These Objects, Those Memories
(Freie Universität Berlin)
Paper short abstract:
"These Objects, Those Memories" is a split-screen film on long-term Zimbabwean female migrants, their objects and associated memories in Cape Town, South Africa.
Paper long abstract:
"These Objects, Those Memories" is a split-screen film focused on material culture, specifically, that of three long-term Zimbabwean female migrants currently residing in Cape Town, South Africa. Through an exploration of the objects brought with them, objects sent back to their homeland, objects left behind and their associated memories; stories of joy, loss, and hopes for a return to Zimbabwe are examined.
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