"A movie about courage.. beautifully shot, socially relevant and still manages to offer humour." - Documentary Jury, Durban International Film Festival. Dear Mandela. Documentary · When the South African government promises to 'eradicate the slums' and begins to evict shack dwellers far outside the city, three friends who live in Durban's vast shantytowns refuse to be See full summary». 28 Jan Dear Mandela. In this guest post, Dara Kell wrote in to POV's blog to tell us about her experience self-distributing the documentary Dear Mandela, co-directed by Christopher Nizza. The film airs on Black Public Media's AfroPoP on Tuesday, January 29, We look back at history because the past.
20 Sep Following the efforts of a South African housing rights group, the documentary “ Dear Mandela” illustrates how fresh injustices have succeeded the inequality once enforced by apartheid. The directors Dara Kell and Christopher Nizza largely adhere to the standard arc of relating activist accomplishment, but. Dear Mandela is a South-African/American documentary on three friends that emulated the leadership qualities of Nelson Mandela in their environment. It was nominated for Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Documentary at the 8th Africa Movie Academy Awards. DEAR MANDELA - BFF US Premiere, Best Documentary & Grand Chameleon Award winner - will have its national broadcast premiere on PBS as part of the series AfroPoP on January 29th, Visit AfroPop's website for more details.
3 Jan Since its inception in , the housing activist group Abahlali baseMjondolo has been subjected to extraordinary levels of harassment by police and, some believe, the ANC. Dear Mandela, an award-winning documentary being screened in Cape Town and Johannesburg over the next fortnight, tells the. 22 Jan The daily fight for the human rights of millions of people in South Africa has been successfully brought to life in a documentary film called 'Dear Mandela'. This factual and emotional account of the Shack Dwellers Movement exposes the corruption, inhumanities and raw disregard for human life, which still.