Enc2019: O.R. Tambo: The jewel in our crown + Hidden Queens(short)

Fri. Jun 14, 2019 at 8:45pm SAST
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The Bioscope is proud to once again host The Encounters Documentary Film Festival in Johannesburg.


OR TAMBO: THE JEWEL IN OUR CROWN


Dir Dali Tambo


2019 | South Africa | 78min


This wide-ranging documentary about the life of revered ANC leader Oliver Tambo blends a wealth of archival footage with contemporary interviews with key political figures. The film follows Tambo from his early experiences at Fort Hare University – from which he was expelled for refusing to apologise about a racial incident – to his role as President of the ANC in exile, eventually setting up the negotiations in Lusaka for a free South Africa. The film depicts Tambo as a master diplomat, whose vision and foresight created the network of global alliances that constituted the anti-apartheid movement – the largest solidarity movement in history. While some attention is paid to his personal life, particularly his enduring relationship with his wife Adelaide, the film’s key focus is on Tambo’s role as the “architect of our freedom”.


 


HIDDEN QUEENS


2018|South Africa|4 minutes


Dir. Okhule Dyosopu


This short documentary is imparted with compassion and focuses on the personal story of Thandokazi. Through an honest dialogue, Thandokazi gives the viewer insight on how it truly feels to leave your home, and your high repute amongst your family and community, to play the role of a “well behaved”, submissive domestic worker named Patricia.

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The Bioscope Independent Cinema 286 Fox Street
Johannesburg, Gauteng 2001
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