Film, Video Life Stories and Memory Making in South Africa

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Title
Life Stories and Memory Making in South Africa
Summary
Nokuthula Mazibuko presents "Life Stories and Memory Making in South Africa" in a program sponsored by the African and Middle Eastern Division and the Embassy of South Africa. During her presentation, Mazibuko shows a segment from her documentary film, "The Spirit of No Surrender," which looks back on the 1976 youth uprisings in South Africa, focusing on the role that teachers played in firing the minds of students. She reads from her book, "Spring Offensive," a biography of two friends in Umkhonto We Sizwe, the MK Underground. Mazibuko stresses the importance of biographies and the continued need for narratives about the struggle for freedom and about the lives of ordinary South Africans.
Event Date
February 26, 2007
Notes
-  Nokuthula Mazibuko is a South African writer, film director and teacher.
Related Resources
African and Middle East Division: https://www.loc.gov/rr/amed/
Running Time
40 minutes 1 seconds
Language
English
Online Format
video

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