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Seyi Oluyole: Dance (07:19)


This episode features changemakers who teach children their arts. Impoverished children in rural Lagos gather to practice choreography; "Victorious Dancers" uses dance to achieve goals. The "Dream Catchers" are nine children who currently live with Oluyole.

Dream Catchers (05:13)

Naomi Campbell visits the dance academy and brings food and school bags. Oluyole provides food, clothing, education, and shelter for the orphans with the help of charitable donations and writing scripts. "Gbera" recounts the children's struggles.

Gcina Elsie Mhlophe: Author and Playwright (05:17)

African storytellers tell stories with their whole bodies. Creative arts is part of the fight for freedom. Mhlophe discusses how she transitioned from writing to performance to educating children.

Storytelling (05:04)

Mhlophe visits rural schools as part of the "Nozincwadi Mother of Books Literary Campaign." People need to be positive thinkers and changemakers. Creative arts can make a positive difference in the education system.

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Aid Through the Arts

Part of the Series : African Voices, Series 5
DVD (Chaptered) Price: $129.95
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A Nigerian choreographer is giving kids a better life through dance; in South Africa, one woman’s passion for story telling is inspiring more children to open books.

Length: 23 minutes

Item#: BVL210515

ISBN: 978-1-63722-039-9

Copyright date: ©2019

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