PLEASE NOTE:

MyNews24 is a user-generated section of News24.com. The stories here come from users.

 
ThandoC
 
Comments: 0
Article views: 199
 
 
Latest Badges:

 
View all ThandoC's badges.
 

Film students wow audience

09 July 2014, 13:09

An overwhelmed and tear-drenched Nolubabalo Yantolo walked away with the prestigious Best Director and People’s Choice awards at WSU’s annual School of Journalism documentary screening last night.

Yantolo’s “White Wash” is a post 1994 socio-economic “conversion” inspired picture that casts a wide eye on how we have come to see more of a white homeless and poverty stricken community on our streets.

“I decided to tell the story because in the black community we tend to make assumptions that all white people are well-off, but yet we see more and more of them begging on the streets.”

“I now understand that it’s not always about the colour of your skin. It’s about the circumstances,” added Yantolo.

Other films produced by the WSU third-year journalism students reflected an array of pertinent societal issues including the use of performance enhancement drugs in sports, inter-racial relationships, the poultry industry and gender equality.

The film titles that were showcased include: Hatch, Fifty Fifty Bafazi, White Wash, Mdantsane Home of Champions, Scaly Passions, Crossing the Line and Juiced.

Faculty of Business Management Sciences and Law, Dean, Dr Kofi Acheampong accompanied by newly appointed WSU Council Member Advocate Lusindiso Matoti, said it is important that young people of the Eastern Cape continue telling their own stories.

“I am impressed. Some of us see this everyday but never actually think about the contributing factors leading to the situation. And I have to say that there’s no one better to tell these stories than you, the future leaders of this country,” concluded Kofi.

Also present at the screening was broadcast expert, ex-eNCA sports presenter and newly appointed WSU broadcasting lecturer, Jeff Moloi.

Walter Sisulu University’s School of Journalism and Media Studies has been identified by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)as one of Africa’s 12 centres of excellence in journalism.

Disclaimer: All articles and letters published on MyNews24 have been independently written by members of News24's community. The views of users published on News24 are therefore their own and do not necessarily represent the views of News24. News24 editors also reserve the right to edit or delete any and all comments received.
 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
Michael TheWriter
Science vs Religion

Yes - it is an adversarial relationship - it simply has to be, they're in the same business... they're both in the business of PATTERN RECOGNITION.  Read more...

100 comments 868 views
Submitted by
Shounees Moola
Proudly Proteas, and your bullyin...

Today I was verbally attacked by a colleague for wearing my South African cricket T-shirt to work.  Read more...

12 comments 1193 views
Submitted by
Imogene Meyer
Open letter to all under 25s in t...

Let me share a few pearls of wisdom with you about hard work, dedication, reward and recognition.  Read more...

10 comments 1034 views
Submitted by
Sizwe Mda
A Sandwich Society...South Africa...

The South African Civil Society resembles a “sandwich pack”, where you still experience Race differentiation, especially when it comes to our views.  Read more...

6 comments 160 views
Submitted by
woadstress
Reward Yourself

Imagine for a moment that you are a primitive hominid foraging in the wild, collecting edible fruits, berries, leaves.  Read more...

5 comments 231 views
Submitted by
Tisetso2
Help my niece is losing her house

I write this plea here because I don’t know what else I can do I am hundreds of kilometres from and have no legal experience at all. Read more...

10 comments 1008 views
 

services

E-mail Alerts The latest headlines in your inbox

RSS feeds News delivered really simply.

Mobile News24 on your mobile or PDA

E-mail Newsletters You choose what you want

News24 on your iPhone Get News24 headlines on your iPhone.

SMS Alerts Get breaking news stories via SMS.

Blogs Your opinion on you, me and everyone.

Calais Website keywords automated by OpenCalais.

 
Interactive Advertising Bureau
 
© 2015 24.com. All rights reserved.
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.