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Road To Ingwavuma (ing-wah-VOOM-ah)

Inspiring hope... taking action... saving lives.

Overview

Genre
Contemporary Issues, Human Interest, Foreign Worlds, Human Rights, and Social Issues
Synopsis

ROAD TO INGWAVUMA (ing-wah-VOOM-ah) documents a unique journey to the heart of post-apartheid South Africa by some of America’s most respected activist artists and their families. Their mission is to help end extreme poverty and the HIV/AIDS pandemic. Led by Artists for a New South Africa (ANSA) in support of the country’s children, this latest documentary from Peabody and Emmy winning filmmaker Barbara Rick is an exploration of South Africa’s triumphs and struggles since the fall of apartheid through the eyes of this remarkable delegation. With Deborah Santana, Alfre Woodard, Samuel L. Jackson, Carlos Santana, CCH Pounder, Jurnee Smollett and appearances by Nelson Mandela, Desmond Tutu and others.

Treatment
Show treatment
Stage
finished
Running time
36 minutes

Credits

  • Barbara Rick ... Director/Producer
  • Deborah Santana ... Executive Producer
  • Duncan Cameron ... Editor
  • Jim Anderson ... Cinematographer
  • Julia Wrona ... Associate Producer/Assistant Editor

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Out of The Blue Films, Inc.
Country
United States
Years of Production
2007
Locations
South Africa
Prod. Partners
Executive Producer Deborah Santana

Distribution Details

Release year
2008
Festivals
2008 Boston International Film Festival; 2008 Creatively Speaking, BAM Rose Cinemas, NYC; 2008 Mill Valley Film Festival, CA
Awards
Opening Night Film, 2008 Boston International Film Festival; Closing Night Film, 2008 Creatively Speaking, BAM Rose Cinemas, NYC; Official Selection, 2008 Mill Valley Film Festival, CA
Language
English

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