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Robert Mugabe… What Happened? A rejoinder to Tendi

By Simon BrightFilm, Politics
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BLESSING-Miles Tendi begins his review of my film ‘Robert Mugabe…What Happened?’ by criticising the choice of Mugabe as an African villain when there are worse African villains to  be found. Of course he is right, but I chose the subject … Read more

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Of hollow milestones and tombstones

By Mthulisi MathuthuBooks, Film, Politics

BLESSING Miles-Tendi is a strategically situated Zimbabwean academic with access to a range of platforms and forums most that feed into the mainstream agenda setting in global or international politics. As young as he is, he already teaches history and … Read more

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Film Review: ‘Robert Mugabe: What Happened?’

By Blessing-Miles TendiFilm, History, Politics
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ON APRIL 29, 2012, I participated in a panel discussion with Simon Bright, director of the film “Robert Mugabe. What Happened?”, and McDonald Lewanika the Director of Crisis Coalition in Zimbabwe (CCZ). This followed the showing of Bright’s latest film … Read more

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Arts and culture indaba opens in Harare

By Fungai TichawanganaEducation, Film, Music

A TWO-DAY conference, bringing together some of Zimbabwe’s leading arts and culture players opened in Harare this morning.   Giving the keynote address, Minister of Education Sports Arts & Culture, Senator David Coltart spoke about the dire lack of funding … Read more

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Chirisa stars in highest grossing SA film of all time

By Fungai TichawanganaFilm, Music

RISING Zimbabwean film star Tongayi Arnold Chirisa plays a leading role, that of King Hekule, in Mr Bones 2, which in just two weeks has become the highest grossing South African Film of all time, raking in R12.5 million.

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I wanted to be a Greenie – Tsitsi Dangarembga

By Fungai TichawanganaFilm, Music

When Tsitsi was a little girl she joined the Brownies. Her young sister Rudo was upset that she too could not join as she was still too young. Tsitsi came up with an idea. She would start a new group … Read more

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