LIFELINES # 1 Hugh Masekela

Sat, May 16, 2009
6 pm
Free admission

R: Darrell James Roodt, SA/F/GB/USA 1992, 117 min., English subtitles

Soweto, 1976: The student Sarafina and her classmates revolt against the imposition of Afrikaans as a compulsory language. Hugh Masekela co-conceived the film version of the 1980s anti-apartheid musical and composed songs for it. With Whoopi Goldberg and Miriam Makeba as Sarafina’s mother.