Story and Directed by: Kabelo Sebesho
MXO (ON THE HOOK)
Location: Alexandra township and Yeoville (Johannesburg, South Africa)
Much Thanks to my Johannesburg connect, who helped me navigate around and hooked me up with dis n dat, thank you..
The message to this track makes a lot of sense to me especially being a people of "this" land, my interpretation of it is "amidst all, there is still happiness, hope all find something to relate to in it, be meaning, metaphor, rhyme or too.....Enjoy
Produced and Directed by: SARA C. F. DE GOUVEIA & KOFI ZWANA
Music by: SHANE COOPER
UNLEARNING VIOLENCE is a conversation between established men and women in the active fight against gender based violence. The story explores the roots, challenges but most importantly, the steps forward in dealing with the issue. Touching on the ideas of culture, history, patriarchy and others, the film attempts to paint a brief portrait of the problem of abuse and suggests possible starting points in tackling it head on.
Meet Ahmed Kismayo, a Somali bodybuilder. His story portraits the challenges of a muslim bodybuilder during Ramadan, the month of fasting. Determined to keep up with his workout routine, Ahmed has resolved to work out in the middle of the night when he can eat to keep his energy up.
Ahmed was born in Somalia and grew up in Kenya, now he resides in Burlington, Vermont where he is aspiring to compete on the national level as a bodybuilder which will make him, according to Ahmed, the first Somali to compete in this discipline on national level in America