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Shield and spear [electronic resource] / a film by Petter Ringbom ; directed, shot & written by Petter Ringbom ; producers, Alysa Nahmias, Petter Ringbom.

Publication:
Surrey, England : Journeyman Pictures, 2014.
Format/Description:
Video
1 online resource (90 minutes)
Series:
Filmakers library online
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Subjects:
Arts -- Political aspects -- South Africa.
Democracy -- South Africa -- History.
Popular music -- Social aspects -- South Africa.
Popular music -- Political aspects -- South Africa.
House music -- South Africa.
South Africa.
Form/Genre:
Documentary films.
Language:
In English.
System Details:
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Summary:
In the changing political climate of South Africa, a revolution is taking place as artists, musicians, and designers tackle issues of politics, race, and history. This film follows some of the most recognized artists in South Africa today, exploring what it means to live and work in the new democracy. It shows how artist Brett Murray's painted caricature of South African president Jacob Zuma results in a lawsuit and death threats, photographer and activist Zanele Muholi's work exposes hate crimes in the LGBT community,and the Smarteez design collective creates international styles while running a free after-school program for kids. It also features a host of other contemporary South African artists and musicians,including BLK JKS, Gazelle, The Brother Moves On, Yolanda Fyrus, Fokofpolisiekar. Ferial Haffajee, DJ Invizable, Motel Mari, Lloyd Gedye, Atiyyah Khan, Milisuthando Bongela, Iman Rappetti, and Charl Blignaut.
Notes:
Title from resource description page (viewed November 19, 2015).
Contributor:
Ringbom, Petter (Filmmaker), director, producer.
Nahmias, Alysa, producer.
Alexander Street Press.
Openbox (Firm), production company.
Le Castle (Firm), production company.
OCLC:
934523119
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.