Coming Up On Carte Blanche – 30 July 2017

On M-Net & M-Net HD [101], Sunday 30 July 2017 at 19:00 & again on M-Net Plus 1 [901] at 20:00



Rebuilding Knysna

Almost 2 months after the devastating Knysna fires damaged and destroyed properties and businesses, residents have begun to rebuild their shattered lives. Despite the compassion of others however, many are struggling to escape the trauma. Carte Blanche revisits a community still coming to terms with their losses.

Producer: Michael Duffet
Presenter: John Webb


Are e-cigarettes really that much safer than ordinary cigarettes? Tobacco companies claim that through their new heated tobacco products they have removed 90% of the chemicals harmful to smokers. Carte Blanche visits to the World Health Organisation in Switzerland to get some answers.

Producer: Kate Barry
Presenter: Derek Watts
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Two Dads, Three babies

Families come in all shapes and sizes, and two fathers raising triplets, are turning the traditional notion of a nuclear family on its head. As same sex parenting and surrogacy become more visible, the world is adapting to more modern family units and South Africa isn’t far behind. Carte Blanche explores these changing dynamics.

Producer: Ben Dwork
Presenter: Devi Sankaree Govender
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By Andrew Germishuys

Founder of SAMDB, Andrew has worked full time in the film industry since the early 2000's. He has trained as an actor, completing his LAMDA Gold Medal, and attending many courses in Cape Town acting studios, with masterclasses with some of the international industries top directors, producers and filmmakers.

Working as an actor and armourer in the film and television industry have given Andrew a great balance of skills across the board when it comes to the entertainment industry.

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