What will be the legacy of the 21st century African youth. Is this a question you have asked yourself? What rights will the young fight for and be hailed for? What mediums will they employ to capture their legacy?
Well, Jabu Nadia Newman is one young woman who all women across Africa should be proud of. The young film maker is the writer, creator and director of an intriguing and dynamic you-tube series titled Foxy Five. Creating a series is one challenging task but actually producing it often the breaking point of many young film makers. However Jabu Newman has stuck by her passion and took initiative to see her series come to life. The series looks at the complex realities faced by a group of five modern day young African women. This young film maker has chosen women’s rights as her call to action and film as her tool. We encourage our readers to catch this new series and let us know what you think about its message.
For Women’s day the series will be screening in Port Elizabeth at the Roof Garden Bar from 19:00pm, 8th August 2017. The event is in collaboration with Black Filmmakers Film Festival and One Blood. Later this month from the 18th-24th August screenings for season one will be at the at The Bioscope Independent Cinema 286 Fox Street, Maboneng Johannesburg. Glam Africa is proud to share that we will be at both events to support this young leader.
The series also has an exciting design look which combines a 70’s style with a new age street style of South African youth making for an appealing watch with powerful messages.
All images credited to: Jabu Nadia Newman