Metsi

Director: Blair Lynzee Doroshwalther
Country: South Africa
Year: 2003
Running Time: 10 min.
Language: English and Sesotho

Metsi is a poetic documentary on the water crisis in Orange Farm, a township in a “not-so-post-apartheid” South Africa.

About the Director

Blair Doroshwalther

Biography: Blair Doroshwalther is a documentary filmmaker and a community activist. With her debut film Metsi (2003), her ultimate goal was to create international awareness and consistent funding for Orange Farm, a South Africa community facing a water crisis. In 2004 she was nominated for the Directors Guild of America’s East Coast Female Student Award and won New York University’s Adam Balsono Award for Social Significance at the First-Run Film Festival for her documentary Metsi. Blair’s passion is to create media that incites action dedicated to achieving social justice.

(Source: AFF, Inc.)

Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
Metsi (2004).

Filmography:
Metsi (2003);
Cry Don’t Cry (2005);
The Fire this Time (2012).