The distinctive traits of South Africa’s World Cup stadiums — such as zebra-striped seats and a calabash pot shape — are meant to represent their country’s complex culture. But some have criticized the money spent amid more pressing needs at home. Continue reading
Distance and money will prevent millions of South Africans from getting to see the FIFA World Cup while it takes place in their own country next month. That’s why South African filmmaker Don Edkins created Soccer Cinema, a traveling theater that has been screening soccer-themed films in small communities all over the country since April.