Music by Prudence

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32m | Documentary


Zimbabwean singer songwriter Prudence Mabhena, age twenty-one, was born severely disabled into a society where disabilities carry the taint of witchcraft; she is more likely to spend her life hidden away in a tiny hut than on a stage in the center of a city. Her story is the story of many of the disabled kids of Africa, a story of abandonment and abuse. But Prudence and her seven young band members, all disabled, have managed to overcome stereotypes and inspire the same people that once saw them as a curse.

Director: Roger Ross Williams
Studio: Home Box Office
Producer(s): Roger Ross Williams
Official Site: http://www.musicbyprudence.com/

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