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The Power Of Words Celebrated In South Africa

Interviews with the filmmakers and Tribeca Film Fellows® who made it possible.

The Power of Words: Jasmine Velez

Finding inspiration through the words of Nelson Mandela, "The truth is that we are not yet free; we have merely achieved the freedom to be free, the right not to be oppressed."

The Power of Words: Nia Ashley

A film based on the Nelson Mandela quote: "Poverty is not natural. It is man-made and it can be overcome and eradicated by the actions of human beings"

The Power of Words: Tyler Strachan

"I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying." - Nelson Mandela

The Power of Words: Frisly Soberanis

A collaboration with Ramin Bahrani, inspired by the Mandela quote: "The habit of attending to small things and of appreciating small courtesies is one of the important marks of a good person."