A woman lawyer returns from exile to South Africa to represent a black member of Parliament at a TRC hearing where a torturer is seeking amnesty, thus dredging up painful memories.
I am Not Your Negro (2016)
James Baldwin’s voice is as prophetic today as ever. Click the image to read my entire review.
Cry, the Beloved Country (1995)
An elderly black priest in S.A. during the apartheid era searches for his lost son in Johannesburg whom he fears has fallen into a life of crime & is soon linked to a white father whose son has been killed during a beak-in.
Final Solution (2001)
As Black History Month arrives, I am recommending a little-known South African movie that is available on Netflix. Click the movie’s title to read my entire review.
CRY FREEDOM (1987)
The friendship of black activist Steve Biko & journalist Donald Woods, set in S. Africa, is told up to Steve’s death & Woods & family fleeing the country.
Mandela: The Long Walk to Freedom (2013)
The new film about Nelson Mandela is a 4-star success because of Idris Elba’s performance. Click the title of the film, here, to read my entire review.