Have you heard from Johannesburg. [Part 1], Road to resistance [videorecording] / Clarity Films presents a Connie Field film ; produced and directed by Connie Field ; writers, Jon Else, Connie Field, Gregory Scharpen.
- Other Title:
- Road to resistance [videorecording]
Have you heard from Johannesburg Story 1, Road to resistance, 1948-1964 [videorecording]
- Anamorphic widescreen.
- [Berkeley, CA] : Clarity Educational Productions, c2010.
1 videodisc (65 min.) : sd., col. with b&w seq. ; 4 3/4 in.
- Anti-apartheid movements -- South Africa.
Apartheid -- South Africa -- History.
Mandela, Nelson, 1918-
African National Congress.
- Documentary films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
- Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
- System Details:
- DVD, NTSC, all regions [i.e.: Regions 1-9]; stereo audio.
- This first story in a seven part series covers almost twenty years of history. It is a story of escalating violence and repression, one nation on a collision course with the rest of the world. When the United Nations adopts the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948, South Africa marches in the opposite direction and begins to implement a series of laws segregating its people by race in every aspect of life, prompting the non-white majority led by the ANC to protest. The non-violent movement picks up supporters all over the world, starting first with a network of Gandhites in Britain, Sweden, and the United States. But Apartheid hardens in the face of this resistance. By the fateful year of 1964, Nelson Mandela is jailed for life, and the entire leadership is forced underground, imprisoned or killed. The movement is effectively shut down in South Africa as hundreds escape into exile.
- Narrator, Mmaboshadi M. Chauke.
- Cinematographer, Tom Hurwitz; editor, Ken Schneider; composer, Marco d'Ambrosio.
- Videodisc release of the documentary motion picture produced in 2010.
Special features: nine additional scenes, TV trailer.
Aspect ratio 16:9.
- Field, Connie. , Screenwriter, Director, Producer
Else, Jon. , Screenwriter
Scharpen, Gregory. , Screenwriter
Chauke, Mmaboshadi M. , Narrator
D'Ambrosio, Marco. , Composer
Clarity Films (Firm) , Producer, Distributor
Clarity Educational Productions. , Producer, Distributor
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