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Laborfest: Films on Housing Struggles in South Africa

Date:
Monday, July 05, 2010
Time:
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Event Type:
Screening
Organizer/Author:
Location Details:
Little Roxie Theatre - 3117 16th St., at Valencia, San Francisco, 1 block from 16th St BART station.

Housing Struggles in South Africa-Free Film Screenings
Two Camps (24 min.) 2009 - South Africa
By Rehad Desai, Arya Lalloo
The story of two transient camps, and the struggle of the residents against abject living conditions, and other fears of being reintegrated into a hostile South Africa. The shocking xenophobic attacks on immigrants in South Africa from their neighbors is the focus of this work.
http://www.uhuruproductions.co.za
http://filmmakers-against-racism.blogspot.com/2008/06/two-camps-synopsis-by-uhuru-productions.html

The Fight For Housing At Gympie Street (30 min.) (2010)
By Labor Video Project
The government is driving out thousands of poor working class residents from their homes in Capetown to make way for commercial development and for the world soccer games. This documentary allows them to tell their stories and also includes interviews about privatization in South Africa.
http://www.laborvideo.org
See also:
http://www.laborfest.net/2010/Films.htm
http://www.laborfest.net/2010/2010schedule.htm
Added to the calendar on Tue, Jun 15, 2010 6:37AM
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