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Title:Necktie youth
Editors:Shongwe-La Mer, Sibs
Khoza, Bonko Cosmo
Year:2015
Language:English
City:Cape Town
Publisher:Urucu Media
Geographic term:South Africa
Subjects:adolescents
elite
suicide
generations
race relations
feature films (form)
videos (form)
Link:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Zyiw6E6PE0
Abstract:On Youth Day 2013, a national public holiday in South Africa commemorating the Soweto uprising of June 16th 1976, Emily, a young white woman living with her parents in Johannesburg's affluent northern suburbs - hangs herself from a tree in the family's large, well-tended back garden. A group of adolescent friends are shocked by the live-streamed suicide. A year after the tragedy, Jabz (played by the director) and his best friend September, two disillusioned new generation Zulu youths, members of the country's black nouveau riche, rummage through the sleepy manicured neighbourhoods in search of answers, drugs, distraction and salvation. [Abstract reproduced from dvd-video]
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