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Wednesday, October 24 • 12:00pm - 2:15pm
Film Festival Screening: Strike a Rock

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Trailer
87 mins.

The documentary, starts in 2012 when police shot dead 37 miners in Marikana. It follows two irrepressible activists as they rise up out of their poverty stricken mining community in a historic and ongoing fight for justice and dignity. In an intimate story where the personal becomes political,  from fighting on-the-ground to the corridors of power, two grandmothers and best-friends take on the corporate Goliath, British owned, Lonmin Plc, mounting a landmark complaint against them.

Post show speakers: Primrose Sonti, one of the two activists featured in the film, is co-founder of women’s community Marikana based group Sikhala Sonte (We Cry Together) and member of parliament for the South African Economic Freedom Fighters, a radical militant economic emancipation movement and the third largest political party in the SA Parliament. She is a tireless campaigner in the ongoing struggle for justice and compensation for the widows, orphans and homes for everyone in the community. Aliki Saragas is a South African documentary filmmaker, championing women’s stories, and supporting women both in front of and behind the lens.



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Wednesday October 24, 2018 12:00pm - 2:15pm
Auditorium 15

Attendees (26)