The world Cup 2010, South Africa, began on Friday with 32 teams qualified for the final tournament.
World Film Collective, one of the organizations we (the interns) interviewed as part of our wee research is now presenting Word Cup Reporters, 35 young people from the townships around Cape Town who are documenting the events of the World Cup from their own perspectives! That could be a good way to get to know what’s going on in Cape Town, from its people’s perspective.
Check out their exciting reports at http://worldfilmcollective.com/SA2010.
Also wanted to let you know about THE SWEEPSTAKE. Nestor organized the whole thing and 16 people got involved. Here the validations between members and teams:
But as this World Cup does also have another social face, here a film highlighting how South Africa has spent a record amount on hosting this tournament, yet evicted many people and communities in the process, and denying public services and basic rights of the South African constitution. (Watch clicking the above link)