The plan for South Africa was to follow up on With the Nomads with further patient observational documentaries. And I had some great subjects, with great access: Pentecostal church groups speaking in tongues on Melville Koppies, hospice patients both brave and frightened telling me what it was like to know they would die soon, with their tough-minded, dedicated and expert nurses giving their side of the story. I got some good footage, but nothing that I could make anything out of that you could call a documentary, in the end. I realised what a gift that desert landscape had been. Continue reading South Africa Train Video
It is what it is. Bukhulubakhe Mchunu, AKA Induna, AKA Nicholas, is also a musician. I was hoping to work in some footage of him rehearsing with his dancers, but it would have been a bit corny. I finished editing this in 2016.