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Festival Season:

April 2024





Craig Jocelyn Tanner
Craig Jocelyn Tanner


Anant Singh

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South Africa’s most prolific satirical, Zapiro, embarks on a compelling journey from his roots as a liberation artist and political detainee during Apartheid to emerge as a steadfast defender of freedom of expression in democratic South Africa. His impactful cartoons, exhibited globally, reflect an unwavering commitment to challenging societal norms and advocating for democratic ideals. Zapiro's cartoons draws poignant parallels to Charlie Hebdo. His stance aligns with the broader theme of defending freedom of expression, emphasizing the shared responsibility of individuals, governments, and corporations in preserving this fundamental right. He has endured death threats, massive law suits and insults.

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Key Cast

Jonathan Shapiro, Mondli Makhanya, Professor Ashwin Desai, Ferial Haffejee, Dario Milo, Professor Glenda Daniels, Ronnie Kasrils, Zwelinzima Vavi, Andy Mason, Brett Murray

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