Understanding Livelihoods in South African Cities

Programme Type: Programme: Cityscapes Magazine

What decisions are residents in the poorer parts of South African cities forced to make on a day to day basis? How does a city like Ekhuruleni try to address this and what do the citizens think about these efforts? This short film juxtaposes these two voices. It was part of a series we developed as a challenge to the city’s officials to explore the disjuncture between city officials and citizens in an average metropolitan area. What happens when there is a mismatch between official rhetoric and the voices on the streets?

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