Here are a few of favourite videos from the last year:
Merweville — Finding Fodder & Hope in the Central Karoo’s Drought
Drought never has a pretty face. And when you see it up close, it’s tangible. In the veld, the animals and the people. SLOW joined Isuzu Motors South Africa in Merweville, as they delivered fodder to the farmers in the Central Karoo who have been battling with an ongoing drought for nearly a decade.
Trump and Tripe with 3 Tons of Fun
3 Tons of Fun is always the life of the party. The singing trio who is from Cape Town have performed all over the world, and visited Chef Judi at the Pilcrow & Cleaver “studio” for a chat. A heart to heart chat about being true to yourself, equality and how the effect of the pandemic.
The truth behind Cape Dutch architecture’s gable
This is a story of South Africa. Layered. Complex. Cemented in our history. Cape Dutch architecture takes us back to South Africa’s troubled past but it was also the birth of our country’s first real icon: the gable. And the story that should not be forgotten is the hands who put it together, the people who made this icon South African.
Let’s talk blackface: is it okay to mimic other races?
Mimicking — whether it is an accent, apparel or mannerisms — is wildly used in South African comedy. And often comedians and influencers mock the stereotypes of their own kind. But is this always a bad thing, or does it help South Africans to navigate through the waters of what and who we are?