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Shakespeare examines how democracy is built.
The exchange rate of the Rand against the dollar, pound or euro makes South Africa an attractive location. The positive side of this is it gives our artists and technicians an opportunity to work.
I must concentrate all my efforts in the attainment of freedom for my people.
When I first encountered Shakespeare as a boy, I read every word this man has written. To me, he is like an African storyteller.
I remember the words of my grandmother who died at 102. I remember my great mother, Grand Brika, who died at the age of 106. They talked to us all the time. And my grandmother even lied to me. She said there was royalty. She said that my great-great-great grandfather was the king of the outer Thembu.
I come from a long line of storytellers.
When I was asked to write a concept for a telenovela, I didn’t underestimate my non-experience in the field.
My stories are about humanity, about the challenges of surviving and the constant fight against ignorance, inhumanity and complacency.
I write about the human condition, as a South African. I sometimes see South Africa with the spectacles of the past and there will then be a political content in my writing.
The only reference in my life is my life, and it’s my life experience. It’s my environment. It’s my community. I’ve not made that for books.
I have been on the Urban Brew board for many years and assisted with the artistic evaluation of the various shows that were pitched to the production company.
The government harasses everything. The government must keep a constant surveillance of all activities by black people in order to maintain their reign over them, especially when they are in a minority.
I did ‘Sizwe Bansi is Dead’ for 34 years.