Botswana: Vision Tracks to be Aired On Sabc-2

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Director and producer of the documentary Vision Tracks, Kagiso Booysen flew to South Africa lasst week to promote the film on SABC-2 today. Launched in June by Environment, Wildlife and Tourism Minister Kitso Mokaila, the documentary was filmed in Makgadikgadi Salt Pan, covering tourism, culture and religion. Booysen said the film is about a man from Nata who while travelling sees an angel. He then meets a pastor with a similar vision and the man is converted into the Seventh Day Adventist Church (SDA).

The film also shows bird life, the lodges, the beauty of tourism and the lifestyle of the people who live in those areas. Booysen said the documentary "brings a new perspective" to promoting the people, lifestyle, and tourism. She said it had taken three years to produce it, and they had to wait for different seasons. She said they spent well over P300,000 and received donations from several private companies towards the project.

Booysen said the documentary is a product of a five-person crew and was done in conjunction with Tri Flex Solutions. Booysen told Mmegi in Gaborone yesterday that she had managed to secure an appointment with South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC-2) and Motsweding FM for today (Thursday) in an effort to promote her film.

(Mmegi/The Reporter (Gaborone), 25 October 2007)