It has been close to 20 years since South Africa abolished its oppressive regime of apartheid. With this came a new constitution and a promise to provide all citizens living in squatter towns, and townships with adequate housing and equal rights. Unfortunately, in the eyes of many South Africans, this promise has not yet been fulfilled. This award-winnng documentary depicts the story of the first post-apartheid generation and their struggle towards attaining what they were promised two decades ago.
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After nine long years in the USA furthering his education Venance is traveling home to Tanzania with Kristen, his close American friend from a vastly differing background. As they journey the countryside they experience the ancient culture, the contemporary poverty, and the eternal spirituality of his motherland. As Venance struggles to blend his newly learned western philosophy with that of tribal life Kristen experiences a life-changing transformation by observing first-hand the daily struggle to survive for many living on the continent.
The Africa Yoga Project began in 2007 with three questions: 1) Could yoga positively transform lives across race, nationality, age, gender and economic status? 2) Would yoga be valued when offered at no cost, and 3) Can people who are struggling to survive, who live in an unstable environment, and who have little food to eat, utilize yoga to transform their perception of their lives and their sense of future possibilities? This experiment began in the poorest areas of Kenya, and currently 5,000 people participate in more than 250 weekly classes. Africa Yoga Project welcomes travelers to join in service projects.
How much influence do American evangelical Christians have on the anti-homosexuality bill and politics in Uganda? Filmmaker Roger Ross Williams talks about this topic and his new documentary film, Gold Loves Uganda, just premiered at Sundance 2013.
Thomas Morton and Noisey Music World, VICE happened to be in Nouakchott, Mauritania and took a visit to the only record store in the country, Saphir D'or.