Join the African Studies Library for next week’s film discussion!

Please join CineMAfriq for a discussion of two South African films. View the films ahead of time online and join us on October 19. 2022, at 6 pm, Mugar Library, Room 302. View the films ahead of time online and come ready to share your thoughts and reactions. After viewing the films, we encourage you to RSVP to asl@bu.edu. It helps us plan for refreshments.

Guguletu Ballet. 2002. 23 mins.
Directed by Kristin Pichaske
A documentary of the “Dance for All” program, bringing ballet to young people in a South African township.
In English and Xhosa with English subtitles.
Watch online through BU Library

Belonging. 58 mins. 2004
Born into exile as the daughter of political émigrés, Kethiwe Ngcobo and her family returned to their longed-for homeland, South Africa in 1994. Now ten years later, Kethiwe, a hip, young woman with a British accent finds herself struggling to find her place in the new South Africa. Hoping to reconcile the warring strands of her identity, Khetiwe seeks healing in her Zulu traditions. At the same time, her sister refuses to participate in any ceremonies as meaningless rituals..
In English and Zulu with English subtitles.
Watch online through BU Library