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South African opera singers’ lives documented in new film

Clip: 03/29/2014 | 4m 25s

Some of the world’s best young opera singers hail from the impoverished black townships of South Africa. Three of those singers are now in the United States to perform at the American Documentary Film Festival, where a documentary about their lives called “I Live to Sing” is being shown. The film’s director, Julie Coehn, tells the story of one of the singers: Thesele Kemane.

Aired: 03/29/14

Rating: NR

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