Thursday, October 23, 2014
Movies
Drama, Documentary
Amandla! A Revolution in a Four Part Harmony
Through a chronological history of the South African liberation struggle, this documentary cites examples of the way that music was used in the fight for freedom. Songs united those who were being oppressed and gave those fighting a way to express their plight. The music consoled those incarcerated, and created an effective underground form of communication inside the prisons. Rated PG-13 for some images of violence, and for momentary language.
Cast: Hugh Masekela, Sibingile Khumalo, Miriam Makeba, Vusi Mahlasela, Abdullah Ibrahim
Produced by: Lee Hirsch, Sherry Simpson
Directed by: Lee Hirsch
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Running time: 1hr 48min
Opens: Jan 01, 2002 Sundance '02
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