Dara Kell and Christopher Nizza (a Hunter alum!) at Hunter College April 17th to present and discuss their documentary Dear Mandela.
The event, sponsored by the Department of Film and Media Studies, the IMA Program and CinemaTalks, will take place in room 714HW from 11:10am to 1pm.
This film is breath-taking, don’t miss it!
When their shantytowns are threatened with mass eviction, three ‘young lions’ of South Africa’s new generation rise from the shacks and take their government to the highest court in the land, putting the promises of democracy to the test.
WINNER – GRAND JURY PRIZE, Brooklyn Film Festival
WINNER – BEST DOCUMENTARY, Brooklyn Film Festival
WINNER – BEST SOUTH AFRICAN DOCUMENTARY, Durban Int. Film Festival
WINNER – GOLDEN BUTTERFLY, Movies That Matter Festival
WINNER – BEST DOCUMENTARY, Montreal International Black Film Festival
“STIRRING, evocatively shot, lucidly edited… deserves wider distribution.” – Variety
“A BEAUTIFUL and INSIGHTFUL portrait.” – Africa Is A Country
“GRIPPING…a call to action as much as it is an indictment of a government that has lost its way” – Charl Blignaut, City Press
“ENTHRALLING” – Mahala Magazine
“Leaves us with questions few have dared to ask about the new South Africa” – Marie Huchzermeyer, author of Cities With ‘Slums’
For more information contact Professor Kelly Anderson at email@example.com