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The Face of South Africa

South Africa, 1959 (MIFF 1961, Programme 21)

Director: Raymond Hancock

By imaginative use of photographs, the film shows many facets of the peoples of South Africa. In youth, adolescence and age, they are shown to us at leisure and work; in joy, sorrow and excitement.

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