Provisional Programme Saturday


Time 9H30 – 10H30

Event Type Events & participants Venue
Workshop Silk-Screening T.Shirts: with Colin Groenwald (Joburg Art Gallery) Workers Museum: 1
Workshop Parent-Child Poetry Workshop (with Tales for Change) Workers Museum: 2
Workshop Creativity workshop with Joan Rankin (Award-winning Children’s Book illustrator) MA 1 Boardroom
Workshop Philosophy for Teens: Theresa Giorgza (Wits) MA: 2
Workshop Photography Workshop Miscellaneous
Workshop Poetry Writing with Rebel Poet Matthews & Diana Ferrus (tbc) MFS Tent 2
Workshop Journalism – writing for newspapers with Magnus Gustafson (Sweden) MFS  Tent 1
Workshop Poetry with retail worker: Emil Boss (Sweden) MA Auditorium

Time 10H00

Event Type Event  & Participants Venue
Conversation Reading SAs Classics with Book Club members – Fools & other stories by Njabulo Ndebele Workers Museum: 2
Conversation Reading SAs Classics with Book Club members – Mine Boy by Peter Abrahams Workers Museum: 2
Seminar Discussion Trade Unions & worker education in SA Today – Ditsela (tbc) MA 2 Arena
Conversation Conversation with Lindsey Collen: writing working people MA: 2
Conversation Reading SA Classics with Book Club members: Emma Mashinini’s Strikes have followed me with Ntokozo Mbhele (Numsa) MFS Tent 2
Conversation Reading SA Classics with Book Club members:  Down Second Avenue by Eskia Mphalele MFS Tent 2
Panel Discussion Communities & Healthcare: SA, Zimbabwe (Itai Rusike, Community Working Group), Sierra Leone (Joseph Ansumana, Network Movement for Justice & Development), and Kenya (Peninah Nafula, Kamukunj Paralegal Trust [Host: Medico International] MF.  Reception Tent
Conversation – Reading SA Classics with Book Club members (tbc) MA Auditorium
Conversation Reading SA Classics with Book Club members (tbc) MF Exhibition Tent

Time 11H00 

Event Type  Event  & Participants Venue
Workshop Habits for Financial Benefits Workers Museum: 1
Book Launch Reclaiming an African Heritage in everyday life – Dr. Pheko MA: 2
Reading & SPORT 11.00 – 2.00  Learn and Play – Soccer and HOCKEY with InTouch Mervyn Mooi
Panel Discussion The Making the SA Working Class: Luli Callinicos (Gold & Workers), Isabel Hofmeyer (Indian Ocean Diaspora). MFS Tent 2
Theatre Hilbrow Schools Drama MA Auditorium
Conversation Conversation with Jolyn Phillips – The Fisherman/Tjieng Tjang Tcherries MFS Tent 1
Poetry Workshop Poetry Workshop with Athena Farrokhzad (Sweden) MFS Reception Tent

Time 12H00 – 12H50

Event Type Event  & Participants Venue
Walkabout & Bus Tour (limited spaces – Registration Compulsory)

 

Worker Struggles in Newtown & Fordsburg: 1922, 1946 – With Eric Etzin (COJ: Musuems) Meet at Workers Museum Entrance

*Register with JBF INFO – compulsory

Street Theatre Theatre on the Square: It’s too late by Gibson Kente – JBF Inner City Youth. Director, Searatoa van Driel. MFS – opposite (Reception Tent)
Discussion Discussion based on book, Political Islam: Islamic State and Muslim Social Movements by AMEC MF Tent 2
Book Launch THE JOURNEY OF LIFE: short stories with Farayi Matondo & Oscar Banda MFS Reception Tent
Roundtable Discussion Beyond Policies: Feminising organisations & struggles with

Ruth Ntlokotse (Numsa)

MFS Reception Tent
Book Launch Spoken Word Trilogy with Brian Unnaki MF Exhibition Tent
Panel Discussion Writing & Publishing Worker Literature: Experiences from  Sweden (EB or JW or MG) & SA (Jolyn Phillips and Ari Sitas) MFS Exhibition Tent

Time 13H00

Event Type Event  & Participants Venue
Panel Discussion #Totalshutdown: & the emancipating of women & gender noncomforming people

(participants tbc)

Workers Museum 1
Workshop ILLUSTRATION WORKSHOP: CHILDREN – EVERART Museum Africa Boardroom
Conversation The Ancient River by Jacklyn Cock (Wits) in Conversation with Samson Mokoena, (Vaal Environmental Justice Alliance) Workers Museum: 1
Workshop Film Miscellaneous
Music Jazz and various MFS Tent 2
Book Launch Batjha Kaofela 3: Meet JBF Young School Authors MFS Tent 1
Live Poetry Performance 1.15 – 2.00 Poetry Performances from Sweden: Athena Farrokhzad, Jenny Wrangborg, Emil Boss and Magnus Gustafson MF.  Reception Tent
Performance Hillbrow Schools Drama Festival MA Auditorium
Book Launch Courage Wins by  Hertha Nekwaya by Donate A Poem MF Exhibition Tent

Time 14H00

Event Type Event  & Participants Venue
Conversation The Ancient River Jacklyn Cock in Coverstation with Samson Mokoena, VEJA Workers Museum:1
Seminar Culture and organising: Ari Sitas and Nise Malange Workers Museum: 1
Panel Discussion The National Health Insurance (NHI) and Working People tbc Workers Museum: 2
FILM Film – Under the Forest, MPW, With Stiaan van der Merwe MarketPhoto Workshop Aud, 3rd Floor
Seminar Discussion Overview: SA Literature and Worker Literature (JBF theme) Bheki Peterson (Wits) MFS Tent 1
Seminar Discussion Political Islam: with AMEC MF.  Reception Tent
Performance Hillbrow Schools Drama

Festival

MA Auditorium
Book Launch Her Story: Daughters of Modjadji with Khaloza Books MF Exhibition Tent

Time 15H00

Event Type Event  & Participants Venue
Seminar Discussion Mahtma Gandhi’s Reading Theories with Isabel Hofmeyer (Wits) Workers Museum: 1
Book Launch & Conversation BC Reader (Jacana) with Janet Smith, Paballo Thekiso, Rabbie Serumula & Masego Panyane MFS Tent 1
Panel Discussion Funding & Activism/ resources for movements: Abu Brima (Network for Social Justice, Sierra Leone), Moussa Tchangari (Assoc. Alternative Espaces Citoyens, Niger) and Khanya College (tbc) MF.  Reception Tent
Panel Discussion Poverty, universal income grant – Pali Lehohla, Isabel Frye and Black Sash MF opp food court Discussion 2
Panel Discussion Culture and organising: Ari Sitas, Nise Malange & Maishe Maponya (Moderator) MF Discussion 1
Panel Discussion Corruption, Funding & Activism/resources for movements: Medico/Khanya MF. Reception Tent
Panel Discussion Right2Know’s Report: Surveillance in SA (tbc) Children’s Tent

Time 16H00

Event Type Event  & Participants Venue
Tribute to JBF Patron, Keorapetse Kgositsile Poetry Competition #Pass on the Word – JBF’s Poetry from Below

Competition Prizes include publishing your work.

MFS Tent 2
Roundtable Discussion Future of Worker Literature in SA? Bheki Peterson, Ali Hlongwane & Wally Serote (tbc) MF.  Reception Tent

Time 17H00

Event Type Event  & Participants Venue
Workshop Jazz MF opp food court Discussion 2
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