|Darling! The Pieter Dirk-Uys Story |
This acclaimed debut from director Julian Shaw presents a portrait of AIDS activist, female impersonator and satirist, Pieter Dirk Uys.
As an entertainer, Dirk Uys' wit is a joy to behold. As an AIDS campaigner and educator in South Africa, his social justice heart is about as strong as it gets.
Features Bishop Desmond Tutu and Nelson Mandela. Screens with
Supervising Women Workers 11 mins, USA, 1944. Source: ACMI Collection
A factory foreman discusses with the supervisor the "problem" of supervising women workers in his department. A true archive gem!Note: the Director of Darling! has been invited to the Berlin Film Festival and will no longer be attending this screening. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.