Tiny Gallery Concert Series

Since October 21, 2018, The Hub’s film crew has been documenting a concert series by Morija Arts Centre at Maeder House Gallery. Tiny Gallery Concerts are intimate concert settings that connect musicians, artists, poets and other creatives through live performance. The series will continue throughout 2019. Recap of Tiny Gallery Concert on March 10, 2019:Continue reading “Tiny Gallery Concert Series”

Animation Workshop: ‘Girl Child’

From December 18-22, 2018, The Hub hosted Lehlohonolo Tlhaole from Two For Designs for a workshop on stop motion animation.  He was assisted by Anna Cai from Morija Arts Centre. The group animated ‘Girl Child’, a story by Mats’eliso Moruthane from our WordPower 2018 magazine. She wrote ‘Girl Child’ at a workshop on storytelling at The HubContinue reading “Animation Workshop: ‘Girl Child’”

Thank you!

Many thanks to everyone who joined our team by donating to The Hub and helping us continue our work in Lesotho. Here are some reasons people supported The Hub: “Because I BELIEVE in having access to tools for LEARNING” “I donated because young people all over the world deserve guidance and nurturing as they learnContinue reading “Thank you!”

Weekend Workshop: Animation

From July 21-22 2018, The Hub hosted Patrick Rorke and Linotšing Animation Studio for a weekend workshop on Animation, using claymation. In the morning of Day 1, participants did brainstorming on stories around the theme of youth unemployment, and voted on a winning storyboard. They then continued with character development and started creating the figures andContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Animation”

Weekend Workshop: Comics

Our weekend workshop on comics from July 14-15, 2018 with Lisema Seemi Mapetla was lots of fun! He started with character development using the question ‘If you could have a super power or an object with super powers to make our community and country a better place, what would it be?’ Participants then split into groups to mindContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Comics”

Cultures of Resistance Film Screenings

One year ago film maker and activist Iara Lee reached out to us about screening her films in Lesotho. This week from May 10-12, 2018 her films Cultures of Resistance and Burkinabè Rising: the art of resistance in Burkina Faso were screened at Cafe what? and Alliance Française de Maseru in Maseru, and the last screening took place at The Hub yesterday. SheContinue reading “Cultures of Resistance Film Screenings”

Raliphoofolo, a super shepherd

From April 22-23, 2017 The Hub hosted Patrick Rorke for a weekend workshop on Animation. In celebration of Earth Day, the animation created by participants over the weekend was a story about a super shepherd Raliphoofolo, who encourages us to keep our communities clean. Special thanks to Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa for supportingContinue reading “Raliphoofolo, a super shepherd”

Support The Hub!

The Hub is running a fundraising campaign during this holiday season. Help us to continue to change the lives of young people in Morija! Please consider donating to our cause, or help us to spread the word! Follow this link to the fundraising page: https://www.generosity.com/education-fundraising/support-the-hub-in-morija-lesotho–8/x/3928009

Conversations at Morija #3

On October 7, 2017, The Hub’s volunteers and members partook in Conversations at Morija #3 at Maeder House, curated by Lerato Bereng. The conversations created a dialogue about the very concept of independence, whether national, social, gender-based, creative or literary, and featured an exciting line up of speakers: Natalie Buthelezi, Simon Gush, Lerato Seema, Khabele Mofelehetsi, ZakesContinue reading “Conversations at Morija #3”

Weekend Workshop: Film Making

By Ts’episo Mahooe From July 5-9, 2017 members of The Hub had an amazing week learning film making skills from Pheello Pj Makosholo. Pj has experience working on films and series such as Jerusalema, District 9, The Forgotten Kingdom, Intersexions, YaLla, Heist, Keeping Score and more. He brought along a guest facilitator, Nozipho Nkelemba, oneContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Film Making”