AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Not the continent with 54 countries

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Thursday, October 24th, 2013

Heaps of Scrap for Africa

We were almost convinced it was a spoof when we stumbled upon the following video. Entitled ‘Go For Africa’ the video features a number of Dutch people loading a sea container with old stuff and scraps of iron. Destination: Africa. The video starts off with two volunteers explaining what they’re doing and what they’re loading.

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

‘Slavery, The Game’

While watching out for Fifa 12, I got distracted by this Youtube “commercial” for  another video game, “Slavery: The Game.”  Within days it had half a million views. Watch the trailer above. It just seemed to absurd...

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

Cape Dutch

Anyone familiar with South Africa knows that its impact with the Dutch produced a contentious past-– a historical collision that had enough momentum to produce repercussions in the present. But you wouldn’t guess any of that if...

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

Black and White

From the Youtube channel of the excellent Dutch film production company,  ITVS.   This video insert is from the exhibition “Black is Beautiful.”

Thursday, December 31st, 2009

MUSIC / GEOFFY G, ‘OVER (NANE’S SONG)’

Beautifully shot music video for new single (a few months old now) by Dutch musician of Nigerian descent, Geoffy G; Nane is his mother.

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