Arts & Culture

Last updated: 2 september, 2010 - 11:58 GMT

Bonani Africa Festival of Photography

Photo by Chris Ledochowski - Morogo (wild spinach)

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Documentary photography has played its part in the struggle against South African Apartheid.

Now two veterans of that era are determined it will play its part in the present and future of their country.

Omar Badsha, Director of Bonani Africa Festival of Photography, an exhibition which has just opened in Cape Town and Chris Ledochowski is one of the award-winning entrants.

They explain the power of visual essays to illuminate change, achievement and the on-going challenges their people face.

click View work by the entrants

First broadcast August 23rd 2010.

The Strand: Arts & Culture

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