Blogs in January 1970

Blood Orange 1st January 1970

Gecko’s childhood is one of sheltered, almost magical innocence on a farm in Natal. He spends his days taking barefoot expeditions with his dogs and his nights listening to Springbok Radio, unaware of the cruel force in his life...

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Karoo Boy 1st January 1970

After a freak accident, Douglas’s twin brother is dead, and his family’s fragmentation begins. His mother packs up their home in Cape Town and takes him to a tiny backwater town in the semi-desert Karoo region, where she withdraws...

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Bafana Bafana 1st January 1970

The story of young Pele, this work takes a solitary journey from his small village to as he hopes to fulfill his dream of seeing the South African soccer team play in the 2010 World Cup. Along the way...

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