Catch A Fire

Director:   Phillip Noyce
Year:   2006
Language:   English, Afrikaans and Zulu
Time:   98 minutes

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