2002 • PG-13 • Documentary, Music & Musicals
The stunning story of protest music in South Africa.
WHY WE PICKED IT: This triumphant look at the grassroots role of music in political resistance is filled with poignant songs that long stay with you.
Lee Hirsch’s inspiring documentary compellingly chronicles the history of music being used as a form of social protest against apartheid in South Africa. Interweaving rare archival footage and exclusive interviews with musicians, freedom fighters, and members of the former government police, Hirsch creates a powerful portrait of how song kept the revolution alive.
DIRECTOR: Lee Hirsch
CAST: Walter Cronkite