'Forerunners' | A documentary

From Emergent Africa Fri Nov 30 2012, 11:00:00

In Shadow and Act:

...Forerunners, the film explores what it means to be black and middle class in South Africa today.

At the frontier of unprecedented social change, Miranda, Mpumi, Martin and Karabo are part of the first generation of black South Africans to rise from poverty and join the country's 'middle class'. They delicately balance the traditional views of their childhood with the western consumerism that rules their professional lives, selecting and discarding elements from each world to forge a new legacy for their descendants.More here

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