Saturday, January 16, 2010

The leader, his driver, and the driver's wife

Nick Broomfield gets up close and personal with the AWB. Filmed in 1991, at the end of apartheid, he shows how the AWB start to crumble from disillusionment. His style is intrusive and comical that makes for heart warming moments in a very sad story. These 'are' good people whose hearts and minds have been turned by a history of struggle and defeat. If only they could show everyone the humanitarian spirit they show toward each other.

You can watch the whole thing online at:
It has a pretty good soundtrack too, featuring plenty of songs by 80s/90s SA artist, Splash aka Dan Tshanda:

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