South Africa On Film

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Image from Cry Freedom

This film has a couple of uses of mild bad language

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Cry Freedom (1987) Rating: PG 11+

4.1905 out of 5 42 Votes (Members)
Duration
151 mins
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The story of Steve Biko, killed in police custody in apartheid South Africa, and the friend determined to honour his name.

Image from Tsotsi

Contains strong language and violence

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Tsotsi (2005) Rating: 15 14+

3.2564 out of 5 39 Votes (Members)
Duration
90 mins
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Hard-hitting, Oscar-winning film about a South African gangster who finds himself in charge of a baby.

Image from Catch A Fire

This film had thematic material involving torture and one use of strong bad language.

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Catch A Fire (2006) Rating: 12 11+

3.8000 out of 5 5 Votes (Members)
Duration
97 mins
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When a man is wrongly arrested as a terrorist suspect he vows to change the racist regime in which he lives.

Image from Goodbye Bafana

Contains strong language, racist references, and sex references.

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Goodbye Bafana (2007) Rating: 15 14+

0 out of 5 0 Votes (Members)
Duration
113 mins
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This touching and often harrowing drama tells the story of an unlikely friendship between Nelson Mandela and a racist prison guard.

Image from Amandla! - A Revolution in Four Part Harmony

Contains one use of strong language and moderate violence

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Amandla! - A Revolution in Four Part Harmony (2002) Rating: 12 11+

0 out of 5 0 Votes (Members)
Duration
162 mins
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Uplifting story of how South African musicians played a vital part in the struggle against the racist Apartheid regime that dominated their country.

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