Vukani awake

South Africa, 1965

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Shows the plight of black Africans in South Africa. The first film of protest against the South African situation made by a South African, Lionel Ngakane. Some of the original footage was smuggled out of South Africa, while the compilation material was assembled from a wide variety of African and British sources.

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Concord Films Council for the African National Congress


Lionel Ngakane



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South Africa
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