Coming of Age, Selected For Berlinale

Coming Of Age is premiering in the Crystal Bear competition of the 14plus section of the Berlinale, amongst 14 other feature length films. It is one of 65 short and long films from 35 countries, selected for the Generation Kplus and Generation 14plus competitions. Grounded in their respective political and cultural contexts, the selected films paint...
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Freed Hunger Striker Continues Protest

After 14 years behind bars for fighting what many around the world consider an unjust law, Human Rights Activist and Hunger Striker, Irom Sharmila, is now free. In November 2000, Human Rights Activist, Irom Sharmila (featured in a Why Democracy documentary film, "My Body, My Weapon"), set out on a hunger strike in an...
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Free at Last

The sixth and last episode of the Emmy awarded Have You Heard from Johannesburg series about the global anti-apartheid movement by Connie Field.

Diving into the heart of the conflict, South Africans tell the story of the most important effort in the anti-apartheid campaign of the 80’s: the alliance...

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The Bottom Line

The fifth episode of the Emmy awarded Have You Heard from Johannesburg series about the global anti-apartheid movement by Connie Field.

This is the story of the first-ever international grassroots campaign to successfully use economic pressure to help bring down a government. Recognizing the apartheid regime’s dependence on its financial connections...
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Fair Play

The fourth episode of the Emmy awarded Have You Heard from Johannesburg series about the global anti-apartheid movement by Connie Field.

Faced with governments reluctant to take meaningful action against the apartheid regime, athletes and activists around the world hit white South Africa where it hurts: on the playing field. International...
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The New Generation

The third episode of the Emmy awarded Have You Heard from Johannesburg series about the global anti-apartheid movement by Connie Field.

It is youth, both inside and outside, who next join the growing movement against apartheid. Buoyed by new support in western countries, Oliver Tambo returns to the United Nations to try to...
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Hell of a Job

The second episode of the Emmy awarded Have You Heard from Johannesburg series about the global anti-apartheid movement by Connie Field, was screened on DStv (ED channel 190) and in GOtv (channel 65)

Hell of a Job covers the life of ANC Deputy President Oliver Tambo, who escapes into exile...
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The Best Documentaries Made in Africa

Steps and the Bertha Foundation present AfriDocs, the first documentary strand across sub-Saharan Africa.

Screen Shot 2014-04-01 at 10.55.24 AMFinally the best documentaries made in Africa can be seen by African audiences on AfriDocs, featured on DStv (ED channel 190) and GOtv (channel 65)....

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Have You Heard From Johannesburg?

Six Stories From the Global Anti-Apartheid Movement

Connie Field is the director of some of the most exciting, politically potent documentaries of our time: The Life and Times of Rosie the Riveter and Freedom on My Mind. Her new film, Have You Hear From Johannesburg, is nothing less than the definitive cinematic history of the worldwide effort to destroy South...
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