This week we meet Rafeeqah Galant, a producer and writer based in Cape Town.
On 15 April, Young Urbanists sat rapt in a beautiful setting (the Lower Cable Car Station) and watched four films that probably cannot be found anywhere online. Their cumulative impact was nearly winding. Two were propaganda reels for High Apartheid, presented in lurid Technicolor to the bombastic strains of a full orchestra.
Rashiq Fataar speaks with Dele Adeyemo, creative director of Pidgin Perfect about The Power of ZA film project and exhibition and why architecture and city making were on the agenda.
‘This is a city haunted by the past, nostalgic for the future and unable to live in the present.’ This opening message demonstrates the polemic of Rotterdam, the Netherlands’ ‘second city’.
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Join this week’s #CityTalk Wednesday 21 May 9 pm CAT as we discuss The Power of Film to transform lives and communities .
[ May 21, 2014; 5:00 pm to 9:30 pm. ] Join our co-design workshop and free film screening of AFRICA SHAFTED on Wednesday 21 May.
[ May 14, 2014 7:00 pm to May 23, 2014 11:00 pm. ] Does art of film have the power to transform lives and communities? From Johannesburg to Cape Town and even further afield the project will engage with some of the most talented Africans in the creative arts and design to celebrate and explore, “How design thinking could help harness emergent innovation across African film Production, Exhibition and Distribution to bridge divides and transform lives and communities in Africa and beyond?”.
A film which tells the story of Istanbul’s accelerated population growth and car-centric policies, which have deepened inequalities between those who drive, and those who don’t.