Independent Lens

Road to Resistance - A Preview

Preview: Season 13 Episode 8 | 1m 46s

In 1948, South Africa implements a rigid, racist system of laws called apartheid to segregate its people in every aspect of life. The black majority in South Africa, led by the African National Congress (ANC), mounts a nonviolent campaign of defiance, attracting the attention of activists in Britain, Sweden, and the United States -- sowing the seeds of an international movement.

Aired: 01/12/12

Rating: TV-PG

Problems Playing Video?