The film SINGING FOR LIFE has been nominated at the SOLELUNA Festival 2012
We are happy to announce that SINGING FOR LIFE has won the
special price for “programmes that effect social change”
at the PRIX ITALIA 2011
and is shortlisted at the GOLDEN PRAGUE FESTIVAL 2011
We are very happy to report that after the first broadcast of the film in ORF one of the films protagonists MANDELAKHE NJOHI has found a privat patrone who will make it possible for her to finally finish school and thus offering her a fair chance to leave her township one day.
After the films broadcast on Swiss TV SF also Thamsanqa Sikampula found a patrone to support him and also his family back in the townships of Langa in the future.
Barbara Weissenbeck: “I’m more than happy that my dreams with making this film are now after three years of work coming true!”
May 6th 2010: FIKILE MVINJELWA singing at the ROYAL FESTIAL HALL in London.