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Christine Choy & Pearl Bowser
Producer: Third World Newsreel
1985
Color
55 minutes
US/Namibia
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Namibia: Independence Now!

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This moving film was shot inside refugee settlements in Zambia and Angola. It examines how exiled Namibians worked to free their country from illegal South African exploitation and prepare for their country's independence. It shows many aspects of their daily life in exile, especially the women, who were at the forefront of the independence struggle. It focuses on the activities of exiled Namibian independence leader General Toivo ya Toivo, filmed just weeks after his negotiated release from a South African prison.

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"A revolutionary political moment is captured firsthand by two independent women filmmakers shooting inside refugee settlements in Zambia and Angola in 1985. Depicting the significant role of women in this struggle for independence, this film explores the lives of exiled women workers attempting to free their country from illegal exploitation."
- Tell It Like It Is Film Series, Film Society of Lincoln Center


Screenings
  • One Way or Another: Black Women's Cinema, BAMcinematek, 2016


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    Christine Choy & Pearl Bowser
    Producer: Third World Newsreel
    1985
    Color
    55 minutes
    US/Namibia
     
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