Director: Petter Ringbom
Writer(s): Petter Ringbom
Cast: Francois van Coke, Charl Blignaut, and Zanele Muholi
An artist paints a caricature of South African president Jacob Zuma that provokes a lawsuit, death threats and a massive street protest. Around this incident, “Shield and Spear” explores a constellation of stories about identity, art, race, and freedom of expression in South Africa, twenty years into democracy.