Wednesday, May 7, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:15 PM
University Library, Forum Room 2nd Fl
1970 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208 map it
Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students
Group: University Library
Program of African Studies
Category: Multicultural & Diversity
Directed by Tom Hooper
The South African lawyer Sarah Barcant travels from New York back to her hometown to represent the member of the Parliament Alex Mpondo in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission since torturer police officer Dirk Hendricks has made an application for amnesty.
The parents of Steve Sizela request Sarah to represent them also since their son that was arrested with Mpondo but has gone missing. Hendricks uses one break in the trial to threaten Mpondo, promising to destroy his political career telling that he was a traitor. But Mpondo, who is a man traumatized with the torture, anticipates and tells what has happened to Steve Sizela and him in the hands of Hendricks and his superior Piet Müller. Will the remains of Steve be fo
Popcorn and soft drinks will be served. Moderated discussion to follow the screening.