HJFF presents An Act of Defiance
An Act of Defiance Wednesday, March 7 | 8:00 PM Wednesday, March 7 | 8:00 PM Evelyn Rubenstein JCC Directed by Jean van de Velde Netherlands/South Africa, 2017, 124 min English, Afrikaans with English subtitles Drama 1963, South Africa. Ten men some black, some Jewish are arrested for conspiring to commit sabotage against the Apartheid state and its government. Led by fellow defendant Nelson Mandela and represented by courageous lawyer Bram Fischer, the group members plead not guilty and shift the attention instead to the corrupt and unjust political system. This powerful and captivating true story captures a seminal moment in the fight against racism and explores the role of South African Jews in consigning Apartheid to history.
Cost: 0 - 14 USD
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