Apartheid, Discrimination & Racism

  • 74 min.

    Refugees: who needs them?

    Miles Roston, 2012

    A very touching view on the lives of refugees in The Netherlands, brought with a bit of humor.

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  • 55 min.

    Across the border

    Vredeveld, Saskia, 1999

    In this film, four white South African veterans who fought on the border of occupied Namibia and Angola in the 70s and 80s together with thousands of other young white conscript soldiers reflect on their terrifying adventures.

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  • 24 min.

    Affectionately known as Alex

    Turken, Danny, 2008

    In this film, four white South African veterans who fought on the border of occupied Namibia and Angola in the 70s and 80s together with thousands of other young white conscript soldiers reflect on their terrifying adventures.

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  • 31 min.

    Eugenics; In the Name of Progress - Part I

    Brauna, Grzegorza, 2011

    Striving for perfection of humankind by erasing all differences and flaws sounds to many of us as dangerous and unethical. The image of crazy scientists conducting experiments in order to create the perfect human being looks like science fiction.

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  • 45 min.

    Finding Mercy

    Paterson, Robyn, 2012

    By trying to find her childhood friend Mercy, filmmaker Robyn ends up encountering the chilling truth about contemporary Zimbabwe.

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  • 52 min.

    Forest of Crocodiles

    Aitken, Mark, 2009

    How do white South-Africans deal with their fears of crime, violence and black people?

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  • 52 min.

    When the war is over

    Verster, Francois, 2002

    This film deals with the after-effects of the South African struggle against Apartheid, as experienced by survivors from the Bonteheuwel Military Wing (BMW), a militant teenage self-defense unit from the mid-1980s and a guerrilla branch of the ANC.

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  • 38 min.

    Balls or bullets

    Heijnen, Hans, 1998

    In the notorious township of Johannesburg, Soweto, the lives of the residents are filled with criminality and violence. This documentary shows how football can be an alternative for a criminal life.

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  • 56 min.

    Nicaraguense

    Green Fleming, Julia, 2005

    Nicaraguense tells the story of Nicaraguan immigrants living in Costa Rica's capital, San Jose.

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  • 77 min.

    Arlit: Second Paris

    Mora-Kpai, Idrissou, 2005

    Arlit, once was a booming uranium-mining town in Niger. In Arlit are living migrants from different parts of Africa and the Tuaregs who live there.

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  • 24 min.

    The burning man

    Ugah, Adze, 2008

    The documentary gives an account of the 2008 xenophobic riots in South-Africa by focusing on a single victim - Mozambican Ernesto Nhamuave - who was burnt to death by an angry mob.

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  • 90 min.

    The mothers house

    Verster, Francois, 2005

    The mothers house is het verhaal van een familie die worstelt met problemen die na de afschaffing van de apartheid in Zuid Afrika nog steeds aan de orde zijn.

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  • 24 min.

    Integration Report I

    Anderson, Madeline, 1960

    This documentary features archive film material dating from the struggle for civil rights and equality in the United States in the late 1950's and early 60's.

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  • 76 min.

    Taking back the Waves

    Hofmeyr, Nicolaas, 2005

    'Taking Back the Waves' portrays two world-class surfers and friends, Cass Collier en Ian Armstrong of Capetown, South-Africa.

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  • 48 min.

    Heart of whiteness

    Desai, Rehad, 2006

    >In a confronting portrait of post-apartheid South African society, documentary filmmaker Rehad Desai seeks to answer a seemingly simple question; was does it mean to be white in a new democratic South Africa?

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  • 85 min.

    Might is right

    Jean, Patric, 2003

    In director Patric Jean's film, residents of French suburban slums ('la banlieue') tell their stories of exclusion and discrimination by employers and the legal and prison systems which prevent them from participating in French society and 'normal' life.

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  • 49 min.

    My beloved country

    Vredeveld, Saskia, 1991

    The documentary film MY BELOVED COUNTRY takes us back to the early 1990's in South Africa. It is a provocative look from within at Afrikaner extremists who, in 1991, clung to the belief that they were the chosen "super race" of Africa.

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  • 52 min.

    The concrete curtain

    Brunner, Benny, 2005

    Following on from his 2004 film The Wall, Brunners latest documentary focuses on the impact of Israel's expropriations for and construction of the West Bank wall as it encircles and carves apart integral parts of Palestinian East Jerusalem.

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  • 115 min.

    Back Home, roots of a new South Africa

    Kobler, Mark, 2003

    Today, more than one decade after the end of apartheid, the informative documentary 'Back Home' tells the story of three ex-inmates of Robben Island, Apartheid's high-security prison, who returned to their island of fate.

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