›To Make a Statement‹. The Representation of Black Consciousness in Richard Attenborough’s Cry Freedom (1987)

  • As one of the most viewed films on apartheid South Africa, Sir Richard Attenborough’s Oscar-nominated Cry Freedom helped push the atrocities of the apartheid system to the forefront of public attention. The screenplay was based on South African journalist Donald Woods’ autobiographical books Biko (1978) and Asking for Trouble (1981), which detail Woods’ relationship with Biko and the court trial following Biko’s death in police custody.

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Author:Jakob Skovgaard
URL:https://www.zeithistorische-forschungen.de/2-2016/5377
DOI:https://doi.org/10.14765/zzf.dok-1412
Parent Title (German):Zeithistorische Forschungen - Studies in Contemporary History
Publisher:ZZF – Centre for Contemporary History: Zeithistorische Forschungen
Place of publication:Potsdam
Document Type:Journal Article
Language:English
Date of Publication (online):2016/06/06
Date of first Publication:2016/06/06
Release Date:2019/07/14
Volume Number:13
Issue:2
First Page:372
Last Page:377
ZZF Regional-Classification:Europa
Europa / Westeuropa
regional übergreifend
Europa / Westeuropa / Großbritannien
Afrika
Afrika / Afrika südlich der Sahara
ZZF Chronological-Classification:1970er
1945-
1980er
ZZF Topic-Classification:Politik
Kultur
Medien
Visual History
Transnationale Geschichte
Film
Internationale Beziehungen
Menschenrechte
Race
Soziale Bewegungen
Protest
Verflechtung
Portal:Zeithistorische Forschungen
Zeithistorische Forschungen: Originalbeiträge:2 / 2016 Apartheid und Anti-Apartheid – Südafrika und Westeuropa
Licence (German):License LogoZZF - Clio Lizenz