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Pristine Africa


Pristine Africa

In keeping with WORLDwrite’s documentary ‘Keeping Africa Small’ from the Pricking the Missionary Position Series, this is a short film from the extremely talented duo at Bold Futures. The film was originally produced for a public debate arranged by the excellent German magazine NovoArgumente as world population hit 7 billion. It lampoons ideas which suggest the material comforts we rely on in the West are not appropriate or possible for Africans. Maltreating Africans in the interest of a higher, Western ideal, the film satirically describes a future vision for Africa. WORLDbytes is delighted to host this provocative short.

Recommended links:

  • Bold Futures’ latest project website
  • Keeping Africa Small website
  • I’m a subsistence farmer, get me out of here! website

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Carol said:

Yeah right! I wonder how many people thought this was anything other than a piss take.
A very well made short film that goes hand in hand with WORLDwrite’s Keeping Africa Small.

Dominic said:

Very though-provoking and useful for challenging people’s stereotypes of Africa and raising debate on development.