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Tue, 12 Mar 2019 - 15:15

UCT is proud to be hosting the annual Sacomm Conference (South African Communications) this year.

Zubeida Jaffer: "The Journalist" as intervention
Sun, 14 May 2017 - 10:00

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.

Prof Herman Wasserman to join the Scientific Committee of Reporters Without Borders
Wed, 16 Oct 2019 - 09:30

Prof Herman Wasserman has been invited to join the Scientific Committee of Reporters Without Borders (Reporters Sans Frontièrs).

A/Prof Chuma’s views on the importance of independent media
Mon, 30 Sep 2019 - 17:00

UCT News caught up with A/Prof Chuma after the public forum, “The future of independent media” hosted by the Institute for African Alternatives (IFAA).

In Memory of Nene
Fri, 06 Sep 2019 - 16:15

CFMS is devastated by the tragic loss of one of its first-year students, Uyinene Mrwetyana.

UCT Hosts SACOMM 2019
Fri, 30 Aug 2019 - 00:15

The University of Cape Town welcomed film and media scholars to join in on the annual SACOMM conference from the 28th-30th August 2019.

CFMS PhD participates in prestigious Oxford Media Policy Summer Institute
Thu, 08 Aug 2019 - 16:30

Chikezie Uzuegbunam, a CFMS PhD student has been chosen to attend a policy summer institute at Oxford University.

Prof. Adam Haupt Holdd his Inaugural Lecture as full professor as part of the Vice-Chancellor’s Inaugural Lecture Series
Thu, 08 Aug 2019 - 16:15

Our colleague, Prof. Adam Haupt, held his inaugural lecture as full professor as part of the Vice-Chancellor’s Inaugural Lecture Series. Adam is the Centre for Film and Media's first black full professor and the first member of the CFMS staff to reach attain professorship via ad hominem promotion. You can find out more here:

CFMS partnered with Encounters
Thu, 13 Jun 2019 - 12:00

In June 2019, the Centre for Film & Media Studies is hosting two events in partnership with the Encounters South African International Documentary Film Festival.

The Water Dancers Euro-tour!
Tue, 28 May 2019 - 17:00

The Water Dancers is going to Europe => 2 MONTHS | 12 COUNTRIES | 21 CITIES.

Media Ethics Workshop Localizes UN Curriculum
Sun, 12 May 2019 - 18:15

On Thursday 2 May, a workshop on Media Ethics was held at the Centre for Film and Media Studies, University of Cape Town.

CFMS Screening: Bulelwa Badi’s In Her Shoes (RAW Film Initiative)
Fri, 10 May 2019 - 12:45

Join us on Tuesday 14 May 2019 at 13H00 in AC Jordan 4C for a CFMS Screening " Bulelwa Badi’s In Her Shoes (RAW Film Initiative)".