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Tuesday, September 25, 2018


KZNSA Gallery will host a LAB Talk on September 27, 2018, at 17h00.

If you have yet to see the highly acclaimed documentary The Fun's not Over: The James Philips Story, then now is your chance!

James Phillips, who died aged 36 in July 1995, was a composer, musician, bandleader and the voice and conscience of a generation of white South Africans. His Afrikaans alter ego Bernoldus Niemand’s 1983 single, Hou My Vas Korporaal (Hold Me Tightly, Corporal) became an anthem of the End Conscription Campaign and spawned “alternative” Afrikaans rock music and the Voëlvry movement.

In 1985, with his beloved Cherry Faced Lurchers, he recorded the gut-wrenching Shot Down that addressed both white privilege and the violence of the apartheid state. James Phillips’ legacy is that of one of this country’s most aware, articulate and passionate artists. He was a genius, a satirist, a poet and probably one of the most accomplished songwriters that South Africa has ever produced.

The Fun’s Not Over is produced, edited and directed by Michael Cross. It tells James’ story in his own words and through the voices of journalists like Max du Preez, satirists Zapiro and Pieter Dirk Uys, his musical collaborators and label-mates like Koos Kombuis and Vusi Mahlesela, contemporary artists like Jack Parow and his friends and family.

Join us at The KZNSA Gallery on Thursday 27 September at 17h00 for 19h00. Come early to grab supper before the screening, our cafe and bar will be open (kindly note times below).

The screening will take place from 19h00 to 20h30 and will be followed by a Director’s Q&A from 20h30 to 21h00. The bar will be open from 17h00 to 19h30 and the kitchen will be open from 17h00 to 18h15.

Entrance R50 at the door.

The KZNSA Gallery is situated at 166 Bulwer Road, Glenwood, in Durban. More information on 031 277 1705, fax 031 201 8051 or cell 082 220 0368 or visit