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Whispering Truth to Power

Sør-Afrika/ 2018/ 1 t. 28 min.
LANGUAGE:
engelsk/sørsotho/zulu
CAST:
Thuli Madonsela
DIRECTOR:
Shameela Seedat
WRITER:
Shameela Seedat
CINEMATOGRAPHER:
Francois Verster
PRODUCER:
Francois Verster, Shameela Seedat, Neil Brandt, Brechtje Smidt, Millan Collin
Corruption, democracy and tribalism in post-apartheid South Africa

South Africa is a country of vast natural resources and a rapidly expanding economy, but it is also a nation marked by vast inequality. One of the main reasons for this is the widespread corruption which permeates South African politics and in WHISPERING TRUTH TO POWER, we follow Thuli Madonsela’s heroic fight to uncover the nepotism and embezzlement of president Jacob Zuma. A professor who helped draft the country’s constitution, Madonsela is a fearless advocate of democracy and the rule of law, who does not back down from her principles.

Shameela Seedat

Shameela Seedat (South Africa) WHISPERING TRUTH TO POWER is Seedat’s first feature documentary.

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