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Come Back, Africa

United States | 1959 | Lionel Rogosin

Come Back, Africa

Shot secretly in South Africa in 1959 by independent American filmmaker and activist Lionel Rogosin (On the Bowery), this eye-opening classic dramatizes the difficulties faced by a Zulu family living on the outskirts of Johannesburg under apartheid. Miriam Makeba, who sings in the film, became internationally famous because of it. "A heroic film of terrible beauty.” –Martin Scorsese. Cleveland revival premiere.

http://www.milestonefilms.com

Saturday 9/29
Sunday 9/30
5:15 pm
8:25 pm
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