Todays Show Times: 4:30
Director: Pascale Lamche
Behind every powerful civil uprising there lies an undercover hero. Winnie Mandela is South Africa’s. While her husband of 38 years, the departed Nelson Mandela, was behind bars Winnie lead an anti-apartheid uprising. What followed was was a demonization of the woman beside the public’s hero. In this film, Pascale Lamche, uses unseen archival footage to paint the picture of the remarkable and complex civil rights icon.
This series is an initiative of the African Educational Research Network (AERN), as part of an effort to fulfill its mission, which is, “to broaden the scope of sociopolitical, educational and economic understanding about the continent of Africa and to support through research conducted on, in and about the African continent the dissemination of information associated with education and human development pertaining to people, products and systems on the continent of Africa”. The movie series is organized in joint-partnership with The African Studies Center, Center for International Education, Ohio University, The Patton College of Education, The African Studies Center, The African Symposium (TAS) journal, and Doctoral Specialization Program in Comparative and International Educational Leadership.
The purpose of the series is to engage, inspire and educate students, faculty, staff, and the Athens community at-large about issues of Africa and the celebrate the diversity of the African continent, its peoples, cultures, and richness.