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From Trash To Treasure: Turning Negatives Into Positives

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Creative Resistance in Lesotho - Available with English, Spanish, Arabic, and French subtitles FOR SUBTITLES: ​first, click the CC button, then settings, subtitles, and select your language In Lesotho—a highland country surrounded by South Africa—an artist named Nthabiseng TeReo Mohanela takes discarded materials and transforms them into unique clothing and accessories. Teaching young people the benefits of recycling and re-creation, she calls her project “From Trash to Treasure.” With TeReo’s work as a starting point, this short film showcases a broader spirit of reimagination among artists in Lesotho, who use creativity to respond to entrenched social problems: Filmmakers show the...
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