Biko: Breaking the silence

Unknown, 1987

Film
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A political documentary shot in Zimbabwe and South Africa, this commemorates the 10th anniversary of Steve Biko’s death. It provides an insight into the complexities of the politics of the last decade, pivoting on the powerfully influential character of Biko. The film defines the aims of the Black Consciousness Movement of which Biko was an active and important leader, and explores its relevance from inception in the late 60s to the present day. It includes interviews with friends and medical and professional colleagues.

Credits

producer

Edwina Spicer

Duration

00:51:00:00

Production places
Unknown
Production dates
1987

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

35064

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Biko, Steve, 1946-1977

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → South Africa - Politics and government

History → Biko, Steve, 1946-1977

History → History

People → Biko, Steve, 1946-1977

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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