This week's Highlights
Monday 14 April
Siyayinqoba: Beat It
Siyayinqoba Beat It! is a weekly health and education show for everyone living with HIV and other chronic diseases - as well as their partners, families, friends and care givers Since 1999 the show has provided a platform for people living with HIV to share their challenges and victories.
Tuesday 15 April
Media for Justice - Over the Rainbow
Media for Justice travels to poor communities around South Africa to hear the voices of people living in the margins of our society. An on-line documentary series produced by Media for Justice. This series highlights the voices of those who are marginalized on the basis of race, class and gender.
Wednesday 16 April
Hip Hop Activism in Post-Apartheid South Africa
Twenty years later, this documentary examines the role hip-hop has played in engaging young South Africans both creatively and politically. It offers an account of hip-hop’s political orientation in relation to debates about commercial co-option, censorship, gender, race.
Thursday 17 April
The Weight of the World
This wonderful documentary looks at rising obesity in America. We speak with Dr. Stephan Rossner, obesity expert, as he proves that obesity is a man-made epidemic. Super-Size Me foods and a twelve billion dollar advertising industry has made for a lethal combination. However, this documentary goes into deeper depth and interviews with top specialists.