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Netflix’s ‘8’ Is a Win for South African Horror

The recurring words spoken in Harold Holscher’s new Netflix horror 8 are ”moths” and ”worms.” These things are weaved into the film’s horror infrastructure, not necessarily as elements to gross out viewers, but as allegories about death and transfiguration. Coming off the back of previous shorts that embrace dark themes, 8 arrives on Netflix as Holscher’s full-length feature debut following its film festival run. The South African writer-director goes for high impact, pushing this South African folkloric chiller into the creepiest, darkest places. Whether or not 8 succeeds in doing this is a question that might annoy horror die-hards looking for…

YoungstaCPT Pays Homage to His Family in New Visuals For ‘La Familie’

In the visuals for YoungstaCPT’s song “La Familie,” various members of his family make appearances. Filmed in monochrome, the music video captures the emotions and dynamics one associate with family—love, conflict, care and death.In the song, the lyricist raps about his personal family history and touches on the importance of family in general.”This one means the most to me because it includes my actual family members and my grandfather makes his debut in a music video from my award winning album 3T which he helped create,” says YoungstaCPT.Among other members of his family who appear in the video are YoungstaCPT’s mother…

South African Anti-Apartheid Activist Zindziswa Mandela Has Died

South African Ambassador to Denmark and anti-Apartheid activist, Zindziswa “Zindzi” Mandela, has passed away according to EWN. The news was confirmed earlier this morning by the Department of International Relations. Ambassador Mandela, age 59, was the daughter of the late anti-Apartheid veterans, Nelson Mandela and Winnie-Madikizela-Mandela. The details around her death have not been confirmed as yet. Tributes have been pouring in for Mandela since the news of her passing emerged recently. Born in 1960, Mandela grew up in Apartheid South Africa and spent the majority of her childhood with her mother and sister, Zenani Mandela, while her father was imprisoned…