Film

Amandla! A Revolution in Four Part Harmony

LIFELINES # 1 Hugh Masekela

Fri, May 15, 2009
18h
Free admission

R: Lee Hirsch, South Africa 2002, 103 min., English subtitles

The Xhosa word "Amandla" means power, strength, and this characterizes the film: a flashback to the 40 year- old fight against racist oppression – to the history of the music that under the apartheid regime was forbidden to blacks.