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#Witsfeesmustfall That has been the main activity in my life right now. I intend to get back to the feature today however (yesterday). TJ has given me instruction to return to the church this coming Sunday for photography and I think, well, it is a good idea. TJ has asked me to take pictures of…

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I’ve been anxious mostly. On Tuesday I got to meet and shoot a video with Ronnie Apteker, it was productive and I’m happy that we spoke. I got him just in time before he was set to leave for the States, I think he said it was. Generally, psychologically I’m tired.I feel like my whole…

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Yesterday was the breakthrough that I needed. I attended the Jabulani Ministries service inside the Majestic cinema and it was uplifting. I saw the place, the people, the smell, the structure, the way people conduct themselves inside the old cinema. After the service I was able to talk to the Pastor and he gave me…

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So far so good. Well sort of… I have 4 interviews in the bag; one with current owner of the Avalon, Mohamed Dokrat, one with Adam Mohamed (Kentucky Milk Bar owner, next door the Avalon), another with Zwelethu Radebe (director of the Hajji), and also with Ronnie Apteker (producer of Material). So all of this means…

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Day 3 again: 7th of October 2015  I’ve just come back from doing two interviews in Fordsburg. The first was Mohamed, owner of the old Avalon building. It was a good interview, though it went off on a tangent about why he turned the space into a store that sells ammunition, weapons and hunting clothes.…

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Day 3: 7th of October 2015  A few things are happening and have happened so far: I have an interview with Mr Mohamed Dokrat today, I hope that it will be fruitful. I am having trouble finding the owner of The Majestic, but my friend and producer of the Hajji Dithapelo Segodi is on it with me,…

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Day 2: 5th of October 2015 Its Monday and it feels like the real beginning of in-depth, I’ve finally finished my radio feature. We’ll be leaving with Sam at 10 am to do another walkabout and I hope this time I can get something concrete. So far my idea works; I want to try and…