59. Travel Through Music: Mpumi's Perspective on Joseph Shabalala's Global Legacy
The fifth edition of the Joburg Film Festival runs from the 31st January to the 5th of February 2023, the Joburg Film Festival will not only screen 60 curated films, features, documentaries, classics and shorts but will also include a varied range of audience and industry initiatives.
In this episode, I interview Mpumi Supa Mbele, the Director of Music is My Life, which tells the story of Joseph Shabalala.
Mpumi and I discuss the travel through music, the life and legacy of Joseph Shabalala, the rise of documentaries in the music industry, Ladysmith Black Mambazo's global appeal, the export of South African culture abroad, and the experience of documenting the voices and perspectives of those who were touched by his music
Please share your feedback on the episode with me on social media @MsLeloB /@chicatravelpodcast and for more information on the Joburg Film Festival please visit https://joburgfilmfestival.co.za