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09 March 2010

Invite to ONE CITY-MANY CULTURES Master Class

Dear Friends

The Documentary Filmmakers’ Association invites you to a Master Class and conversation with filmmakers Francois Verster and Dylan Valley as part of the Cape Winelands Festival. The discussion will be facilitated by Dr Premesh Lalu- Professor of History and Director of the Centre for Humanities Research at UWC.

The filmmakers will be responding to the theme of this year’s festival – which is ONE CITY - MANY CULTURES. They will address issues such as the role of the outsider looking in and the challenges to received notions of subject-filmmaker power relations. The filmmakers will be sharing examples of their work as well as their experiences.

Join us for snacks and a drink afterwards. It will be a great opportunity for exchange and discussion.

When : 18th of March at 17h00
Where : TH Barry Lecture Theatre Iziko Museum, Company Gardens, Cape Town.

PLEASE RSVP to Theresa Meyer @ theresa@dayzero.co.za by 15 March 2010

Francois Verster (Director of Pavement Aristocrats; A Lions Trail; When the War is Over; The Mother's House and Sea Point Days)
Dylan Valley (Director Lost Prophets; HipHopera; Infecting the City - A Collaboration around Xenophobia; Afrikaaps & Incarcerated Knowledge).

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