The Hyderabad Film Club, in collaboration with the Federation Of Film Societies Of India, is presenting a South African Film Festival from 21st to 23rd February, at the Sarathi Studios in Ameerpet. A total of 6 films will be screened during the 3-day festival.
On the inaugural day, Red Dust is the 2nd film to be screened, at 7pm. The film is directed by Tom Hooper, and has Jamie Bartlett, Ian Roberts, Marius Weyers, Greg Latter and Hilary Swank, among others, playing the central characters.
Red Dust is an intense suspense drama set during South Africa's Truth And Reconciliation Commission hearings, and explores its decisive struggle to heal the wounds of apartheid atrocities. The film blends characters with serious political and ethical questions about oppression and healing.
In the film, African National Congress Member of Parliament Alex Mpondo, and human rights lawyer Sarah Barcant, find that their lives change forever, by a hearing in the small town of Smitsriver.
Entry to the film festival is free. Please contact Bh S S Prakash Reddy of the Hyderabad Film Club at 2373-0841/93910-20243 for further details.