Most widely held works about John Kani
Most widely held works by John Kani
Sarafina ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and French and held by 749 libraries worldwide
In a world where truth is forbidden, an inspiring teacher dares to instill in her students lessons not found in schoolbooks. In doing so, she challenges their freedom and hers.
Master Harold ... and the boys ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 643 libraries worldwide
A young white man's frustration with the return home of his alcoholic, handicapped father turns into racist viciousness against the two black men who work for the family.
Sizwe Bansi is dead ; and, the island by Athol Fugard ( Book )
3 editions published between 1974 and 1976 in English and held by 552 libraries worldwide
Othello ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 457 libraries worldwide
"This Othello is a controversial and powerful interpretation of William Shakespeare's tragedy ... ".
Statements : [three plays ( Book )
4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 435 libraries worldwide
"Sizwe Bansi Is Dead reveals the perversities of human identity in a country where a man is equal to his passbook. The Island celebrates the strength of man's connection to man, even within the dehumanizing confines of a prison cell on Robben Island. Statements After an Arrest Under the Immorality Act depicts the shattering of two lives under the harsh glare of South Africa's miscegenation laws."--Publisher description.
White lion ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 386 libraries worldwide
A young African boy named Gisani finds himself destined to protect a rare and magnificent white lion cub named Letsatsi who is cast from his pride and is forced to survive on his own. After many perilous adventures young Letsatsi befriends Nkulu, an older lion who teaches him how to survive in the harsh African wilderness. With Nkulu's help, Letsatsi grows from a young and naive lion cub into a magnificent adult. But before he can take his rightful place as the real lion king, Letsatsi must then face his greatest challenge, a trophy hunter, for whom legends are worthless and rare skins priceless.
Statements : [three plays by Athol Fugard ( Book )
9 editions published between 1974 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 379 libraries worldwide
A dry white season ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 333 libraries worldwide
Teacher Ben du Toit sees himself as a caring and just person. When his gardener's son is beaten up by police at a demonstration by black children, he sees that society is built on a foundation of prejudice.
Conversations with myself by Nelson Mandela ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 330 libraries worldwide
Rising from political prisoner to the presidency of post-apartheid South Africa, Nelson Mandela is often a subject of inspiration. Here, with decades of preparation, Mandela offers insight on his long imprisonment, his years as president, and beyond. Part biography, part philosophy, Conversations with myself gives listeners an opportunity to delve into the mind and soul of one of history's most endearing leaders.
Wild ocean an epic underwater struggle for survival ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 246 libraries worldwide
Captures one of nature's greatest migration spectacles. Plunge into an underwater feeding frenzy amidst the dolphins, sharks, whales, gannerts, seals and billions of fish. Celebrates the animals that now depend on us to survive and the efforts by local people to protect our invaluable ecological resources. Hope is alive on the Wild Coast where Africa meets the sea.
Final solution ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
The indoctrination of Garrit is complete. Under the eye of prominent members of the government and military, he develops a diabolical plan to rid South Africa of its "black danger". Then he meets two people who change his life: Celeste, an open-minded college student and Peter, a pastor who challengs Gerritt's prejudice. When he realizes that he is wrong, he seeks reconciliation between whites and blacks.
Nothing but the truth by John Kani ( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
Statements : two workshop productions by Athol Fugard ( Book )
10 editions published between 1974 and 1986 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
The bird can't fly ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Melody returns home to Fairlands for the funeral of her estranged daughter June. But the town has almost disappeared under the encroaching desert. She also has to confront the fact she has a 10-year-old grandson, River, whose existence she knew nothing about. Melody decides to take River away with her but he is resistant. He has worked out an ambitious plan to survive by breeding the ostriches he and his mother used to feed.
Statements : Sizwe Bansi is dead and The island : two workshop productions by Athol Fugard ( Book )
1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
Sizwe Bansi is dead ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1978 and 1992 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Presents a dramatization of the play by Athol Fugard, John Kani and Winston Ntshona entitled Sizwe Bansi is dead. Preceding and following the play Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee express views on the play's theme, the struggle for human dignity in apartheid-ruled South Africa.
Sizwe Bansi is dead by Athol Fugard ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1973 and 1993 in English and German and held by 59 libraries worldwide
A humorous, ironic and angry struggle against the repressive laws in South Africa.
Othello by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Dramatization of Shakespeare's tragedy in which Iago plots to ruin Othello by planting the seeds of jealousy in his mind.
More market plays ( Book )
5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
The ghost and the darkness ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Two lions on a man-eating rampage have shut down the construction of a railway in 1896 East Africa. The beasts hunt together, showing no fear of man or fire. What's more, they're killing for sport rather than for food--and they have an almost supernatural knack for knowing what traps await them. Big-game hunter Remington and construction engineer Patterson set out to stop these unstoppable monsters. But, in this astonishing tale of man against beast, the hunters become the hunted.
Action and adventure films Africa Africa, East African drama (English) Animal films Animal migration Animals--Food Apartheid Apartheid--Study and teaching Biography Blacks Brothers Deception Documentary films Drama Environmental responsibility Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Grandparent and child Jealousy Lion Lion hunting Mandela, Nelson,--1918- Manners and customs Marine animals Mothers and daughters Motion pictures Musical films Musical films Nonfiction films Othello (Fictitious character) Political science Post-apartheid era Presidents Race relations Racism Railroad bridges Shakespeare, William,--1564-1616 Sibling rivalry Social history South Africa South African drama (English) South Africa--Soweto Teenagers Television adaptations Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Wildlife films