Umlilo’s New Documentary Spotlights Queer Reality in South Africa

South Africa’s Queer Avant-Garde artist, Umlilo’s new documentary produced by Black Sheep Films and directed by Swiss journalist Cristina Karrer and produced by A.L.V. The film titled “Mask” looks at Umlilo’s avant-garde career thus far as they straddle making thought-provoking music and art against a volatile political backdrop of LGBTQ+ rights in SA, the rise in hate […]

The Sowetan Together with Netflix Celebrate The Entertainment Industry Icons of the Last 40 Years

2021 marks 40 years of The Sowetan, one of South Africa’s largest national papers, revered by many for its incremental impact on the news industry. The Sowetan has been there for all of Mzansi’s iconic and heartwarming successes and to celebrate this incredible milestone, The Sowetan and Netflix took a nostalgic trip down memory lane […]

The Relaunch of House and Leisure is now on Shelves

The much-anticipated relaunch issue of the beloved South African decor and design publication House and Leisure is now on shelves. The first edition by new publisher LOOKBOOK lays the foundation for an approach to ‘slow’ content that celebrates the lean-back pleasure of print. Following trends in niche publishing, the quarterly 240-page journal-style magazine takes on the look and feel […]

Diamond Platnumz Photographed by South African Photographer Sphesibo for his New Project.

Johannesburg-based photographer Sphesibo Mkize (22) of SPHESIBO MEDIA is thrilled as he achieves yet again another milestone in his booming photography career which was the opportunity to photograph international Afro-Beats and Afro-Pop Star Diamond Platnumz’ signing and private listening session at Warner Music South Africa.  The KZN born young star Sphesibo, describes himself as a creative […]

“Freedom” is a Story About South African Youth By Jafta Mamabolo

Popular actor Jafta Mamabolo has added writer and director to his title with the launch of his movie Freedom  – a production he collaborated with director Ralph Ziman (Jerusalema, The Zookeeper) – which is now available on DStv Box Office.  Freedom follows the journey of Freedom (played by Mamabolo), a disillusioned and desperate university student, clinging to an impossible existence in inner-city Johannesburg. Burdened […]