Yesterday - Feature film in the South Africa House on September 28th

Yesterday(South Africa, 2004, 96 min, Zulu Spoken, English subtitles)
Director: Darrell Roodt
With: Leleti Khumalo, Lihle Myelase, Kenneth Khambula et al.

Week van de Afrikaanse roman 2017

The third edition of the “Week van de Afrikaanse roman” (focusing on the Afrikaans language novel) will take place from Friday 29 September to Sunday 8 October 2017.

Extra meeting book discussion group: Ingrid Winterbach in conversation with Ena Jansen on October 2 - SOLD OUT

Monday 2 October 2017, 19.30, Week van de Afrikaans Roman - Literary Conversation

A special meeting will be held on Monday, October 2, at the special request of the members of the book club of the South Africa House.

On this evening, Ena Jansen, emeritus professor of Afrikaans literature at the University of Amsterdam, talks with the South African writer Ingrid Winterbach. This conversation will focus on the novel “Vlakwater” (2016). Ingrid Winterbach is one of the participants in the “Week van de Afrikaans Roman”, which will be held from 29 September to 8 October at various locations in the Netherlands and Flanders.

3 October: Crime Fiction event - with Rudie van Rensburg, Peter Römer and Ingrid Winterbach

Since 1994, crime fiction has been one of the fastest growing genres in Afrikaans. Deon Meyer is a world star and other crime writers like Karin Brynard, Chris Karsten, Chanette Paul, Martin Steyn and Irma Venter follow in his footsteps. Another name that should be on this list is Rudie van Rensburg, one of the participants in the “Week van de Afrikaanse Roman”.

SOWETO SOUL, music documentary and interview with director - 9 November

(NL / South Africa, 2017, 53 min, English and Zulu spoken, English subtitles)
Direction: Joep Pelt

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