Free Education The story of Bonginkosi Khanyile

SA Premiere Festival Guest African Short

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Land and Identity
Eloquently told by young voices, its format gives the film freshness and immediacy with lush views of the Atlantic seaboard contrasting with the grittiness of the Cape Flats and the homeliness of Plumstead.

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Children of War
This powerful short chronicles the events of the #FeesMustFall movement from the perspective of DUT student Bonginkosi Khanyile, who inadvertently became one of the …

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This powerful short chronicles the events of the #FeesMustFall movement from the perspective of DUT student Bonginkosi Khanyile, who inadvertently became one of the movement’s significant faces after being arrested and detained for nearly six months. The film provides an incisive critique of the struggle for free, quality, decolonised education.

Cape Town
Labia 3
Wed 6 June / 6.30pm + Q&A TBC
Isiv
Sat 2 June / 4pm + Q&A
Johannesburg
Bio
Fri 8 June / 6.45pm + Q&A TBC
Director(s):
Michael van Niekerk
Country:
South Africa
Year:
2017
Duration:
40 minutes