a … read more»

  • You Laugh But It’s True
  • Director: David Paul Meyer
    Countries: South Africa / USA
    Year: 2011
    Running Time: 84 min.
    Language: English

    As the child of an interracial couple, a union that was illegal in South Africa at the time of his birth, Trevor Noah’s … read more»

  • David Paul Meyer
  • Biography: In 2011, David Paul Meyer produced and directed his debut feature film, You Laugh But It’s True, a documentary about stand up comedy in South Africa. The film follows multiracial comedian Trevor Noah as he creates material from … read more»

  • Arya Lalloo
  • Biography: Born in 1980 in South Africa, Arya Lalloo is an independent filmmaker of mixed heritage based in Johannesburg. She has written and directed documentaries for South African broadcast as well as the outreach documentary Citizen X, which explored … read more»