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Title Amandla! : a revolution in four part harmony / Kwela Productions in association with Bomb Films, HBO/Cinemax Documentary Films, The Ford Foundation and the South African Broadcasting Corporation ; producers, Desireé Markgraaff, Lee Hirsh, Sherry Simpson Dean ; director, Lee Hirsh.

Published Santa Monica, Calif. : Artisan Home Entertainment, [2003]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 videodisc (103 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 in.
Credits Cinematographers, Clive Sacke, Ivan Leathers, Brand Jordaan ; editor, Johanna Demetrakas.
Notes Originally released as a television motion picture in 2002.
Performers Vusi Mahlasela, Jeremy Cronin, Hugh Masekela, Miriam Makeba, Sophie Mgcina, Dolly Rathebe, Sifiso Ntuli, Abdullah Ibrahim, Duma Ka Ndlovu.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for some images of violence, and for momentary language.
Summary Tells the story of black South African freedom music and the central role it played against apartheid. Specifically considers the music that sustained and galvanized blacks for more than 40 years. Focuses on the struggle's spiritural dimension named for the Xhosa word for "power". An uplifting story of human courage, resolve and triumph.
System notes DVD, Region 1 encoding, Dolby digital, digitally mastered.
Language notes Closed-captioned.
Notes Sundance Film Festival, 2002: Audience Award - Documentary (Lee Hirsch).
Other author Markgraaff, Desireé.
Hirsh, Lee.
Dean, Sherry Simpson.
Mahlasela, Vusi.
Cronin, Jeremy.
Masekela, Hugh, 1939-2018.
Makeba, Miriam.
Mgcina, Sophie.
Rathebe, Dolly.
Ntuli, Sifiso.
Ibrahim, Abdullah, 1934-
Ndlovu, Duma.
Sacke, Clive.
Leathers, Ivan.
Jordaan, Brand.
Demetrakas, Johanna.
Kwela Productions (Firm)
Bomb Films (Firm)
Home Box Office (Firm)
Cinemax (Firm)
Ford Foundation.
South African Broadcasting Corporation.
Artisan Home Entertainment (Firm)
Subject Apartheid -- South Africa.
Music -- Social aspects -- South Africa.
Human rights workers -- South Africa.
Documentary films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Standard Number 012236144984
Publisher Number 14498 Artisan Home Entertainment