: Singh (A.)

R 350.00
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376pp., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2021


South African film producer Anant Singh was born and raised in Durban. He has produced more than 100 films from the mid-1980s to the present, including Place of Weeping, The Stick, Cry, the Beloved Country, Sarafina!, the AIDS-awareness film Yesterday (South Africa’s first Oscar-nominated film) and Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. He is the founder and CEO of the Videovision Entertainment Group and chair of Cape Town Film Studios. He is a member of the International Olympic Committee, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. He is the recipient of the World Economic Forum’s Crystal Award, and is the first man to receive the International Women’s Forum Legacy Award.

"Never boring, never pedantic nor boastful, often witty, In Black and White is an electrifying account of the passion, hard work and dedication - and the audacity - that has made Anant Singh South Africa's most celebrated and successful filmmaker, both locally and internationally." Barbara Hogan, from her foreword

"Anant's story is inspiring - how he rose from humble beginnings to the top of the film world and more ... I salute him for all that he has achieved!." Quincy Jones, from his preface