Stories from Africa and around the World

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On today’s show, we’ll speak with the filmmaker Connie Field and anti-apartheid activist Adwoa Dunn-Mouton, about the new documentary “Have You Heard from Johannesburg,” a chronicle of the worldwide movement of ordinary people to defeat apartheid in South Africa. And Lisa Shannon talks about her decision to give up a comfortable life in Oregon to help women affected by the fighting in eastern Congo. Award-winning director Bill Forsyth looks back on his career and his films “Gregory’s Girl,” "Local Hero" and “Housekeeping.” Then Backstory is about Poland's 20-year transition out of communism. Plus, our latest Underreported examines Brazil’s use of biofuels...a mixed blessing because their ingredients are grown in areas that were once rainforest.