SATURDAY EDITION | We talk fatherhood, explore a new film, and discuss fashion in lockdown

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Saturday Edition - 20 June 2020.
Saturday Edition - 20 June 2020.

FATHERHOOD

Single dad shares his unconventional parenting journey

By father-of-three

"The first instinct I had towards the parental state occurred one night many years ago, while I was kicking a tennis ball against the cupboards in my kitchen. I was in my late 20s, and single, as I am now.

"Before then, I simply assumed I might become a father one day but didn’t have any strong feelings about it. Suddenly, with the ball bouncing helter-skelter, I keenly felt the absence of a little person to play with me."

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FILM

SA film and TV star Tshamano Sebe on his role in new Netflix horror

By Gabi Zietsman

"There are sounds you can only find in the spiritual world of a sangoma; it was those type of sounds.

“I knew them, I could identify them, I used them in the movie, and I knew where to place them, so that it becomes very effective in the telling of the story."

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FASHION

How life in lockdown has changed the meaning of personal style for fashion writers

By Modupe Oloruntoba

“I’ve become somewhat removed from my own personal style exploits in a gradual detachment that began long before lockdown.

“Between questioning all the extra boxes women must visually tick to be presentable and the effect of working from home for close to a year now, it’s been easier to explore professionally than to engage with personally. For me, style has become primarily functional, with very little expression on offer.”

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Clint Seller from KP Xtreme Team. (Image: King Price)

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Three of SA's favourite motorcycle racers talk motorsport beyond Covid-19

Dries van der Walt talks to three local motorcycle racers, Sfiso Themba, Clint Seller and Dino Iozzo from the King Price-owned KP Xtreme Team, about Covid-19 and the future of motorsport. (Read more here)

Uprize! argues for a more nuanced telling of the '76 student uprisings

Uprize!, directed by Sifiso Khanyile, looks at the youth uprisings of 76. By decentering the violent imagery synonymous with the day, black life and interiority take centre-stage writes Kagiso Mnisi. (Read more here)

Compiled by Herman Eloff. (Cover: Getty Images)

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