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ULT A timeless story of human connection
and self-discovery, Moonlight narrates
the life of a young black man (Mahershala
Ali, who was nominated in the best
ONE TO WATCH supporting actor catergory at the Golden
Globes), as he struggles to find his place

ZURIEL ODUWOLE in the world while growing up in a rough


Miami neighbourhood. Co-starring Naomie
Harris and Janelle Mone, Moonlight was
honoured with the Golden Globe for best
le film (in the drama category).
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out with friends (at the beach In 1963 South Africa, Nelson Mandela and
nine fellow anti-apartheid activists are
or the cinema), playing sports
arrested on a farm in Rivonia. Tenacious
(basketball, baseball, running lawyer Bram Fischer heads up lead
track), and listening to music counsel. Starring Peter Paul Muller and
(radio-friendly modern pop), but Sello Motloung.
Zuriel Oduwoles timetable also
JACKIE
includes interviewing world leaders,
3 March
advocacy work and filmmaking. An intimate portrait of the then-First Lady
Recognised as the worlds youngest Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy following her
filmmaker, Zuriel (whose father is Nigerian and mother husbands assassination in Dallas. Forever
hailed for her poise under unbearable
is Mauritian), has four documentaries to her name already, with a fifth
pain, Natalie Portman brings the First
set for release this year. Its called One Plus Two Plus Three Equals Lady to life beautifully.
29 000, she explains on her recent five-day trip to Joburg and a stop
over at the ELLE HQ, noting that while the sum of the numbers is not
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at all mathematically correct, it speaks to the idea behind it. Its about
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one girl, taking two footballs to three continents to get people talking TH
about girls education. She filmed it during the 2014 World Cup, and in N
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the process successfully managed to get governors, ambassadors and


Tony Gum at
soccer players to sign the balls in support of her ongoing work to further Christopher Moller Gallery
raise awareness about education for girls in Africa. 16 March 29 April
In the past two years, Zuriel has met face-to-face with more than 21 Artist in learning Tony Gum,
world leaders, attended a United Nations session, and has her heart set co-founder of The Local Collective
on running for president when she is 35. But between now and the next Vlog on YouTube and nominated
21 years, the Los Angeles native is using her film work to communicate for the Prize Award at the Pulse
New York Art Fair, brings her
her education message. Giving film workshops for girls when she travels JOBURG
creativity to the fore.
around the continent, and armed with a camera, Zuriels view is certainly Bogosi Sekhukhuni
making a positive impact through art. Watch this space (Simunye Summit 2010) at
The Stevenson Gallery
Until 3 March
ONE TO READ LIFE ON INSTAGRAM, CURATED BY Take in Bogosi Sekhukhunis first
JIM STODDART solo exhibition, with videos and
Penguin Books objects set in a parallel futuristic
What if, in a world where millions past, using allegory and myth
of us capture and share our lives as a form of instruction and
instantly with one another, there DURBAN introspection.
was a place to bring the best of Decorex Durban, Durban
these images together? This is the Exhibition Centre
question posed (and answered) in 18 21 March
Life on Instagram. The first and only
Themed Make Your Space Your
annual of its kind, the book, with
its minimal layout and incredible
Living Dream, the premier dcor,
assortment of shared design and lifestyle exhibition
images, shows us who showcases globally influenced
we are and how we live design trends made for the
according to Instagram. South African home.

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