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Bessie Head: A Soul Divided
 

Bessie Head video cast: Left to right; Zolani Mahola (now lead singer in the group Freshlyground), Lee Piedt, and Charles Maema.

 
Bessie Head: A Soul Divided is a 13-minute film using multimedia to describe the life and inner being of Bessie Head. Employing dance, song, and performance, we look at the struggles and challenges faced by this astounding writer. The film has played to acclaim at many film festivals all over the world, including the African Film Festival, Milan; the Women's Film Festival, Turin; The Durban Film Festival; and the Zanzibar Film Festival. The film is the product of a South African-based non profit called Footprints, which is the cultural-outcomes-based organisation for the St. Joseph's Adult Education Programme. Our website is www.stjosephsaep.co.za. For further information you may contact kajl@global.co.za or call +27 21 685 1257.

 
[thanks to video director Julia Landau for this information]

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