Five things to watch this weekend

From documentaries to thrillers and brutal self-portraits — here's what to stream

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CHRIS THURMAN: Honey for the BeyHive from the carcass of ‘The Lion King’

Beyoncé’s film ‘Black is King’ is best understood as drawing from a US tradition of engaging with Africa while fighting slavery’s legacy

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#challengeaccepted — to look like a mug

A new empowerment initiative on social media promotes little more than vanity

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Five things to watch this weekend

Dark dramas, thrillers, real-life stories and dry comedies — your weekend streaming entertainment is sorted

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What this year’s Emmy Awards have in store for us

In the nominations, Netflix continues to out-produce competitors while Black Lives Matter puts pressure on the lack of diverse representation

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CHRIS THURMAN: Beauty in the wreckage of the past, present and future

The KKNK virtual gallery is one of the new possibilities opened up by the digital shift necessitated by Covid-19

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The top action movies to stream in 2020

SPONSORED | Here are Showmax’s best-loved action movies of this year so far

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Gorky Park artwork deconstructs statues and the stories they tell

Artist Yerbossyn Meldibekov playfully skewers the attitude to public monuments in the former Soviet bloc

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Five things to watch this weekend

From docuseries to street food and an investigation of the deeper questions in life — this is what you can stream this weekend

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CHRIS THURMAN: Staring into the face of whiteness

In ‘Woolworths’, Juliet Jenkins asks white South Africans to take a hard look in the mirror

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CHRIS THURMAN: Pitika Ntuli crafts a digital magnum opus

In his latest exhibition, the artist works with collaborators to bring life to his collection of bone sculptures

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The problem with Hollywood’s relationship with Black Lives Matter

In signing a deal for a docuseries with Colin Kaepernick, Disney has decided that backing the antiracism campaign is profitable

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Five things to watch this weekend

From war dramas to documentaries and feminist re-imaginings of history — what to stream

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The Zimbabwean romcom and Netflix: ‘Now it’s Africans telling stories’

Streaming giant focuses on homemade stories as it tries to become a big player on the continent

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Five things to watch this weekend

Curl up with these shows that will make you reflect, laugh and take a walk down memory lane with Ennio Morricone

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CHRIS THURMAN: Death prompts lively conversations in the world of art

During the uncertain times we find ourselves in, we are reminded that people speak the truth when they are close to the end

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