the Students - South Africans
David, 15 years
old, Afrikaner (Claremount, South Africa)---David grew up on farms and
is very knowledgeable about Afrikaner history. He is concerned that his culture
is declining. "When I started school, people spoke Afrikaans and struggled
with English; now it is just the opposite." David is in the middle of his
junior year of high school and hopes to go on to study law and art in college.
Lebo 17 years old, Zulu/Tswana
(Alexandra, South Africa)---Lebo has a friend who lost his mother in a car bomb
incident during the struggle in South Africa. Her mother is Zulu, her father
is Tswana; and both parents are artists. Lebo will be attending the University
of Capetown in the fall.
17 years old, Xhosa (Gugulethu, South Africa)---Samora lives in Gugulethu,
the same neighborhood as one of the youths convicted of the Amy Biehl murder.
He was in the 12th grade during the documentary shoot. He developed the Rainbow
Youth Group and participated in the Peace Jam program on Robben Island with
Archbishop Tutu. Samora is now working for the Amy Biehl Foundation in Capetown
as a counselor and attends night school where he is studying Human Resource