SOUTHERN AFRICA FILMS: February 12 – March 12

by Southern Africa Liberation Committee
East Lansing, Michigan, United States
Undated, January or early February 1982?
1 page
Type: Leaflet
Coverage in Africa: Angola, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia
Coverage outside Africa: United States, Europe
Language: English
Leaflet advertising ULYANKULU, a slide program produced by the United Nations on February 12; the movies PORTRAIT OF NELSON MANDELA (1980) and THERE IS NO CRISIS (1978) on February 26; and A CRY FOR FREEDOM (1981) and SIX DAYS IN SOWETO (1878) on March 12. The leaflet discusses the African National Congress (ANC) Youth League. The freedom movement, campaigns of civil disobedience, the June 1976 uprisings in Soweto, the Sharpeville massacre, police treatment of demonstrators and prisoners, the Division for the Lutheran Mission in North America, the Division for World Mission and Ecumenism, South Africa's illegal occupation of Namibia, Christians from Namibia and South Africa, the South West Africa People's Organization (SWAPO), the Namibian refugee camp at Nyango, Kassinga, the school system designed by Afrikaaners, black youths, and classes taught exclusively in Afrikaans. The leaflet says this series was sponsored by SALC and the PIRGIM Divestiture Task Force, with a grant from the Residence Hall Association Alternative Movie Fund. [Note on date: It is believed that SALC usually showed movies on Fridays and February 12 and other dates were on a Friday in 1982.]
Used by permission of former member of Southern Africa Liberation Committee.