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21 Up South Africa: Mandela's Children

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In South Africa a group of children, first filmed in 1992 at the age of 7, are now 21. Rich and poor, black, white and mixed race, these fascinating and revealing portraits offer unique insights into the social and political upheavals that have occurred throughout South Africa since the crumbling of apartheid. From township slums to apartheid-era mansions to the bushveldt, these children, now young adults, have experienced a multitude of change. See them age from 7 to 21 and learn that AIDS has claimed the lives of three of these children.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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Hip Hop Revolution

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"Using an experimental narrative style, South African filmmaker Weaam Williams has infused her film with a texture and life that breathes with every cut. "Hip Hop Revolution" is first an exploration of the lives of a generation so touched by this genre and its culture that they are inspired to question, survive and conquer an unjust political system. Through the struggles of DJs, B-Boys, MCs and creative graffiti artists, "Hip Hop Revolution" depicts an element of hip hop so often forgotten - its power to inspire and catalyze change"--Container.
DVD
2007
Clemons (By Request)
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Tsotsi

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A young man running with a criminal gang on the streets of Johannesburg, Tsotsi - a nickname meaning thug - is immersed in a world of violence that seems to leave him unaffected, until he discovers an infant in the backseat of a car he has stolen.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Courting Justice

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This film illustrates how the new constitution in post-apartheid South Africa partially lived up to its goals of promoting justice and human rights. Essential to keeping these promises, indeed mandated by the constitution, is a diverse judiciary -- one that includes women. By 2008, 18 percent of the superior court judges were women. This film is their story.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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Patience and Pinkie: Mother to Child

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Follows the lives of two pregnant and HIV-positive women fortunate enough to be on a drug trial at the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto. The film charts the lives of Kholiwe (Patience) and Ntombekaya (Pinkie), who have made friends at the clinic's support group for HIV-positive mothers as they approach the delivery of their babies. It is about their expectations, hopes, and inevitable fears concerning not only the health of their babies, but the trauma around the disclosure of their status to their families and partners as well. It is also about the commitment of the people at the HIV perinatal clinic.
VHS
2001
Ivy (By Request)
6.

Guguletu Ballet [electronic resource]

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A documentary of the "Dance for All" program, begun when a white South African ballet dancer ventured into a township and began teaching classes.
Online
2002
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Aluta Continua: The Struggle Continues

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An HIV-positive group from Khaleyitscha, Cape Town make short films to show at public venues like taxi ranks and shopping malls in Cape Town's townships. They are present at these screenings, in which they strive to disclose their status, discuss HIV and AIDS issues, and clear up audience misconceptions about HIV and AIDS. Shows portions of the filming and the films themselves, interspersed with group members discussing their lives.
VHS
2001
Ivy (By Request)
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Let's Talk About It

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Let's talk about it examines the attitudes of young people in Cape Town towards HIV and AIDS, and the challenges they face in practicing safer sex.; Dispel your attitudes follows Philiswa, and HIV-positive activist, who discusses the virus during a crowded taxi ride to meet a man who is afraid to disclose his HIV-positive status. She meets the man and they discuss his fears.
VHS
2001
Ivy (By Request)