Poo Protesters

Season 5 Episode 4

Sat, 28 Feb 2015 10:00pm

What would drive a respectable mother of four to carry a bucket full of shit on her head all the way from her shack in Barcelona to Cape Town International Airport, or the N2 or the House of Parliament and dump its contents in full public view ?  When you listen to this group of Barcelona Shit Protestors you can understand the frustration and anger behind such a radical act : the humiliation of having to poo in front of your kids, the ever present stink, the assault on their dignity…. as one woman puts it ” The only weapon we have to make Helen Zille to give us flush toilets is our shit !”

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Film Credits

Research/Camera/Editor: Thembela Dick

Sound: Monde Matyumza

Producer: Nomthandazo Mbizela

Directors: Jo Menell

Richard Mills

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