Mario Macilau

Mario Macilau: A Unique Gaze

## Documentary, Al Jazeera, 2013, 26 mins, Editor Growing up poor in Mozambique, Mario’s images explore social issues and focus on the country’s soaring inequality. Mario Macilau is a Mozambican photographer gaining international recognition for his pictures which are described as “alarming and provoking, arresting […]

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Bochbela String Orchestra

Documentary, 26 mins, 2013 In Bloemfontein, a city where under Apartheid classical music was the domain of the white elite, a radical project has been taking place. Each Saturday children from the black neighbourhoods of Bloemfontein are brought by bus to the Musicon, a extramural […]

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Droogfontein Solar Power

The Droogfontein Solar Power project is located 20km outside Kimberley, in the Sol Plaatje Municapality in the Northern Cape. It occupies approximately 100 hectares of land leased from the Droogfontein Communcal Property Association. Filming took place over the duration of construction, including multiple site visits, […]

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De Aar Solar

Located 6km outside the town of De Aar in the Northern Cape, the project expands over 100 hectares of Emthanjeni Municipality owned land. The facility will generate electricity using 167 580 solar (PV) panels and feed the 132kV Eskom distribution system. Arising from the South […]

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Jeffrey’s Bay Wind Farm

Located between Jeffreys Bay and Humansdorp in the Eastern Cape, the Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm site spans 3700 hectares. The site’s optimal wind conditions, relatively flat topography, minimal environmental constraints and its close proximity to the 132kV Eskom grid line, make it an ideal wind […]

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1994 The Bloody Miracle

As South Africa prepares to celebrate its 20th anniversary of the advent of democracy in 1994, it’s hard to believe the ‘Mandela miracle’ nearly didn’t happen. In an orgy of countrywide violence, some were intent on derailing the first free elections. Now, for the first […]