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Al Jazeera English - Witness: The Silver Fez

Al Jazeera English - Witness: The Silver Fez

In this Al Jazeera English Witness special, a David and Goliath battle between Kaatjie Davids and Hadji Bucks gets personal when the two Cape Town singers compete for the coveted Silver Fez trophy.
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Al Jazeera English - Witness: The Silver Fez
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In the poverty-ridden Cape flats slum area just outside of Cape Town, 50 Malay choirs are practicing for battle in the annual Silver Fez singing competition.

Turning aside from the drugs and crime so rampant in the area, the members of each choir must combine military-like discipline with harmonic song in order to stand a chance of winning the coveted Silver Fez.

 

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Rageh Omaar presents Witness, a half-hour daily documentary series which features short, specially commissioned or acquired films gathered from independent filmmakers.
 
Each documentary reveals the unknown lives of ordinary people, following their lives, telling their stories and portraying the challenges that confront them. Our witnesses are people in a situation or those who have observed them first hand.
 
The films cover conflict, belief, the past and the future and as well as bringing new stories to light they showcase the talents of a new breed of multi-skilled, frontline journalist. In the studio, Rageh will further explore the issues raised in the films, with expert guests on the subject matter and the filmmakers themselves.

 

 

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