It’s Now, Occupy World Wide | by Farooque Chowdhury

Across oceans and covering continents people around the world are struggling. There are protest marches, demonstrations, occupations. It’s now global, a globalization of struggle for democracy, for a decent life. It is One Earth One Humanity One Loved, as a placard in...

Interview with Khalid Shamis | by Andre Marais

The documentary Imam and I by Khalid Shamis was screened at the beginning of June at the Encounters Film Festival in Cape Town. Shamis is the grandson of the film’s protagonist, Imam Haron. He talks here about this six-year-long project, his portrait of the Imam and...
Déjà vu at the Common | by Darlene Miller

Déjà vu at the Common | by Darlene Miller

Mother who got arrested protecting my daughter when she was brutally arrested by the new riot police. Lying in the cells listening to the women of Manenberg explain why they went to the Common left me wondering whether I had come full circle in the new South Africa: I...

Film Flicks

The Amandla! Film That Matter Series, 2012 Here is a taste of just some of the films we’ve got lined up for the first quarter of the year. These films are screened every fortnight at the AIDC. Check out our Facebook page for more information @Amandla! Media. TAC:...