[Movies] Amandla – A revolution in four part harmony
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[Movies] Amandla – A revolution in four part harmony

There are some movies that every South African should see and perhaps at the top of that list is the documentary film, Amandla! – A…

How to make a sick mountain biking video
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How to make a sick mountain biking video

You’ve always wondered how to inject sickness into a video – here’s how.

Tokyo reverse
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Tokyo reverse

This clip, Tokyo reverse, was part of a 9 hour sequence featuring this guy walking backwards in Tokyo Japan. It’s part of a Nordic TV…

Busk: A film about passion for performance
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Busk: A film about passion for performance

New York City is a place that oozes the promise of the American dream. It’s a city that attracts millions from across the world looking…

Design Indaba FilmFest 2014: The Human Scale
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Design Indaba FilmFest 2014: The Human Scale

The future is here and the vast majority of the Earth’s population of humans live in our cities. Sadly modern cities are designed to work…

Design Indaba FilmFest 2014: Sound City
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Design Indaba FilmFest 2014: Sound City

They had us at Nirvana. Sound City Studios looks very much like B&S Studios in De Waterkant*…without Arnold, of course. More great albums have been…

V&A Waterfront High School Band Slam 2014
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V&A Waterfront High School Band Slam 2014

South African high school bands are surprisingly good. The kids are not only talented, but remarkably fearless – life hasn’t as yet made them too…

[Gentlemen of Letters] Sign of the times
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[Gentlemen of Letters] Sign of the times

Has technology changed the world forever and made once celebrated occupations of craft null and void? No, of course not. The world doesn’t work that…

Finding Vivian Meier: The Secret Shooter
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Finding Vivian Meier: The Secret Shooter

In 2007, a man buys 10 000 undeveloped photographs at an auction for $380. What he later realises is that he is now the owner…

Beyond the Crush: If wine were made by Iggy Pop
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Beyond the Crush: If wine were made by Iggy Pop

You may have already picked up that we love wine. In fact our favourite course at the University of Stellenbosch was the weekly Wine Culture…

Bicycles of joy
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Bicycles of joy

Yesterday two beautifully hand-crafted bicycles – seemingly belonging to the statues of Jan and Maria – appeared on the streets of Cape Town. Each had…

How money and privilege affect the mind
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How money and privilege affect the mind

Have you ever wondered how money affects the psychology of people, or how the mindset of being privileged may influence society? A study done by…

Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown: Copenhagen
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Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown: Copenhagen

Not only has Copenhagen been voted the ‘Happiest city in the World’, but it’s also home to NOMA, one of the most innovative restaurants on…

Art Sale: Perception is everything
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Art Sale: Perception is everything

An original Banksy goes for about $150 000, that’s a lot of money, but you are buying something produced by the world’s most famous street…

The Armstrong Lie
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The Armstrong Lie

Everybody loves a good story – and Lance Armstrong knew that better than most. Based on the remarkable story of his life, he led the…

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