WorldCat Identities

Maseko, Zola 1967-

Works: 19 works in 84 publications in 5 languages and 1,168 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary films  Biography  Nonfiction films  Internet videos  Educational films  Exhibition catalogs  Drama  Biographical films  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Director, Author, Film editor, Performer, fmd, Restager
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Zola Maseko
The life and times of Sara Baartman : "The Hottentot Venus" by Zola Maseko( Visual )

18 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and Creoles and Pidgins, French-based and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary film of the life a Khoikhoi woman who was taken from South Africa in 1810 and exhibited as a freak across Britain. The image and ideas for "The Hottentot Venus" (particularly the interest in her sexual anatomy) swept through British popular culture. A court battle waged by abolitionists to free her from her exhibitors failed. In 1814, a year before her death, she was taken to France and became the object of scientific research that formed the bedrock of European ideas about black female sexuality
The Manuscripts of Timbuktu( Visual )

5 editions published in 2009 in French and Undetermined and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary demonstrates that Timbuktu was a leading cultural, economic, scientific and religious center that made a significant and lasting impact on Africa and the entire world. Featuring commentary by African sholars, and rich reenactments, the film documents that Africa had vibrant scholarly institutions and written cultures long before European intervention. It establishes the importance of preserving ancient manuscripts as an exciting and empowering legacy for Africana scholarship today
The return of Sarah Bartman( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the return of the remains of Sara Baartman, a Black woman who had been exhibited as a freak in early nineteenth-century Europe. Her remains were returned to South Africa from France, where they had been kept at the Museum of Man (Musée L'Homme). On April 29, 2002, Sara's remains were officially handed back to the South African people at an emotionally charged ceremony at the country's Embassy in Paris and, on August 9 (National Women's Day), she was ceremonially buried on the banks of the Gamtoos River. Sara's repatriation involved years of lobbying by people in South Africa, including Professor Phillip Tobias, South African poet Diana Ferrus, and French senator Nicolas About who, when told that only a law could force the country to give up Baartman, introduced one
The Homecoming / [eVideo - Films on Demand]( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Charlie, Thabo and Peter, three "MK" veterans from the armed branch of the African National Congress, return to post-apartheid South Africa in 1996 after years of exile. It will not be easy for them to find their place in society again. Charlie dreams of opening a club, Thabo has to patch up his relationship with his wife and son and Peter continues to work in the Party and investigate the traitors of the ANC. Continuously hampered as he delves into the Government's files, his ensuing investigations provide shocking revelations of the identities of the traitors. Pared down from a successful mini series for the South African Broadcasting Corporation, Homecoming draws its plot from the real life experiences of acclaimed filmmaker and writer, Zola Maseko, a former "MK" soldier of the ANC."--Container
Drum( Visual )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Drum tells the story of Henry Nxumalo, South Africa's leading investigative reporter [in the 1950's], exposing the apartheid regime's darkest secrets in the pages of the first magazine aimed at a black readership - DRUM"--Container
On l'appelait la "Vénus hottentote" by Zola Mazeko( Visual )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1810, Afrique du Sud. Une adolescente du peuple khoi khoi (ou hottentot) est enlevée par un Afrikaner et emmenée à Londres, où elle est exhibée comme une "bête de foire" dans les cirques, les musées. Des historiens, des anthropologues français et britanniques retracent l'histoire de Saartjie Baartman, surnommée ironiquement au dix-neuvième siècle la "Vénus hottentote."
Children of the revolution by Prod Co: British Broadcasting Corporation( Visual )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1990, while in exile in Tanzania, Zola Maseko, interviewed a number of fellow South African exiles. Twelve years after his return to South Africa, Maseko tracks down the exiles. This documentary tells of their lives in a democratic South Africa
Voices of the new South Africa : Nothing but the truth and Homecoming( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nothing but the truth: Based on the award-winning, long-running play by director and actor John Kani, it explores the complex dynamic between those who risked their lives to remain in South Africa to end apartheid. In New Brighton, librarian Sipho Makhaya prepares for the return of his brother's ashes. His brother had gained a reputation as a hero of the anti-apartheid movement while Sipho spent most of his life on the front lines
Drum : Wahrheit. Um jeden Preis( )

1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The foreigner by Panola College( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Foreigner follows the relationship between a young homeless boy and an immigrant street vendor. It is a chilling indictment of xenophobia. The film is shot entirely on location in Hilbrow, Johannesburg, a suburb cynically referred to by many as Sodom and Gomorrah
Department 36 by Olivier Marchal( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De politie van Parijs heeft af te rekenen met een bende zwaargewapende en gewelddadige overvallers
Alan Paton's A Drink in the passage( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During an exhibition of his sculpture and a subsequent interview the artist Edward Simelane talks about his life under apartheid and the events that inspired his art
A drink in the passage by Alan Paton( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drum - Wahrheit um jeden Preis( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Hottentotten-Venus : das Leben der Sara Baartman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Mapantsula( )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The whale caller( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"When the tourists at the seaside village of Hermanus have gone home the Whale Caller lingers to woo a whale he has named Sharisha with cries from a kelp horn. When Sharisha fails to appear for weeks, the whale caller frets like a jealous lover, oblivious to the fact that the town drunk, Saluni, an attractive woman wearing a silk dress, is infatuated with him. The two misfits eventually fall in love."--Container
Oupa, Pitso, Lenny & me( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Audience level: 0.42 (from 0.25 for The Homeco ... to 0.94 for Drum - Wah ...)

Alternative Names
Zola Maseko filmregisseur uit Zuid-Afrika

Zola Maseko südafrikanischer Filmemacher

Zola Maseko Swasimaassa syntynyt eteläafrikkalainen elokuvaohjaaja, käsikirjoittaja ja tuottaja

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