South Africa – a land of extreme contrasts. With untold riches, abundant natural resources, breathtaking nature and a vibrant culture. Yet it is also the land that gave the world "apartheid." Although the cruelty of this system will never be forgotten, South Africa has transformed itself into a liberal "rainbow nation" with equal citizens of all colors. This film shows how South Africa – the host of the first Football World Cup on African soil – came to be the beacon of hope that it is today.