2021 Jackson Wild Summit

Wild Women Media Lab Film Showcase and Q&A

Expired January 1, 2021 5:00 AM
Already unlocked? for access

Q&A with some of the Wild Women live on Wednesday, September 30.

Sponsored by HHMI Tangled Bank Studios.

Ten powerful women in conservation science and media from South Africa, Nigeria, Tanzania, Mozambique, Rwanda, Zambia and Kenya were selected for the NEWF Wild Women Media Lab. From 10th - 22nd August 2020, the cohort engaged in intensive online filmmaking workshops with industry experts and mentors from around the world to guide them through the process of producing a micro-film – a first time experience for all. Each participant was provided with a media making legacy package, allowing them to each develop, film and edit their stories in just a few days. The NEWF Wild Women Media Lab has been designed in partnership with Jackson Wild and is supported by HHMI Tangled Bank Studios, American Film Showcase, the United States Mission South Africa and National Geographic Society.

Bo Bosso: Waste Collectors Synopsis

A film about informal recycling and how it has become a source of living for many, particularly the homeless, in the capital of South Africa. The camera turns to a specific man living in the streets, following him around as he does about collecting waste, getting a glimpse into his life struggles, triumphs and how recycling has and continues to be a way of life for him.