The Hub at Ba re e ne re

Ba re e ne re Literature Festival is an annual festival in Lesotho which promotes increased literacy, encourages creative writing and aids artistic exchange between creatives in Lesotho, Basotho outside of Lesotho and creatives from other cultures. Through an essay writing competition and with support from Glasswaters Foundation, 12 Hub members attended Ba re e ne reContinue reading “The Hub at Ba re e ne re”

Shake The Dust screening in Morija on Saturday October 17

On Saturday October 17th, The Hub will be hosting a screening of documentary film Shake The Dust, courtesy of BOND/360.  From executive producer and rapper Nasir “Nas” Jones and journalist-turned-filmmaker Adam Sjöberg, Shake the Dust chronicles the influence of breakdancing, exploring how it strikes a resonant chord in the slums, favelas and ghettos of the world and far beyond. ShowcasingContinue reading “Shake The Dust screening in Morija on Saturday October 17”

Conversations at Morija #2

In 2013, Maseru-born curator Lerato Bereng held an interactive event at the Morija Arts and Cultural Festival titled Conversations at Morija. The event, which was free of charge and open to the public, engaged with a number of members of Lesotho’s diaspora in a series of live Skype conversations. Through the event, Bereng – whoContinue reading “Conversations at Morija #2”

The Forgotten Kingdom: Filming Lesotho’s Identity

Originally posted on The Culture Trip By Leila Hall Lesotho’s mountainous landscapes and turbulent political history provide the backdrop to The Forgotten Kingdom, a 2013 feature film directed by visionary filmmaker Andrew Mudge. We take a behind-the-scenes look at this spectacular production and follow it on an epic journey across Lesotho’s mountains, communities and complexContinue reading “The Forgotten Kingdom: Filming Lesotho’s Identity”

Cinema in the garden

Also posted on Morija.co.ls By Lineo Segoete Morija Arts and Cultural Festival 2013 held among it’s programs, a mini film festival called “Thru a Lens”. It was hosted in collaboration with Sesotho Media and Development and highlighted films by Basotho filmmakers; Tumelo Matobako, Kaizer Matsumunyane, Thabiso Mohapeloa and Philip Leteka. The project was a phenomenalContinue reading “Cinema in the garden”