Young Black Female and LGBTIQ+ under COVID-19

On the road in a Five Seater. I was lucky enough to be interning in a warm and somewhat familiar …

Malakai – Day 01

For the first time in years, I had to wake up at 4am. After a car ride, a train, and …

Malakai- Day 02

I mentioned Malakai’s cousin Claudio in the previous entry, however I did not elaborate on his character. That was because …

Livhuwani

We all managed to fit into the 5-seater. It was actually a Toyota Corolla this time, many might also know …

Khanyisile

This was our second day in Soweto, and we were meant to meet a young woman named Khanyisile. The first …

Boipelo

I remember this was our second day without Rama. I honest don’t even know how we arrived at our destination …

Scado

We were completely oblivious as to who we were meeting that day. Little did we know, we would be walking …

Sihle

I was pleasantly surprised when I found out that our destination for the day was 20 mins away from the …
This was our first day in Pretoria. We were meant to meet a young woman named Nas, who we met …

Happy Maseko

This was our first day in Pretoria. We were meant to meet a young woman named Nas, who we met …

Journey to Limpopo

Waking up at Sisonke Lodge felt as though you had survived a night in a trap-house. We were overjoyed to …

Mosima

A well rested crew headed to Seshego, Polokwane, where we met a young lady named Mosima, who recently opened a …

Mosima

This is where you find out how I juggle my other responsibilities as we shoot this web series. In the …

Rosina

There’s a large tropical town in Limpopo called Tzaneen, which we got a bit familiar with on this day. Driving …
After waking up on the the wrong side of the bed, or on top of the bed in fear of …

Ziyanda Majola

I think we underestimate how much effort it takes to wake up early enough to make a 5am call time …

Buhlebendalo Mthombeni

After powering through the journey to Free State the previous day, we finally saw Kroonstad in the daylight. The weather …

Snail

In the morning, Rama had the fright of her life when she found out that none of our participants for …
Being at the airport at 5am in the morning deemed itself to be challenging as Rama and I were convinced …

Lorna Hendricks

After breakfast at the hotel, we went back to Observatory to see Lorna. We filmed her as she sat inside …
This day was a combination of anxiety inducing as well as eye opening and quite enjoyable. The anxiety came from …

Lyneal Hendricks

We made one more stop at Lorna’s place, to meet her daughter. The way I experienced this moment was with …

Journey to Grahamstown

“No, we are definitely leaving our luggage at the hotel.” That was our final decision when we imagined the 15 …
Being close to the sea makes waking up feel entirely different. Being indoors is never as comfortable as being outdoors. …
It was a Friday, and Sphokie said that Nompumelelo had something to tell us in the evening, so after shooting …

The end

Our very last day on set was one consumed by both relief as well as sentimentality. We were to do …

Honorary Crew Members

Twiggy Matiwana

Jamilla Chamdala

Ramadumetsa Makhwidiri

Thobekile Moyo

Linda Chengeta

Zenande Khumalo

Msimbithi Mahamba

Evans ‘Unkeli’ Moyo

Sindiswa Magidla-Matiwana

Xoliswa Sithole (Mentor)

Memory Nyamazane

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