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    Three ‘one man’ satires about life in Apartheid South Africa. “Dinisio has defied the odds. He has made and taken theatre and cultural performance to spaces and places where established theatre companies, even not so established groups, would dare to venture.

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    101 Things I learned in Film School
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    How to set a scene? What’s the best camera angle? How does the new technology interact with scenes? And how does one even get the financing to make a movie? These basic questions and much more are all covered in this exquisite packaged book on the film industry and making movies as a profession.

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    And the Girls in their Sunday Dresses
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    Two very different women meet during a long wait to buy subsidized rice and discover they have more in common than their poverty; an old man and child share a last, loving waltz; a cynical, disabled gangster learns humanity from a committed social worker; and a young girl finds her missing father and her role in the political struggle.

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    At this Stage
    R190.00 inc. VAT

    As South Africa continues to advance towards the fulfilment of its visionary constitution, significant shifts in the mode, style, and theme of its nation’s theatre have begun to take hold. The four plays in this collection, by Lara Foot Newton, Mike van Graan, Motshabi Tyelele and Craig Higginson, offer insights into an emerging national identity.

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    Ballet and Modern Dance
    R162.00 inc. VAT

    The author discusses the upsurge in the popularity of dances of the past, among them ballroom dancing and the Argentine tango, and notes the revival of tap dancing as well as the successful adaptation of Irish stepdancing to the theater. In addition, she records the uses dance and dancers have made of recent technological advances, including cinedance and videodance, CD-ROMs, and the Internet. 145 illustrations and photographs (25 in color)

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    Ballet and Modern Dance
    R170.00 inc. VAT

    Whether as performers or as spectators, more people enjoy dance today than ever before. Its extraordinary range extends from classical ballet and baroque court spectacles to avant-garde modern dance, tap, and ethnic dancing.

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    Beginners on Stage… Ask Miss B
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    Debra Batzofin has been working in theatres since 1973 when she worked on the Ipi Tombi production. In the more than forty years since then she has worked on many of the most famous productions in South African theatre history.

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    Berni Searle: Approach
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    Berni Searle: Approach, is a multidimensional program with internationally celebrated South African artist, whose work in performance, photography, film and video installation address racial and gender inequities through the use of her body, personal histories and the construction of personal mythologies. A

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    Book of Songs – Shabbir Banoobhai
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    Written over a month of fasting and inspired by the poetry of Rumi, these poems are all, ultimately, songs of love.

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    But Beautiful – A Book About Jazz
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    “May be the best book ever written about jazz.”—David Thomson, Los Angeles Times

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    Cinema: The Whole Story
    R340.00 inc. VAT

    “Cinema: The Whole Story” takes a close look at the key time periods, genres and key works in world cinema

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    Costume and Fashion A Concise History
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    A classic study of the history of fashion brought right up to date

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    Dali & Film
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    Salvador Dali­ was one of the most famous and also one of the most notorious artists of the twentieth century. While the centenary of Dali’s birth in 2004 was marked by a worldwide series of exhibitions, events and publications, no thorough investigation has taken place of the part played by film in Dali’s art.

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    Dali & Film

    Dali & film presents both the major paintings that reflect his preoccupation with film and material related to the key film projects on which he worked.
    Dali & Film reveals the depth and persistence of Dali’s fascination with this medium, bringing a new dimension to our understanding of one of the great masters of twentieth-century art.

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    Dancers Among Us: A Celebration of Joy in the Everyday
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    Dancers Among Us presents one thrilling photograph after another of dancers leaping, spinning, lifting, kicking—but in the midst of daily life: on the beach, at a construction site, in a library, a restaurant, a park.

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    Dangerous Moves: Performances and Politics in Cuba
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    Examining performance and politics in post-revolutionary Cuba, Dangerous Moves challenges the understanding of performance art and political engagement through a sustained analysis of the contemporary experience in Cuba.

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    Dark outsider: three plays
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    Life in exile, the poet Roy Campbell, and the world of a boys’ boarding school are the three topics explored in this, the first collection of the work of one of South Africa’s leading playwrights, Anthony Akerman.

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    Fellini!
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    A catalog of a delightful and very Felliniesque drawings by the master Italian film director, now on view in conjunction with a film festival at the Guggenheim Museum, New York.

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    Film, Video, and New Media at the Art Institute of Chicago: With the Donna and Howard Stone Gift (Museum Studies)
    R190.00 inc. VAT

    The book explores more than eighty works at the Art Institute, from those by early pioneers like Bruce Nauman and Nam June Paik to others by such recent practitioners as Doug Aitken, Sharon Lockhart, and Steve McQueen. The book showcases works by Tacita Dean, Rineke Dijkstra, Nan Goldin, Jenny Holzer, Pierre Huyghe, Isaac Julien, William Kentridge, Gordon Matta-Clark, George Segal, Richard Serra, Bill Viola, and many more.

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