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South Africa

5 trigon movies

 2011  Mama Africa - Miriam Makeba

 2009  Sea Point Days

 2004  Zulu Love Letters

 2002  Amandla!

 1997  Fools

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Mama Africa - Miriam Makeba (Flyer)

Mama Africa - Miriam Makeba

Mika Kaurismäki – 2011

Mika Kaurismäki’s documentary about world-famous South African singer Miriam Makeba, who spent half a century travelling the world spreading her political message to fight racism, poverty and promote justice and peace, is a tribute to a woman who embodied the hopes and the voice of Africa as no other. Miriam Makeba (1932-2008) was an inspiration to musicians all over the world and a delight for international audiences. Nonetheless she remainedtrue to her South African musical roots. More

Sea Point Days (Flyer)

Sea Point Days

Francois Verster – 2009

Alongside the southernmost urban centre in Africa, separating city from ocean, lies an unusual strip of land. The Sea Point Promenade - and the public swimming pools at its centre - forms a space unlike any other in Cape Town.  Right here, slightly away from the hustle and bustle of the business area, life is most paraded most unapologetically in all its forms… Over-made-up power-walkers speed past homeless persons kissing above the rocks and rent boys waiting for the next pick-up. More

Zulu Love Letters (Flyer)
  • Zulu Love Letter & Fools DVD
    DVD Zulu Love Letter & Fools
    CHF 21.00 / EUR 19.00
Amandla! (Flyer)

Amandla!

Lee Hirsch – 2002

«Amandla! A Revolution in Four Part Harmony» shows how music was used in the fight for freedom. In the South African liberation struggle against apartheid, it was not least the songs that united those who were being oppressed and gave those fighting a way to express their plight. The music also consoled the incarcerated people and created a form of communication inside the prisons. When the first victims of apartheid brutality died protesting against the pass laws in the 1960s, they were singing. More

Fools (Flyer)

Fools

Ramadan Suleman – 1997

The long-awaited, much-anticipated first feature film by a black South African director. Adapted from Njabulo S. Ndebele's novella of the same name but set a decade later during the final years of the apartheid regime, FOOLS tells the story of a disgraced middle-aged schoolteacher who is confronted by an 18-year-old activist whose sister he raped. According to Mr. More

  • Zulu Love Letter & Fools DVD
    DVD Zulu Love Letter & Fools
    CHF 21.00 / EUR 19.00
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trigon-film is a foundation with outstanding films from Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe, pursuing the aim to dismantle cultural barriers and prejudices. Since its foundation in 1988, trigon has distributed more than 500 titles to Swiss cinema houses, on DVD and in its online cinema. Most of these titles remain in the trigon collection so that the access to this visual legacy is maintained. Learn more