SYDELLE WILLOW SMITH
Sydelle Willow Smith is a storyteller and impact campaign strategist based in Cape Town, working across Africa. She is the co-founder of Africa’s first solar powered cinema network Sunshine Cinema. In 2017, Sydelle and her husband Rowan Pybus co-founded the solar powered mobile cinema non-profit network Sunshine Cinema . Sunshine Cinema celebrates the power of storytelling to inspire communities to drive social change through dialogue and action. They address youth unemployment through their Sunbox Ambassadorship program by training young people to be media facilitators equipping them with a mobile, solar cinema kit called ‘The Sunbox’. The Ambassadors mobilise their communities to spark conversation; promoting active citizenship inspired by the power of African Films.