Al Jazeera Plus (AJ+) engaged with us to cover the protest, and Carina Bruwer covered the assignment which included interviewing the organiser as well as protesters on the ground, filming B roll and taking some stills.
Timothy Ehrenreich is one of South African Jazz's brightest young stars. We like to refer to him as a legend in the making! His commitment to his craft is as inspirational as his raw talent, and at the tender age of 21, he is already making an enormous difference in his community and in the music industry as a whole. We were delighted and honoured when he approached us to shoot images for the cover of his debut album "For Such a Time As This", and for his portfolio in general.
Covid-19 has decimated the entertainment industry, leaving performing artists with the near-insurmountable task of making ends meet without the ability to perform live. This film looks at 9 diverse South African artists’ responses to this unprecedented challenge, and highlights the ability of art to connect and uplift people, especially during times of hardship.