21 UP South Africa

21 UP South Africa

Mandela's Children

DVD - 2008
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In South Africa a group of children, first filmed in 1992 at the age of 7, are now 21. Rich and poor, black, white and mixed race, these fascinating and revealing portraits offer unique insights into the social and political upheavals that have occurred throughout South Africa since the crumbling of apartheid. From township slums to apartheid-era mansions to the bushveldt, these children, now young adults, have experienced a multitude of change. See them age from 7 to 21 and learn that AIDS has claimed the lives of three of these children.
Publisher: [New York, NY] : First Run Features, [2008], c2006
Branch Call Number: DVD 305.242 Twenty
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (70 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in


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Jul 10, 2012

A fascinating documentary of young lives coming toward adulthood in the mist of challenges. A must see.


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