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Thursday, 18 October 2018
CFMS alumnis' 'The Home' at CTIFMF Works in Progress Lab

Two CFMS alumni Jessie Zinn and Chase Musslewhite's film The Home will feature as part of the Works in Progress Lab at the Cape Town International Film Market and Festival (CTIFMF), which takes place from 9-19 October 2018 at venues across the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 08:45
BRICS Media Symposium stimulates collaboration

The Centre for Film and Media Studies at the University of Cape Town, in collaboration with the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC) based in Berlin, Germany, hosted a symposium on 6 and 7 September 2018 at UCT. The event aimed to analyse and stimulate future collaborated research on the impact of digitalisation processes on society in BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa).

Publication Date:
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 11:00
Screening: Whispering Truth to Power (Thuli Madonsela)

CFMS is proud to announce we will screen Whispering Truth to Power by director Shameela Seedat. Seedat will also be present to introduce the film on Friday 7 September in the New Lecture Theatre at 14:00. Whispering Truth to Power will also screen at the "BRICS Media Systems in a Digital Age" symposium, which takes place on 6 and 7 September. The programme of the symposium can be viewed here

Publication Date:
Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 10:00
Seminar: Transformation of the media landscape through digitization of communication

On Tuesday 4 September, Prof. Dr. Jens Wendland from the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute in Berlin will present at our CFMS seminar on "The transformation of the media landscape through digitization of communication." The lecture aims to discuss the radical change of a media society due to digitization, with a focus on the German media landscape as an example.

Publication Date:
Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 10:00