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People have emotional reactions to South Africa. Anita Roddick, the dearly missed founder of The Body Shop, was typical. She wrote, “If I were 29 or 39 ... or even 49, I would pack up everything and move here… The country is exquisite. I lost my voice in Cape Town, which I think was because I was in a permanent state of gasping with wonderment.” More recently, Emmy-winner Loni Price, who was here to direct Master Harold… and the Boys, starring Freddie Highmore and Ving Rhames, gushed, “I find myself being incred-

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ibly moved being here in this most beautiful country that I’ve ever been in.” Jesse L. Martin, an actor in The Philanthropist and Law & Order, explains, “Culturally and socially it’s a phenomenal place. It’s incredible to be in a country where things have changed so quickly over the last 15 to 20 years that you can actually feel it on the street. For me, being a black person, to be able to spend a major amount of time in Africa is a really big deal.”

The Filmmakers Guide to South Africa: Industry  

Award-winning annual marketing the South African film industry locally and internationally.

The Filmmakers Guide to South Africa: Industry  

Award-winning annual marketing the South African film industry locally and internationally.

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