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- The newspaper The Scotsman” said that “acclaimed South African film Fezeka's Voice will be unveiled as part of the Edinburgh Africa in Motion Film Festival. The stirring drama tells the true story of choirmaster Phumi Tsewu's dedication to his township, his school and his choir. The film, which portrays the highs and lows of the Fezeka High School's first tour abroad, has been praised by Archbishop Desmond Tutu as being of "immeasurable" value to South Africa. The Festival runs from October 21-November 5 at The Filmhouse. The film will debut on October 26.”


- Two South African online video makers were amongst the 25 finalists selected by a distinguished jury for the inaugural YouTube Play: A Biennial of Creative Video.
The biennial drew 23,358 online video submissions from 91 countries. Knysna-born Sean Metelerkamp was selected for his massively popular Zef Side music video (over four million hits on YouTube) for the avant-pop musical outfit Die Antwoord.
The other South African selected was Nick Bertke, selected with his entry, Gardyn, a stuttering sound-visual collage recorded in his mother's garden.