Memories of Rain -

Views from the Underground
Szenen aus dem Untergrund
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Gisela Albrecht

1941 Born in Stettin.
1961 - 1967

Studied Literature, Philosophy and Theology in Berlin.

1967 - 1970 Participation in an emergency aid project in Biafra.
since 1971 Theatre work in Berlin, Bonn and Wiesbaden.
since 1976

Worked as a journalist for radio and newspapers, with emphasis on South Africa. During this time published several books and studies on South Africa.

since 1994 Work on "Memories of Rain".

Angela Mai

1938 Born and grew up in South Africa.
1957 - 1960

studied Theatre in London, before moving to Germany, marrying and having three children.

1967 - 1974

In Kenya. Built up an income-earning self-help project in the slums around Nairobi.

1974 - 1990 She returned to Germany and worked for the Anti-Apartheid-Movement and visited South Africa regularly.

Worked for altogether a year with the Rev. Beyers Naude in Johannesburg.

since 1994 Work on "Memories of Rain".