The historian Premesh Lalu’s film about an apartheid-era cinema on the Cape Flats also offers a glimpse of a future beyond racism for South Africa.
South Africans fight for “adequate housing,” freedom from eviction, and a government that will progressively realize both of these goals.
Jonathan Jansen channels the worst versions of average center right American ideas in debates about transforming South African universities.
A review of a documentary film about the life of Albie Sachs, a noted antiapartheid activist and later Supreme Court Judge in postapartheid South Africa.
Rather than the endpoint of the post-apartheid urban crisis, deficient delivery reproduces it anew, accentuating discontent in the process.
The last third or so of Director Phil Harrison’s film about Irish multinationals in South Africa suffers from needless flattening.
As much as the world wants to deify Mandela, to do so in the abstract with no reference to his actual politics is absurd.
A resort in South Africa’s Free State province offers guests accommodation in “a Basotho village and a shantytown.” Who comes up with this offensive stuff?
Next time you see billboards advertising Cape Town as the “World Design Capital,” know them for what they are.
How did leftist political scientist Adam Habib end up as a South African version of Thomas Friedman?
Township “Living,” white people and the limits of “empathy”
What are the politics of the briefly banned film “Of Good Report”?
How the U.S.’s paper of record, the New York Times, “debates” South Africa’s “future.”