45 minutes – looks at events in South Africa precipitated by the announcement of the Nationalist Government’s intention the implement their “new constitution” & tri-cameral parliament in 1984. Looking at the rise of the UDF in response, the film traces events from the “referendum” of November 1983 to the aftermath of the anti-rent-increase demonstrations in […]
Set against the backdrop of the Maseru onslaught by the SADF in December 1982 and the commemoration service held in SOWETO on 16th December 1982 – reflects on the increasing violent tensions and the pattern of “tit-for-tat” violence emerging in South African society.
Workshopped with the township-youth, this film examines many facets of teenage-life in the townships including issues such as sexuality, rape and unwanted teenage pregnancies. The Right Time is a statement on the problems facing young Blacks growing up and approaching adulthood in the environment created by the South African “township” situation – (pre-1984). Focusing on […]
58-minute feature documentary on the perspectives of Bishop Desmond Tutu, the Rev Peter Storey & the role of the South African Council of Churches in the fight against apartheid in South Africa during the 1980s. This film set new precedents regarding censorship of political documentaries in South Africa, having successfully fought on appeal […]
Produced by Paul Cockburn & Edited by Kevin Harris – May 1980