Tag Archives: Marikana

Miners Shot Down continues to create waves in the festival circuit and we hope at the Lonmin AGM at the end of January

 “It is impossible not to be both appalled and deeply moved by not only the human injustice but also the political tragedy which Marikana represents. It is essential viewing. It is impossible to watch without feeling a profound sense of … Continue reading

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Tell eTV and SABC to show Miners Shot Down

On August 16th all South Africans will pause and reflect on the tragedy that was the Marikana Massacre. As our free to air channel and public broadcaster, eTV and the SABC have a responsibility to tell the story of our … Continue reading

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Al Jazeera to Screen Miners Shot Down

In the run up to the 2 year commemoration of the massacre in Marikana,  Al Jazeera English will be doing a number of screenings of Miners Shot Down in Africa, during the month of August. Below are the times and dates when … Continue reading

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Miners Shot Down at Lusaka International Film and Music Festival

We’re excited to announce that Miners Shot Down has been selected to open the Lusaka International Film and Music Festival 2014 on Friday, 26th September. The film will be screened at 8pm at the Levy Junction Mall’s Fresh View Cinemas. The Lusaka International … Continue reading

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Miners Shot Down on TV

The AfriDocs Film Week allowed Miners Shot Down to be screened to an audience that would otherwise not have access to this important film. The response was phenomenal, with people commending the film for raising awareness about this tragedy and asking how they could further get … Continue reading

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16 August – Day of Action

Many people who have watched Miners Shot Down have asked us “what can we do to help the justice campaign?” One of the most important things we can do is to make the 16th August a ‘special’ day, similar to … Continue reading

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Marikana Film Resonates Beyond Our Borders

“Rehad Desai’s beautifully filmed and uncompromising documentary, ‘Miners Shot Down’, is about so much more than the massacre by police of 34 striking workers at the Lonmin platinum mine at Marikana in August 2012. The film offers a unique prism … 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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Marikana:A View from the Mountain and a Case to Answer

Marikana: A View from the Mountain and a Case to Answer is a book by Peter Alexander, Thapelo Lekgowa, Botsang Mmope, Luke Sinwell and Bongani Xezwi. According to the Socialist Review it “was written to tell the story of the strike and … Continue reading

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Day of Action

We encourage you to take part in the Day of Action, which will take place on 16 June, 16 July and 16 August 2014.  All you have to do is post a picture on Facebook or Twitter showing your support for The Justice … Continue reading

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