AfriDocs: Streaming Premiere Of This Land – Starts Today

AfriDocs, the free streaming platform for the best documentaries in Africa is proud to present even more exciting films available in the month of February.

AfriDocs films are FREE to screen anytime and from anywhere in Africa on www.afridocs.net.

Today, Feb 7th sees the STREAMING PREMIERE of This Land. The powerful South African documentary that touches on the emotive and timely land issue has screened at the Durban International Film Festival, Encounters and on AfriDocs on BET, and now makes its streaming debut on the AfriDocs platform.

This Land:  Dianne Whelan, Jeremy Mendes Directors

In Makhasaneni, a hamlet in rural KwaZulu-Natal, scores of villagers are under threat of forced removal for the second time in as many generations. Forcibly moved here by the apartheid government, now their homes are under threat by a mining company in cahoots with the Entembeni Zulu Royal Family, and who seek to exploit the land over the heads of the people who live and work on it.

An eloquent portrait of the activists and residents of Makhasaneni, This Land is also a brave and necessary exposé of the inadequacy of customary law in a predatory capitalist state. It raises the question, “Is monarchy compatible with democratic land reform?”

Visit www.afridocs.net  www.facebook.com/AfriDocs  for more info.

Published by Andrew Germishuys

Founder of SAMDB, Andrew has worked full time in the film industry since the early 2000's. He has trained as an actor, completing his LAMDA Gold Medal, and attending many courses in Cape Town acting studios, with masterclasses with some of the international industries top directors, producers and filmmakers. Working as an actor and armourer in the film and television industry have given Andrew a great balance of skills across the board when it comes to the entertainment industry. Catch him on Twitter: twitter.com/andrewgerm_za And IMDb: www.imdb.com/name/nm5390453/

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