A celebration of a unique project that changes young people’s lives was marked at the culmination of the Winter School!

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From B-Boys to being Men

Tanswell Jansen’s From B-Boys to being Men, an inspiring documentary on young lives transformed through break dancing, was screened.

tjjTanswell Jansen started off as a B-Boy in the 80’s at the age of five, and often accompanied his older brother Emile, 2014 SA Hip Hop Award nominee, to local break-dance competitions and performances. His love of hip hop culture saw him join Heal the Hood Project after a career in financial management.

He has also studied Graphic Design and interned as a film student with internationally acclaimed filmmaker Paul Blomgren in Sweden.

On the 8th of July, Tanswell spoke about and answered questions on the making of this unique production.

Hip Hop Dancers from Heal the Hood regaled us with their jaunty moves in a show that Brought Down Da House!!

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