The 33rd edition of DURBAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL will take place from 19 to 29 July 2012. Supported by the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund (principal funder), the National Film and Video Foundation, the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Economic Development and Tourism and other valued funders and partners, the festival will present over 200 screenings of films from around the world, with a special focus on films from South African and Africa.
Here is an article from the Miami Herald on the growing popularity and interest in Haitian Art and Crafts. Having been to Haiti to visit and purchase my own art, I’m glad to see they are gaining popularity.
Art is our life’s blood at Sugarcane so whenever we hear about an interesting art show, we always investigate. That’s why we are excited to mention Soly Cisse show “Bestiare”
In 2009 The United Nations designated 2011 the year of the African. To commemorate this globally significant year, organizations all over the world are hosting lectures, festivals and film screenings in the name of all that is great and African.
Nothing like a ABG Halloween !
Today we look at the man who is responsible for bringing to the forefront the contributions that Africans made to the Americas and the world as well as one of the founding father’s of African/African American Studies Arturo Alfonso Schomburg.
Tupac Shakur is a cultural icon, beloved for his verses and and what he represented. His untimely death shocked the world and fueled and East Coast-West Coast rivalry that caused death and false rummors that destroyed reputations.
I found this in he Africa Report today and wanted to share this with you. It seems that just African have a difficult time in film regardless of their geographic location.
October is a busy month for Sugarcane ! With Hispanic Heritage month, The Rex Nettleford Arts Conference and UK Black History Month, we have a lot of work and quite a bit to celebrate.
POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER AFFECTING FEMALE VETERANS IS THE SUBJECT OF UPCOMING BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TELEVISION SHORT FILM, “BURNED”
According to 2008 figures from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, 11% of veterans from the Afghanistan and Iraq military operations were women, with data showing that almost 20% have been diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).