#21Icons

The 21 Icons aims to capture through photography, film and written narrative, stories of courage, heart and determination of the people who have shaped the world we live in. www.21icons.com
13 Pins255 Followers
Filmmaker Adrian Steirn explores renowned world music icon Johnny Clegg's dual passion for music and anthropology. Clegg, whose career spans more than 30 years, has a huge and loyal following both in South Africa and abroad. He speaks about the importance of cultural diversity, and the unity that music brings.

Filmmaker Adrian Steirn explores renowned world music icon Johnny Clegg's dual passion for music and anthropology. Clegg, whose career spans more than 30 yea.

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu talks to filmmaker Adrian Steirn about why he believes in the basic goodness of people despite so much evidence to the contrary in the world, his inspiration for having led the selfless life he has, and his view on his legacy as South Africa's moral conscience. And he interacts rather roughly with a namesake on stage!

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu talks to filmmaker Adrian Steirn about why he believes in the basic goodness of people despite so much evidence to the contr.

Photographer and filmmaker Adrian Steirn provides an intimate look at the incredible philosophy of artist Helen Sebidi who, under difficult circumstances, has dedicated her life to creating art and through her works has given us a better understanding of who we are and where we fit in the world.

Photographer and filmmaker Adrian Steirn provides an intimate look at the incredible philosophy of artist Helen Sebidi who, under difficult circumstances, ha.

Filmmaker and photographer Adrian Steirn pays homage to South Africa's celebrated and Nobel prize-winning author Nadine Gordimer. He shoots an "Alice in Wonderland" portrait of her as she reveals the profound love of books and writing that has focused her entire life.

As part of his series 21 ICONS South Africa filmmaker and photographer Adrian Steirn pays homage to Nobel prize-winning author Nadine Gordimer

Filmmaker and photographer, Adrian Steirn, in conversation with former political prisoner Ahmed Kathrada who spent 18 of his 30 years as a political prisoner on Robben Island with, among others, Nelson Mandela and Walter Sisulu. The interview reveals how this extraordinary and modest man was able to maintain his dignity and freedom of mind while he was denied all other liberty.

Filmmaker and photographer, Adrian Steirn, in conversation with former political prisoner Ahmed Kathrada who spent 18 of his 30 years as a political prisoner.

FW de Klerk remembers the day in parliament he put South Africa on a new course and reveals what gave him the courage to do so. Shot at his home and with footage from his portrait photo shoot with Adrian Steirn in the Franschhoek Pass in the Western Cape, it portrays a side of De Klerk not seen before.

FW de Klerk remembers the day in parliament he put South Africa on a new course and reveals what gave him the courage to do so. Shot at his home and with foo.

Sophia Williams De Bruyn reminisces with Adrian Steirn about the great women's march to the Union Buildings in 1956 and recounts the dignity, bravery and courage of these women who changed the course of South African history.

21 Icons : Sophia Williams De Bruyn : Short Film by Adrian Steim

Adrian Steirn spends time with healer extraordinaire Lillian Cingo, an internationally renowned neurosurgical nurse specialist, at the children's NGO Noah's Ark in Kliptown, Soweto. She tells him about her lifelong passion for securing the health and wellbeing of people, especially the poverty-stricken and often forgotten inhabitants of deep rural areas.

Adrian Steirn spends time with healer extraordinaire Lillian Cingo, an internationally renowned neurosurgical nurse specialist, at the children's NGO Noah's .

Kumi Naidoo discusses with filmmaker Adrian Steirn his belief that questioning the status quo is the fundamental expression of democracy, how his mother's influence shaped him into the person he is today, and why he has confidence in his choice of causes he supports.

Kumi Naidoo discusses with filmmaker Adrian Steirn his belief that questioning the status quo is the fundamental expression of democracy, how his mother's in.

Filmmaker and photographer Adrian Steirn explores the remarkable journey and wisdom of advocate George Bizos, a staunch defender of human rights whose work in law has left an indelible mark on South Africa.

Filmmaker and photographer Adrian Steirn explores the remarkable journey and wisdom of advocate George Bizos, a staunch defender of human rights whose work in law has left an indelible mark on South Africa.


More ideas
Pinterest
Search