Arts and culture
South African Nobel Prize winning author Nadine Gordimer has been honoured with a special
Google doodle on 20 November 2015, her 92nd birthday. She joins the likes of Nikolai Tesla,
Hedy Lamarr and other famous but underrated icons of global history who have featured on the
search engine's homepage.
South African television is being recognised internationally, with news this week of three
productions nominated for the 2015 International Emmy Awards. Among them is the hard-hitting
documentary about the Marikana massacre, Miners Shot Down
South African films, particular small, independent movies that tell personal local stories, are
garnering recognition globally. Most recently, this week two films were selected for a number of
international film festivals – For Love And Broken Bones
At the opening of the 12th Moshito Music Conference and Exhibition this week, the national
broadcaster and Department of Arts and Culture assured delegates of their continued support in
developing and curating South African music: past, present and future.
Anant Singh, producer of 2014's critically acclaimed Mandela: Long Walk To
and local favourites Yesterday
and Mr Bones
announced the release of his next film, Remember
, a South African-Canadian co-
an award-winning cast.
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