Monthly Archives: June 2014

Another Award for Miners Shot Down

Miners Shot Down has been announced as winner of the Aung San Suu Kyi Award at the Human Rights and Dignity Film Festival in Yangon, Myanmar. “Miners Shot Down,” by the South African director Rehad Desai, offers a look into deadly anti-mining protests in … Continue reading

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Miners Shot Down at the Durban International Film Festival

We are excited to announce that Miners Shot Down has been selected for the Durban International Film Festival! “Durban International Film Festival programme also features an expanded South African documentary programme in response to the large number of high quality … Continue reading

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Africa is a Country

Dudumalingani is a writer, filmmaker and photographer from the Zikhovane village in the former Transkei and now resides in Cape Town. He writes both fiction and non-fiction. Read this fantastic review of Miners Shot Down written by, Dudumalingani Mqombothi: Magidiwana, … Continue reading

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Rehad Desai on the future of South Africa

Ceasefire Magazine conducted an interesting interview with the director of Miners Shot Down, Rehad Desai. The interview aimed at getting his take on the situation in South Africa today. It’s a conventional understanding that if you take the political kingdom, … Continue reading

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Get Collecting For the Hardship Fund

The Marikana Hardship Fund has been appealing to all sections of society, individuals, trade unions, churches, colleges and universities, to help prevent starvation in the mining communities by donating generously. Now that the strike is likely to end, and the … Continue reading

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Screening Under the Stars

Molo Mollo hosts wonderful open air film screenings on a city rooftop every second Wednesday and on the 18th of June there will be a special screening with Miners Shot Down as the feature for the evening. Entry will be R70 … Continue reading

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South African Cinema Premiere

Miners Shot Down screened to a sold out cinema at Encounters South African International Documentary Festival at the beginning of June, and has since received some fantastic reviews. We have been overwhelmed by the incredible responses from our audiences and have received some … Continue reading

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