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Rehad Desai on Durban International Film Festival 2014 awards

  “The prize for best South African documentary went to Rehad Desai’s Miners Shot Down, which also won the Amnesty Intl. (Durban) Human Rights Award, accompanied by a prize of R10,000 ($951) sponsored by the Artists for Human Rights Trust. … 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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Special Choice Award

Miners Shot Down is acknowledged for a Special Choice Award, as decided by the Encounters South African International Documentary Festival team. Encounters ran from the 5th to the 15th of June 2014 in Cape Town and Johannesburg. Over 400 documentaries from across the … Continue reading

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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 Wins International Award

After its world premiere at the One World International Human Rights Documentary Festival in Prague, Miners Shot Down has been announced as the winner of the Right To Know award, which is presented to a film that makes an exceptional … Continue reading

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