Item 037 - Inside The Struggle: The Amy Biehl Story : [Filmography]

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ZA COM MR-F-037

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Inside The Struggle: The Amy Biehl Story : [Filmography]

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  • 1994 (Creation)

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Synopses: According to Keyan Tomaselli, The Amy Biehl story is an excellently made production which appeals emotionally to viewers in its quest to understand the nature of conflict in South Africa, and why Biehl became a victim. The film becomes the Biehl’s quest for self-discovery through meeting people with whom their daughter worked. There is a brief biographical profile of Amy Biehl. She was stunned by township poverty and greatly admired the liberation struggle leaders. On 25th August 1993 while taking a colleague home to Guguletu she was killed by PAC activists. News footage of her funeral and counter protests in support of my are shown. We meet her UWC colleagues; Allister Sparks; Robert Schrire; Chris Hani’s widow; the prosecutor and Nelson Mandela.

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Diane Sawyer / Turning Point - Production - Hosted by

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Category: Documentary
Type: Film
Date: Released 1994
Duration: 60 minutes
Colour or B/W: Colour
Sound: Yes
Language: English

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