Journeys with Joanne Joseph
Episodes in this series - Page 2
Stain on the cloth: William Segodisho’s sex abuse allegations against the Catholic Church10 October 2018 | 33 Minute Listen
William Segodisho has officially come out, claiming rape at the hands of a Catholic priest in Johannesburg in the 1980s. Joanne Joseph unravels William’s memories of that time and explores his anger at the events, he says, have ruined his life. Please note: the following podcast contains sexually explicit content, which may be triggering.
Learning tolerance among races and culture through theatre.03 October 2018 | 10 Minute Listen
Joanne speaks to award-winning stage performer and playwright, Matthew Ribnick whose works like THE CHILLI BOY, HOOT and MONKEY NUTS, have utilised live theatre to bridge the race, gender and class divide, using humour, following former Hot 91-point9 DJ, Sasha Martinengo calling Malema a monkey on air yesterday.
Khaled Hosseini breaks the mould with new offering: Sea Prayer20 September 2018 | 16 Minute Listen
Khaled Hosseini, renowned author of The Kite Runner, A Thousand Splendid Suns and the novel, And the Mountains Echoed speaks to Joanne Joseph from San Jose, in California about the release of his new book, Sea Prayer. Sea Prayer takes the format of exactly that - a prayer, as the family sets out on a perilous migration. It isn't quite what you'd expect if you have grown accustomed to the sweeping, epic long-format novels this talented writer has produced in the past. By contrast, his latest offering, Sea Prayer, is more like a delicate hors-d'oeuvre, which must be consumed slowly and savoured religiously line-by-line, lest you devour it too quickly.
Stolen Innocence “The Tale”05 September 2018 | 21 Minute Listen
Joanne Joseph sat down with filmmaker Jennifer Fox for an intimate one on one interview her latest production. "The Tale" is a film about her repressed memories of her childhood sexual abuse. In the production Jennifer documents how her tennis coaches sexually groomed her, but only realized that it happened to her when she was older.
The Valleys that raised Mandela05 September 2018 | 13 Minute Listen
Joanne catches up with photographer Bonile Bam ahed of his photographic exhibition Mandela’s Roots (Revisisted). The exhibition traces Nelson Mandela's childhood journeys through rural towns in the Eastern Cape. It features a series of mainly black and white photographs shot on film in Mvezo, Qunu and Mqhekezweni, and documents the landscapes and physical setting in which Mandela lived as a boy.
Families of Apartheid activists killed by security police speak out28 June 2018 | 20 Minute Listen
In this episode of the Craddock Four series Joanne sits down with representatives of the Kgoathe & Simelane families whose loved ones died mysteriously while in police detention. Nicodemus Kgoathe was said to have slipped on soap and hurt himself, while the remains of Nokuthula Simelane are yet to be found.