Current news articles for the Centre for Film and Media Studies.
UCT is proud to be hosting the annual Sacomm Conference (South African Communications) this year.
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 has been invited to join the Scientific Committee of Reporters Without Borders (Reporters Sans Frontièrs).
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).
CFMS is devastated by the tragic loss of one of its first-year students, Uyinene Mrwetyana.
The University of Cape Town welcomed film and media scholars to join in on the annual SACOMM conference from the 28th-30th August 2019.
Chikezie Uzuegbunam, a CFMS PhD student has been chosen to attend a policy summer institute at Oxford University.
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: https://www.news.uct.ac.za/article/-2019-08-05-fighting-the-power-in-hip-hop-and-scholarship.
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 is going to Europe => 2 MONTHS | 12 COUNTRIES | 21 CITIES.
On Thursday 2 May, a workshop on Media Ethics was held at the Centre for Film and Media Studies, University of Cape Town.
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)".