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’”

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”

New film making equipment

Huge thanks to everyone who helped The Hub’s film crew acquire our new sound equipment! It took generous donors through our crowd funding campaign, and several kind people to have the equipment delivered to us in Morija. We are thankful to everyone who has played a part in building this group of young film makers!

July Weekend Workshop: Film Making

From Saturday June 30 – Sunday July 1 2018, The Hub held another weekend workshop on film making with Pheello Pj Makosholo. He started on Saturday with a group discussion on our ability to tell unique stories, and the need for us to tell our own stories in different genres of film: ‘Your story is special becauseContinue reading “July Weekend Workshop: Film Making”

The Hub’s film crew is growing

The current unemployment rate in Lesotho averages 28%, with youth unemployment at an estimated 38%. With projects like film making and photography, The Hub aims to capacitate young people with digital media skills that will help them to pursue employment and entrepreneurship opportunities. The Hub’s film crew has started shooting a short film based onContinue reading “The Hub’s film crew is growing”

Weekend Workshop: Storytelling

From October 14-15, The Hub hosted Lineo Segoete for a weekend workshop on storytelling. Day one started with a brainstorm with participants on ideas, who then created timelines of their own stories, and shared them for feedback. From there, participants started developing their own stories while working in groups, and received feedback from Lineo onContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Storytelling”

Ba re e ne re: Reigniting Lesotho’s literary culture

Originally posted by Mail & Guardian: Voices of Africa By Leila Hall Lesotho is an interesting place to be in at the moment. At the end of August, we made headlines worldwide, unfortunately for the wrong reasons. The news had nothing to do with the country’s many unique and positive qualities. There was no mentionContinue reading “Ba re e ne re: Reigniting Lesotho’s literary culture”