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VOICES FROM PURGATORY

Netherlands, 1979 (MIFF 1981, Documentary)

Director: Roeland Kerbosch

In 1978, with the help of the opponents of apartheid inside the country, Roeland Kerbosch made two secret visits to South Africa — with his camera The result is a film seen through the eyes of a white foreigner, someone who went to see and hear the realities which the South African government prefers to conceal This brilliant film shows that the situation in South Africa is not as bad as most people imagine — it is worse.

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