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The Centre for Film and Media Studies offers a range of courses that equip graduates with theoretical knowledge, practical and creative skills to embark on industry careers, teaching, and research. Join us: be inspired by the world of film and media!
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The Centre for Film and Media Studies is located in AC Jordan building on University Avenue, Upper Campus. We're on level 3 - our reception is room A205.
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Foreign capital: A short history of Tanzania's film industry by Aylin Basaran On Tuesday 18 April, Aylin Basaran from the University of Vienna presented her research on the history of Tanzania’s film industry from the 1960-90s. According to Basaran...
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On Tuesday, 8 May, renowned journalist and UCT alumna Zubeida Jaffer introduced CFMS to the online media initiative The Journalist. Jaffer explained that today’s students are clueless about certain aspects of the anti-apartheid struggle and the...
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CFMS recently announced that two of its alumni were nominated for the South African Film and Television Awards, and we are privileged to broadcast that both Mia Cilliers and Roxanne Dalton won in their individual categories.
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Tuesday, 27 June 2017
UCT and LSE enter into partnership to offer twinned degree in global media

Students will have access to experts in new technology, global media, international telecommunications and media studies. As a professional with a global perspective, the twinned degree is aimed at equipping students with the knowledge required to play a powerful role in redefining the way the world communicates.

Publication Date:
Friday, July 1, 2016 - 13:00
Zubeida Jaffer: "The Journalist" as intervention

On Tuesday, 8 May, renowned journalist and UCT alumna Zubeida Jaffer introduced CFMS to the online media initiative The Journalist. Jaffer explained that today’s students are clueless about certain aspects of the anti-apartheid struggle and the role the media played in South Africa’s liberation movement.

Publication Date:
Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 10:00
Christia Visser and Meg Rickards feature at Tess screening

On Wednesday 31 May, the UCT Connoisseur Society, in collaboration with the Centre for Film and Media Studies, was honoured to host an exclusive screening of the acclaimed local feature film Tess. The screening was attended by its director Meg Rickards, lead actress Christia Visser, and an audience of more than 50 intrigued students, friends and local filmmakers.

Publication Date:
Friday, June 9, 2017 - 16:15
CFMS talks gender and sexuality in African film for Africa Month

May was Africa Month, and in celebration, CFMS hosted two events for Women Screen Africa - firstly a screening of African films directed by women, and secondly a panel discussion on those films by postgraduate students.

Publication Date:
Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 11:45

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