Miriam Makeba (r) with Dizzy Gillespie in France 1991
Beyond the Films

January 30, 2018

For “Winnie”: Anti-Apartheid Songs of Protest

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[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1280"] Miriam Makeba and Dizzy Gillespie, 1991[/caption] By Sarah Bardeen, guest contributor Modern South Africa was forged in apartheid. The struggle defined life for generations of South…...

Winnie Mandela in a press conference, late 80s

January 29, 2018

“Winnie” Filmmaker Gives a New Perspective on Anti-Apartheid Activist Winnie Mandela

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Filmmaker Pascale Lamche took on the enormous but important challenge of documenting Winnie Mandela's story, a narrative, as she discovered, that was slightly skewed in the mind of many across…...

Primetime Emmy Awards

September 16, 2012

Have You Heard from Johannesburg wins Primetime Emmy Award

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Independent Lens Audience Award Winner Have You Heard From Johannesburg won the Emmy for Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards last night! Have You Heard From Johannesburg is an…...

January 30, 2012

Bonus Episode of Have You Heard From Johannesburg Online this Week

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Have You Heard From Johannesburg had its three-week run on Independent Lens this month, and it seems to have resonated with our audience. So we're happy to announce that a…...

January 09, 2012

A Look Back at the Anti-Apartheid Movement

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[caption id="attachment_572" align="alignleft" width="229"] Director Connie Field[/caption] Filmmaker Connie Field took some time out to answer a few questions about her film Have You Heard From Johannesburg, and discuss the…...