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The Boda Boda Thieves
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directed by Donald Mugisha, fl. 2008 and James Tayler, fl. 2008; produced by James Tayler, fl. 2008, Wanjiku S. Muhoho, fl. 1980 and Donald Mugisha, fl. 2008, Augenschein Filmproduktion and Switch Films; performed by Hassan 'Spike' Insingoma, fl. 2015, Saul Mwesigwa, fl. 2015, Prossy Rukundo, fl. 2015 and Micheal Wawuyo, fl. 2015 (Princeton, NJ: Juno Films, 2015), 1 hour 22 mins,
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Even though he is only 15 years old, when his father is injured in a road accident Abel takes up the responsibility of manning the family boda boda to provide for the family. Abel however, is always on the lookout for a shortcut and when a local hustler offer’s him the chance of being a snatch and grab get-away...
directed by Donald Mugisha, fl. 2008 and James Tayler, fl. 2008; produced by James Tayler, fl. 2008, Wanjiku S. Muhoho, fl. 1980 and Donald Mugisha, fl. 2008, Augenschein Filmproduktion and Switch Films; performed by Hassan 'Spike' Insingoma, fl. 2015, Saul Mwesigwa, fl. 2015, Prossy Rukundo, fl. 2015 and Micheal Wawuyo, fl. 2015 (Princeton, NJ: Juno Films, 2015), 1 hour 22 mins,
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Searching for Sugar Man
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directed by Malik Bendjelloul, 1977-; produced by Malik Bendjelloul, 1977- and Simon Chinn, fl. 1997-2016, Red Box Films, Passion Pictures and Canfield Pictures; performed by Rodriguez, 1942-, Stephen Segerman, fl. 2012 and Dennis Coffey, 1940- (New York, NY: Sony Pictures Classics, 2012), 1 hour 26 mins,
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SEARCHING FOR SUGAR MAN tells the incredible true story of Rodriguez, the greatest ‘70s rock icon who never was. After being discovered in a Detroit bar, Rodriguez’s sound struck 2 renowned producers and they signed a recording deal. But when the album bombed, the singer disappeared into obscurity. A bootleg r...
directed by Malik Bendjelloul, 1977-; produced by Malik Bendjelloul, 1977- and Simon Chinn, fl. 1997-2016, Red Box Films, Passion Pictures and Canfield Pictures; performed by Rodriguez, 1942-, Stephen Segerman, fl. 2012 and Dennis Coffey, 1940- (New York, NY: Sony Pictures Classics, 2012), 1 hour 26 mins,
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Life, Above All
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directed by Oliver Schmitz, 1960-; produced by Oliver Stoltz, fl. 1995-2013, Dreamer Joint Venture Filmproduction, Enigma Pictures, Niama Film and Senator Film Produktion; performed by Khomotso Manyaka, fl. 2010, Keaobaka Makanyane, fl. 2010 and Harriet Lenabe, 1971- (New York, NY: Sony Pictures Classics, 2011), 1 hour 46 mins,
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Just after the death of her newly-born sister, Chanda, 12 years old, learns of a rumor that spreads like wildfire through her small, dust-ridden village near Johannesburg. It destroys her family and forces her mother to flee. Sensing that the gossip stems from prejudice and superstition, Chanda leaves home and sch...
directed by Oliver Schmitz, 1960-; produced by Oliver Stoltz, fl. 1995-2013, Dreamer Joint Venture Filmproduction, Enigma Pictures, Niama Film and Senator Film Produktion; performed by Khomotso Manyaka, fl. 2010, Keaobaka Makanyane, fl. 2010 and Harriet Lenabe, 1971- (New York, NY: Sony Pictures Classics, 2011), 1 hour 46 mins,
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Shirley Adams
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directed by Oliver Hermanus, fl. 2009-2011; designed by Maleen Nokel, fl. 2004-2013; produced by Michelle Wheatley, fl. 2004-2011 and Jeremy Nathan, fl. 1988-2011, DV8 Films, Centropolis Entertainment and London Film School; performed by Emily Child, fl. 2001-2012, Keenan Arrison, fl. 2006-2011 and Denise Newman, fl. 1982-2012 (San Francisco, CA: Global Lens, 2009), 1 hour 31 mins
In this deeply affecting portrait of ordinary courage in present-day South Africa, a single mother-Shirley Adams-struggles to care for her paraplegic teenage son, Donovan, in a depressed district on the outskirts of Cape Town. Wearied but resolute, she desperately clings to him as he withdraws from the world follo...
directed by Oliver Hermanus, fl. 2009-2011; designed by Maleen Nokel, fl. 2004-2013; produced by Michelle Wheatley, fl. 2004-2011 and Jeremy Nathan, fl. 1988-2011, DV8 Films, Centropolis Entertainment and London Film School; performed by Emily Child, fl. 2001-2012, Keenan Arrison, fl. 2006-2011 and Denise Newman, fl. 1982-2012 (San Francisco, CA: Global Lens, 2009), 1 hour 31 mins
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An American in Sophiatown
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directed by Earl Lloyd Ross, fl. 2007; produced by Michael Rogosin, fl. 2007-2015, Daniel Rogosin, fl. 1972-2015, Michael Cain, fl. 1993-2016 and David Andriole, 1964-, Rogosin Heritage; performed by Lionel Rogosin, 1924-2000, Lewis Nkosi, 1937-2010 and Myrtle Berman (Harrington Park, NJ: Milestone Films, 2006), 52 mins
An American in Sophiatown The making of Come Back, Africa. Directed by Michael Rogosin & Lloyd Ross. 64 minutes.
directed by Earl Lloyd Ross, fl. 2007; produced by Michael Rogosin, fl. 2007-2015, Daniel Rogosin, fl. 1972-2015, Michael Cain, fl. 1993-2016 and David Andriole, 1964-, Rogosin Heritage; performed by Lionel Rogosin, 1924-2000, Lewis Nkosi, 1937-2010 and Myrtle Berman (Harrington Park, NJ: Milestone Films, 2006), 52 mins
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In My Country
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directed by John Boorman, 1933-; produced by John Boorman, 1933-, Robert Chartoff, 1933-2015, Kieran Corrigan, fl. 1991-2014, Lynn Hendee, fl. 1982-2014 and Mike Medavoy, 1941-, Chartoff Productions and Film Afrika Worldwide; performed by Samuel L. Jackson, 1948-, Juliette Binoche, 1964- and Brendan Gleeson, 1955- (New York, NY: Sony Pictures Classics, 2005), 1 hour 43 mins,
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In 1996, the South African government established the Truth and Reconciliation Commission to investigate abuses of human rights under apartheid. These hearings would serve as a forum for those accused of murder and torture to be confronted by their victims and, by admitting their guilt, be granted amnesty under Ub...
directed by John Boorman, 1933-; produced by John Boorman, 1933-, Robert Chartoff, 1933-2015, Kieran Corrigan, fl. 1991-2014, Lynn Hendee, fl. 1982-2014 and Mike Medavoy, 1941-, Chartoff Productions and Film Afrika Worldwide; performed by Samuel L. Jackson, 1948-, Juliette Binoche, 1964- and Brendan Gleeson, 1955- (New York, NY: Sony Pictures Classics, 2005), 1 hour 43 mins,
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Lucky
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directed by Avie Luthra, fl. 1998-2011; designed by Carla Carter, fl. 2005; produced by Bex Hopkins, fl. 2005 and Junaid Ahmed, fl. 2005, Avie Luthra Films; performed by Joy Mwandla, fl. 2005, Martin Gumbi, fl. 2005, Siyanda Duma, fl. 2005 and Bhekani Biyela, fl. 2005 (New York, NY: Film Movement, 2005), 20 mins
Lucky is an AIDS orphan desperate to leave his rural Zulu village for the bright lights of Durban. He is full of excitement and hope but Lucky has to learn about life the hard way, not through school or education, but through an unlikely bond with a racist Indian neighbor.
directed by Avie Luthra, fl. 1998-2011; designed by Carla Carter, fl. 2005; produced by Bex Hopkins, fl. 2005 and Junaid Ahmed, fl. 2005, Avie Luthra Films; performed by Joy Mwandla, fl. 2005, Martin Gumbi, fl. 2005, Siyanda Duma, fl. 2005 and Bhekani Biyela, fl. 2005 (New York, NY: Film Movement, 2005), 20 mins
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Real Stories from a Free South Africa, Volume 1, Cinderella of the Cape Flats
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directed by Jane Kennedy, fl. 2004; produced by Penny Gaines, fl. 2004, in Real Stories from a Free South Africa, Volume 1 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2004), 57 mins
Everyday the working class Coloured women in the garment industry of the windswept flats around Cape Town toil anonymously to make clothes so that other women will look beautiful. Invariably they cannot afford these garments themselves. But for one day a year they come out in all their glory at the Annual Spring Q...
directed by Jane Kennedy, fl. 2004; produced by Penny Gaines, fl. 2004, in Real Stories from a Free South Africa, Volume 1 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2004), 57 mins
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Long Night's Journey Into Day
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directed by Deborah Hoffmann, fl. 1995 and Frances Reid, fl. 1977; produced by Johnny Symons, 1965- and Frances Reid, fl. 1977, Iris Films (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2000), 1 hour 35 mins,
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For over forty years, South Africa was governed by the most notorious form of racial domination since Nazi Germany. When it finally collapsed, those who had enforced apartheid's rule wanted amnesty for their crimes. Their victims wanted justice. As a compromise, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) was fo...
directed by Deborah Hoffmann, fl. 1995 and Frances Reid, fl. 1977; produced by Johnny Symons, 1965- and Frances Reid, fl. 1977, Iris Films (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2000), 1 hour 35 mins,
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The Quarry
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directed by Marion Hänsel, 1949-; produced by Marion Hänsel, 1949-; performed by Oscar Petersen, fl. 1998, Jonny Phillips, 1963- and John Lynch, 1961- (New York, NY: First Run Features, 1998), 1 hour 50 mins
The Quarry begins as a manhunt for a criminal but soon weaves into a rich, intriguing tale that questions race, justice and morality. After a mysterious figure played by John Lynch (Sliding Doors, In the Name of the Father) kills a man near a small, desolate South African coastal town, he takes on the identity of...
directed by Marion Hänsel, 1949-; produced by Marion Hänsel, 1949-; performed by Oscar Petersen, fl. 1998, Jonny Phillips, 1963- and John Lynch, 1961- (New York, NY: First Run Features, 1998), 1 hour 50 mins
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