Everywhere in the world we find young people who dedicate their life to their religion. They do this by choosing to live by strict religious rules, or by choosing a career as a clergyman. The correspondents of Metropolis made portraits about religious young people all around the world.
People sing and dance in the ceremonies of the young Zambian reverend Steady Devine, a reverend who doesn’t hide the fact that church is a good place to meet a nice woman. The young Kaleb Martin from Ethiopia is a religious Rasta: he is a descendant of a Jamaican family that moved to Ethiopia, which is the Promised Land for Rastafaris. In Burkina Faso we meet up with Hamidou, he doesn’t live with his parents, but studies at a Talibé, a strict Quranschool, where he lives and learns.
The Moroccan Meryem is a young Morchiba, a teacher of the Islam, and she tells correspondent Selma why she devotes her life to her religion, and what she thinks about other women, the Islam and other religions. Twenty-three-year old Vasif from Azerbeidzjan has recently decided to live his life conform to the strict rules of the Islam: he used to entertain himself with alcohol and women, but now he wants to live a pure life.