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'Freedom Square And Back Of The Moon', video recording of a documentary programme about the destruction of Sophiatown, 1987

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MS. Sampson dep. 264/1

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Television documentary about the destruction of a mixed-race community, Sophiatown, by the apartheid government and the re-location of its residents. Includes archive footage and contributions from writers, musicians, ex-gangsters and campaigners, including Anthony Sampson, Trevor Huddleston, Nadine Gordimer, Fikile Bam and Joe Mogotsi. Produced by Free Film-Makers, directed by Angus Gibson and broadcast on Channel Four in 1987. Video cassette labelled by Sampson, 'Sophiatown'.

Running time 00.56.46 hours.

Dates

  • 1987

Extent

1 item

Conditions Governing Access

Closed.

Shelfmark

MS. Sampson dep. 264/1

Existence and Location of Copies

The video has been digitized as MS. Sampson digital 56.

Physical Facet

Format: VHS video cassette

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom