The Creators
Step into the lives of artists sculpting South Africa's future from the fragments of a tumultuous past. Born into different sections of the formerly-segregated country, the artists re-craft history - and the impacts of apartheid - in their own artistic languages. How does creative expression traverse the divide? The Creators highlights the invisible connections among strangers' intertwined lives, exposing an intimate and deeply revealing portrait of modern day South Africa. The Creators introduces the chaotic sociocultural reality of modern day South Africa through the eyes of its diverse artists. The documentary brings into focus the invisible connections among strangers' disparate lives, and the creative expression used to traverse the divide. Ranging from graffiti artist and mother Faith47 to self-taught opera legend Mthetho Mapoyi, the artists craft music, visual art and dance to communicate across boundaries and refute apartheid's myth of separation. An intimate, refreshing, and deeply revealing look at those remolding the legacy of apartheid.
Starring Blaq Pearl, Ongx Mona, Emile Jansen
Director Laura Gamse, Jacques de Villiers