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This film follows one man's transformation during the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa – from
apolitical acceptance to armed struggle. American actors Tim Robbins and Derek Luke play the male leads.
Most of the cast are South African actors.
This is a special presentation in conjunction with Shepherd University's Common Reading and Black History
Month programs and is co-sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs.
Rated PG-13 for language and violence.
Post-film discussion led by Dr. David Hostetter, Director of Programs and Research at the Robert C.
Byrd Center for Legislative Studies at Shepherd University.
About the director Phillip Noyce
Other background on the film
A selection of reviews of the film
More information about the Shepherd University Common Reading Program