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JAKES GERWEL CONVERSATIONS

Afrika of Europa – Soek wittes anders na identiteit

With: Azille Coetzee
Chair: Mercy Kannemeyer
Language: Afr
Venue: Tent-aktief
Date and time: 29 April 10:00
Duration: 60 min
Price: Free

Azille Coetzee’s In my vel gives an account of her decision to become a Dutch citizen after studying and meeting her life partner in the Netherlands. Where does a migrant really feel at home? Which place of origin does one embrace more closely – Africa or Europe? Azille sheds light on the nuances and challenges of shared identity.

Afrika of Europa – Soek wittes anders na identiteit

With: Azille Coetzee
Chair: Mercy Kannemeyer
Language: Afr
Venue: Tent-aktief
Date and time: 29 April 10:00
Duration: 60 min
Price: Free

Azille Coetzee’s In my vel gives an account of her decision to become a Dutch citizen after studying and meeting her life partner in the Netherlands. Where does a migrant really feel at home? Which place of origin does one embrace more closely – Africa or Europe? Azille sheds light on the nuances and challenges of shared identity.

Afrikaans se komvandaan – aan wie behoort die taal?

Presented by the Afrikaanse Taalraad and the Afrikaanse Taalmuseum en -monument
With: Willa Boezak, Anzil Kulsen, Marius Swart en imam Hashim Sali
Chair: Jean Oosthuizen
Language: Afr
Venue: Tent-aktief
Date and Time: 27 April 11:30
Duration: 60 min
Price: Gratis

When and how did Afrikaans come into being? Who owns the language? What impact did the Dutch have on the taal? And where do we stand with regards to variants like Khoi and Kaapse Afrikaans? Jean Oosthuizen discusses these issues with experts. A colourful exhibition, Afrikaans aan die praat, is also on display.

Afrikaans se komvandaan – aan wie behoort die taal?

Aangebied deur die Afrikaanse Taalraad en die Afrikaanse Taalmuseum en -monument

Presented by the Afrikaanse Taalraad and the Afrikaanse Taalmuseum en -monument
With: Willa Boezak, Anzil Kulsen, Marius Swart en imam Hashim Sali
Chair: Jean Oosthuizen
Language: Afr
Venue: Tent-aktief
Date and Time: 27 April 11:30
Duration: 60 min
Price: Gratis

When and how did Afrikaans come into being? Who owns the language? What impact did the Dutch have on the taal? And where do we stand with regards to variants like Khoi and Kaapse Afrikaans? Jean Oosthuizen discusses these issues with experts. A colourful exhibition, Afrikaans aan die praat, is also on display.

Agter die skerms: KaapKreools 

With: David Kramer and Camillo Lombard
Venue: Tent-aktief
Date and Time: 27 April 11:30
Duration: 60 min
Price: Free

David Kramer’s KaapKreools makes its debut at this year’s festival. In this discussion Kramer and fellow-musicians reflect on the unique community that was established over centuries in the Cape. They will discuss the variety of influences our forefathers brought along from different continents, how it enriched our linguistic and music heritage, and how this inspired Kramer’s production.

Agter die skerms: KaapKreools

With: David Kramer and Camillo Lombard
Venue: Tent-aktief
Date and Time: 27 April 11:30
Duration: 60 min
Price: Free

David Kramer’s KaapKreools makes its debut at this year’s festival. In this discussion Kramer and fellow-musicians reflect on the unique community that was established over centuries in the Cape. They will discuss the variety of influences our forefathers brought along from different continents, how it enriched our linguistic and music heritage, and how this inspired Kramer’s production. 

Die Afrikaans van die Kaapse Moslem

By Achmat Davids
In collaboration with the SBA
With: Hein Willemse, Fatima Allie and Sandra Prinsloo
Chair: Johan van Lill
Language: Afr
Venue: Tent-aktief
Date and time: 30 April 13:00
Duration: 60 min
Price: Free

In 2011 Achmat Davids’ Afrikaans of the Cape Muslims from 1815 to 1915, was published posthumously. Hein Willemse has reworked the book, which traces the roots of Afrikaans within the Muslim community, into a concise version that will appeal to non-academic readers.

Die Afrikaans van die Kaapse Moslem

By Achmat Davids
In collaboration with the SBA
With: Hein Willemse, Fatima Allie and Sandra Prinsloo
Chair: Johan van Lill
Language: Afr
Venue: Tent-aktief
Date and time: 30 April 13:00
Duration: 60 min
Price: Free

In 2011 Achmat Davids’ Afrikaans of the Cape Muslims from 1815 to 1915, was published posthumously. Hein Willemse has reworked the book, which traces the roots of Afrikaans within the Muslim community, into a concise version that will appeal to non-academic readers.

Die Afrikaans prosaboek

With: Rachelle Greeff, Steward van Wyk, Brian Fredericks and Chase Rhys
Chair: Nèlleke de Jager
Language: Afr
Venue: Tent-aktief
Date and time: 29 April 11:30
Duration: 60 min
Price: Free

Jan Rabie, who in the late 50’s transformed the literary landscape with his absurd, philosophical prose, is the inspiration behind Die nuwe Afrikaanse prosaboek. This collection offers a fresh perspective on the short story genre in Afrikaans. Classic stories by established authors, as well as new narratives by younger voices, are included. The panel will discuss echoes, traces and contradictions in the writing that followed on Rabie’s.

Die Afrikaans prosaboek

With: Rachelle Greeff, Steward van Wyk, Brian Fredericks and Chase Rhys
Chair: Nèlleke de Jager
Language: Afr
Venue: Tent-aktief
Date and time: 29 April 11:30
Duration: 60 min
Price: Free

Jan Rabie, who in the late 50’s transformed the literary landscape with his absurd, philosophical prose, is the inspiration behind Die nuwe Afrikaanse prosaboek. This collection offers a fresh perspective on the short story genre in Afrikaans. Classic stories by established authors, as well as new narratives by younger voices, are included. The panel will discuss echoes, traces and contradictions in the writing that followed on Rabie’s.

Die biblioteek aan die einde van die wêreld

With: Etienne van Heerden
Chair: Etienne Bloemhof
Language: Afr
Venue: Tent-aktief
Date and time: 28 April 11:30
Duration: 60 min
Price: Free

One of South Africa’s greatest authors joins us to talk about his new novel. In Die biblioteek aan die einde van die wêreld attorney Ian Brand’s life turns into a nightmare after he had sent a thoughtless tweet into cyberspace. And as Etienne van Heerden fans can expect, an ensemble of unique characters is portrayed: student activist Thuli Khumalo; Snaar Windvogel, under the knive of an enigmatic plastic surgeon; as well as a cross-bow killer who has Cape Town on the edge. The master storyteller will be in conversation with his publisher of many years.

Die biblioteek aan die einde van die wêreld

With: Etienne van Heerden
Chair: Etienne Bloemhof
Language: Afr
Venue: Tent-aktief
Date and time: 28 April 11:30
Duration: 60 min
Price: Free

One of South Africa’s greatest authors joins us to talk about his new novel. In Die biblioteek aan die einde van die wêreld attorney Ian Brand’s life turns into a nightmare after he had sent a thoughtless tweet into cyberspace. And as Etienne van Heerden fans can expect, an ensemble of unique characters is portrayed: student activist Thuli Khumalo; Snaar Windvogel, under the knive of an enigmatic plastic surgeon; as well as a cross-bow killer who has Cape Town on the edge. The master storyteller will be in conversation with his publisher of many years.

Die Griekwa is nog

(The translated adaptation of Forgotten but not Buried by Aäron Messelaar, Administrative Head of the Griqua Royal Household and deputy secretary-general of the Congress of South African Traditional Healers.)

Presented in collaboration with the SBA

Met Hendrik Theys, Aäron Messelaar en Sandra Prinsloo
Gespreksleier: Johan van Lill
Taal: Afr
Venue: Tent-aktief
Datum en tyd: 27 April 10:00
Tydsduur: 60 min
Prys: Gratis

As with the Griqua people’s traditions and rituals, the Griqua mother tongue Gri has endured incredible adversity throughout the centuries, from a nomadic existence and forced removals, to genocide. This conversation covers the fascinating history of the Griqua people and the legacy of Adam Kok and his offspring. Participants will explore the huge influence this group had on South African history and Afrikaans

Die Griekwa is nog

(The translated adaptation of Forgotten but not Buried by Aäron Messelaar, Administrative Head of the Griqua Royal Household and deputy secretary-general of the Congress of South African Traditional Healers.)

Presented in collaboration with the SBA

Met Hendrik Theys, Aäron Messelaar en Sandra Prinsloo
Gespreksleier: Johan van Lill
Taal: Afr
Venue: Tent-aktief
Datum en tyd: 27 April 10:00
Tydsduur: 60 min
Prys: Gratis

As with the Griqua people’s traditions and rituals, the Griqua mother tongue Gri has endured incredible adversity throughout the centuries, from a nomadic existence and forced removals, to genocide. This conversation covers the fascinating history of the Griqua people and the legacy of Adam Kok and his offspring. Participants will explore the huge influence this group had on South African history and Afrikaans

Die onbesonge helde van landbou

With: Ivor Price and Kobus Louwrens
Language: Afr
Venue: Tent-aktief
Date and time: 28 April 13:00
Duration: 60 min
Price: Free

The land issue remains a political bone of contention that is debated fiercely. For the Love of the Land by Ivor Price and Kobus Louwrens focuses on South Africa’s unsung agricultural heroes. The authors will share the human stories of a diverse group of farmers who give their all to promote nation building and social cohesion.

Die onbesonge helde van landbou

With: Ivor Price and Kobus Louwrens
Language: Afr
Venue: Tent-aktief
Date and time: 28 April 13:00
Duration: 60 min
Price: Free

The land issue remains a political bone of contention that is debated fiercely. For the Love of the Land by Ivor Price and Kobus Louwrens focuses on South Africa’s unsung agricultural heroes. The authors will share the human stories of a diverse group of farmers who give their all to promote nation building and social cohesion.

Gaan SA oukei wees?

With: Jan-Jan Joubert
Chair: Heindrich Wyngaard
Language: Afr
Venue: Tent-aktief
Date and time: 1 May 11:30
Duration: 60 min
Price: Free

In South Africa, they say, the best is sure to happen, and the worst never really comes around. But how can we be sure that our society will not tumble over the edge? Citizens who love the country and hate corruption, were relieved when Jacob Zuma was removed. However, with Cyril Ramaphosa in charge things still look dicey. Jan-Jan Joubert enlightens us about these pressing issues.

Gaan SA oukei wees?

With: Jan-Jan Joubert
Chair: Heindrich Wyngaard
Language: Afr
Venue: Tent-aktief
Date and time: 1 May 11:30
Duration: 60 min
Price: Free

In South Africa, they say, the best is sure to happen, and the worst never really comes around. But how can we be sure that our society will not tumble over the edge? Citizens who love the country and hate corruption, were relieved when Jacob Zuma was removed. However, with Cyril Ramaphosa in charge things still look dicey. Jan-Jan Joubert enlightens us about these pressing issues.

Geslagsgeweld: Hoe maak jy ‘n man groot?

With: Megan de Beyer and Laurie Gaum
Chair: Ivor Price
Language: Eng
Venue: Tent-aktief
Date and time: 28 April 10:00
Duration: 60 min
Price: Free

Gender-based violence is out of control in South Africa. How can we destroy the toxic masculinity that lies at the root of this epidemic? The panel will propose solutions on how we should raise our boys to ensure they become responsible citizens who respect women.

Geslagsgeweld: Hoe maak jy ‘n man groot?

With: Megan de Beyer and Laurie Gaum
Chair: Ivor Price
Language: Eng
Venue: Tent-aktief
Date and time: 28 April 10:00
Duration: 60 min
Price: Free

Gender-based violence is out of control in South Africa. How can we destroy the toxic masculinity that lies at the root of this epidemic? The panel will propose solutions on how we should raise our boys to ensure they become responsible citizens who respect women.

Hoe ervaar queer mense dit om hier te bly

With: Kim Windvogel and Kelly-Eve Koopman
Language: Afr
Venue: Tent-aktief
Date and time: 30 April 10:00
Duration: 60 min
Price: Free

South Africa was the first African state to acknowledge citizens’ right to identify freely as queer. Despite this new freedom of sexual and gender identity and expression, queer people are still targeted in terms of violence and discrimination. They Called Me Queer, compiled by Kim Windvogel and Kelly-Eve Koopman, explores these burning issues.

Hoe ervaar queer mense dit om hier te bly

With: Kim Windvogel and Kelly-Eve Koopman
Language: Afr
Venue: Tent-aktief
Date and time: 30 April 10:00
Duration: 60 min
Price: Free

South Africa was the first African state to acknowledge citizens’ right to identify freely as queer. Despite this new freedom of sexual and gender identity and expression, queer people are still targeted in terms of violence and discrimination. They Called Me Queer, compiled by Kim Windvogel and Kelly-Eve Koopman, explores these burning issues.

Ondergrondse stemme: Hoe het Apartheid gewone mense in vegters en spioene verander?


With: Jonathan Ancer, Shirley Gunn and Shanil Haricharan
Language: Eng
Venue: Tent-aktief
Date and time: 1 May 10:00
Duration: 60 min
Price: Free

Voices from the Underground gives an account of what happened to brave, ordinary people who took up arms against apartheid. Betrayal – The secret lives of apartheid spies tells how the spies who led double lives during the struggle, betrayed those closest to them. The ANC Spy Bible – My alliance across enemy lines offers a riveting portrayal of the spy-underworld during the turbulent eighties. Gripping stories not to be missed.

Ondergrondse stemme: Hoe het Apartheid gewone mense in vegters en spioene verander?

With: Jonathan Ancer, Shirley Gunn and Shanil Haricharan
Language: Eng
Venue: Tent-aktief
Date and time: 1 May 10:00
Duration: 60 min
Price: Free

Voices from the Underground gives an account of what happened to brave, ordinary people who took up arms against apartheid. Betrayal – The secret lives of apartheid spies tells how the spies who led double lives during the struggle, betrayed those closest to them. The ANC Spy Bible – My alliance across enemy lines offers a riveting portrayal of the spy-underworld during the turbulent eighties. Gripping stories not to be missed.

Suidooster-kombuis

With: Errieda du Toit and Suidooster-actors
Language: Afr
Venue: Tent-aktief
Date and time: 2 May 10:00
Duration: 60 min
Price: Free

Suidooster fans will shriek with joy when they hear that their beloved soapie families’ favourite recipes are now available in book form. Mrs J, Mymoena and Stefan are first in line with festive recipes that unite people across lines of culture, tradition and nostalgia. ‘We cook straight from the heart and our main ingredients are love and joy,’ the beloved cooks declare.

Suidooster-kombuis

With: Errieda du Toit and Suidooster-actors
Language: Afr
Venue: Tent-aktief
Date and time: 2 May 10:00
Duration: 60 min
Price: Free

Suidooster fans will shriek with joy when they hear that their beloved soapie families’ favourite recipes are now available in book form. Mrs J, Mymoena and Stefan are first in line with festive recipes that unite people across lines of culture, tradition and nostalgia. ‘We cook straight from the heart and our main ingredients are love and joy,’ the beloved cooks declare.

Van boek tot silwerdoek

Met Brett Michael Innes (Fiela se Kind), René van Rooyen (Toorbos), Helena Springs (Poppie)
Gespreksleier: Etienne Bloemhof
Taal: Afr
Venue: Tent-aktief
Datum en tyd: 30 April 11:30
Tydsduur: 60 min
Prys: Gratis

Elsa Joubert’s Die swerfjare van Poppie Nongena took South Africa by storm upon its publication in 1978. The celebrated Dalene Matthee’s hugely popular forest-books still have generations of readers streaming to bookshops. Recently, Poppie, Toorbos and Fiela se kind (for a second time) were adapted for the big screen. Hear what the people behind the cinematic success of these books have to say.

Van boek tot silwerdoek

Met Brett Michael Innes (Fiela se Kind), René van Rooyen (Toorbos), Helena Springs (Poppie)
Gespreksleier: Etienne Bloemhof
Taal: Afr
Venue: Tent-aktief
Datum en tyd: 30 April 11:30
Tydsduur: 60 min
Prys: Gratis

Elsa Joubert’s Die swerfjare van Poppie Nongena took South Africa by storm upon its publication in 1978. The celebrated Dalene Matthee’s hugely popular forest-books still have generations of readers streaming to bookshops. Recently, Poppie, Toorbos and Fiela se kind (for a second time) were adapted for the big screen. Hear what the people behind the cinematic success of these books have to say.