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Arts Express: Anti-Apartheid Poetry, Mandela, And Whatever Happened To Detroit?

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Black Butterflies: Director Paula van der Oest phones in from Holland to shed light on her dark biopic Black Butterflies, about the tragic life of the late Afrikaner anti-apartheid white South African poet, Ingrid Jonker. Nelson Mandela reads her poetry.

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Deforce: Whatever Happened To Detroit? Young African American director Daniel Falconer goes old school for this documentary that delves into the political oppression and destruction of his once thriving city of Detroit.

The 28 year old filmmaker touches on the ravages of the Rust Belt; the drug wars; the Motown renaissance; and the not unrelated Northern Ireland uprisings and US invasion of Iraq. In addressing the question, what in the world happened to Detroit.

Stay tuned for continuing features of Arts Express: Expression In The Arts. Airing On WBAI Radio's Pacifica Network and Affiliate Stations, including WPRR: Public Reality Radio. And if you'd like to Express yourself too, you can write to: ArtsExpressradio@gmail.com

Prairie Miller is a NY multimedia journalist online, in print and on radio, and on WBAI/Pacifica National Radio Network's Arts Express. Read more reviews by Prairie Miller. Contact Prairie through NewsBlaze. Read more stories by Prairie Miller.

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