PAST

SOUTH AFRICAN CINEMA PROGRAMME

29 October 2004 - 31 October 2004

To coincide with Black History Month & 10th Anniversary of Democracy in South Africa

Friday 29 October

Screening 'the colonial', skewing the nation, and the 1980s/1990s kick-back: Clips from: De Voortrekkers (1916), Symbol of Sacrifice (1918), Sarie Marais (1931), Moedertjie [Little Mother] (1933) AND Compelling Freedom (1986), Mapantsula (1989),Hlanganani: A Short History of COSATU (1991), Ordinary People (1993-1995), A Day in the Life of the President [Nelson Mandela] (1995) - Short films - Come Back Africa (1959)

Saturday 30 October

Black cinema/white filmmakers: a new 'black cinema' in the 1950s?: Clips from: Zonk! (1950), Cry, the Beloved Country (1951), Song of Africa (1953), Come Back, Africa (1959) PLUS
Big screen movies 2: African Jim (1949), The Magic Garden (1951) - Short films - Commentary from panel:

Including Mabet van Rensburg, South African High Commission - Mapantsula (1989) - African Music

Sunday 31 October

Apartheid, War, Identity: white images/black images and anti-apartheid resistance: Clips: from the 1960s - Dilemma, Katrina; from the 1970s - Kaptein Caprivi, Aanslag op Kariba [Attack on Kariba] - from the 1980s - A Place of Weeping, The Stick, Mapantsula - Fools (1998) - Short films - FIN