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WATCH: Durban film-maker Veron Vadivelu wins international award for his short film

Untitled for now

Multi-faceted creative Veron Vadivelu has won international acclaim for his short film “Untitled for Now”. The topic deals with the a slice of life, in this case love and heartbreak, and the settings of the modern, young South African Indian guy. The film can be watched below. The Short film was Officially Selected at the Phoenix International Short Film Festival (Ontario, Canada), Lift-Off Global Network Sessions Festival (Pinewood Studios, UK), Lift-Off Global Network First-Time Filmmaker Sessions Festival (Pinewood Studios, UK), and The Uruvatti International Film Festival (Tamil-Nadu, India). The Director of the Film Veron Vadivelu won ‘Best Debut for Filmmaker of Short Film’ at the Uruvatti International Film Festival. Veron’s inspiration in his own words I am Veron, I am a South African Indian Writer, Director, Producer, Actor, Poet, Comedian, and part-time Baker.  I work on many things such as Developing …

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Fairy-tale princesses re-imagined, because representation matters

fairy tale princess reimagined

Sourced from the incomparable Crown the Brown: Disney step aside, we’ve got some new fairy-tale princesses in town 😍👑 . This series celebrating the representation of diversity is beautifully done by @getzenteemental (https://getzenteemental.com/) The issue of European fairy-tale characters that have been amplified by Disney into global brands is on of commercialism. However, what has happened is that these European characters have been transported into global cultures as the standard of beauty and achievement, while they represent only one cultural grouping that has been predominantly at the top of the power tree for centuries. Rethinking the representation of these icons will challenge this reinforcement. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Hanifa Abdul Hameed (@colorsofhoney) Review: Disney Pixar Film ‘Out’

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