Harris, Kevin 1950-
Most widely held works about Kevin Harris
Most widely held works by Kevin Harris
Namibia, no easy road to freedom ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
This documentary explores the struggles of the Namibian people to win their independence from South Africa, which illegally occupied their country since the 1971 revocation of the UN mandate, and documents the human rights violations committed by the South African armed forces.
Namibia, rebirth of a nation ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
After 23 years of armed struggle against S. African forces of occupation in Nov. 1989, a democratic election, under United Nations supervision, was held in Mamibia. The liberation movement, SWAPO achieved a majority vote and under their first elected president, Mr. Sam Mujoma, the people of Namibia attained their independence on 21st March, 1990.
Judgement day ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Focusing on South Africa and the Middle East, the film conveys a statement about war and the consequences of protracted violence on society and the generation of youth caught up on both sides of a conflict.
Education a basic human right ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Examines the educational crisis in South Africa where the apartheid regime has for decades maintained two separate and unequal educational systems, one white and one black, with the consequent miseducation of successive generations of black youth and the destruction of untold human potential.
Witness to apartheid ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Documents terrorism practiced against black children and students by the South African police and army.
Delmas the passion -- the pain ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
This documentary looks at the co-called 'Delmas Treason Trial' - the longest running political trial in South African history, running from 1985 to 1990. This film looks at the people involved in the political events leading up to the trial and the effects of the trial on the families of the accused.
SABC TV-- 20 years the untold story ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
History of the South African Broadcasting Corp. as told by those who produced news and documentaries for the station. The South African government was wary at first of bringing this new media into a country experiencing many political problems in 1976, but the SABC has since evolved into a more independent role to serve the diverse audiences found in that country.
Of courage & consequence ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Features interviews with young people in South Africa, both white and black, who fought on opposing sides during the country's era of apartheid rule, from youthful cadres engaged in the liberation struggle and members of black township self-defense units engaged in guerrilla war, to the white conscripts in the South African Army's border war and young Afrikaners fearful of social change. In addition to conveying the stories of these young people, brutalized by the circumstances of a nation at war, the video also discusses the need for the reconstruction of young people's lives through education and life-skills training as well as healing through psychological counseling.
No middle road to freedom ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
In December, 1982 South African commandos attacked the capitol of neighboring Lesotho, killing 42 civilians and ANC exiles. This film is set against the commemoration service the black community held to recognize all those who have fallen in the struggle against apartheid.
The cry of reason Beyers Naude, an Afrikaner speaks out ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Afrikaner, churchman, and long-time antiapartheid activist Dr. Beyers Naudé talks about the human issues confronting the people of South Africa.
Somebody's children ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Through interviews with social workers and the children themselves, the plight of homeless youth living on the streets of Johannesburg, South Africa, is examined.
Robert Sobukwe a tribute to integrity ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Robert Sobukwe ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
If God be for us ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1983 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
This documentary "looks at the operation of the SACC [South African Council of Churches] with regard to home & family life, the plight of 'relocated' families, political prisoners, detainees and those banned and banished to the desolate Bantustans"--www.kevinharris.co.za
Till death do us part Desmond & Leah Tutu : a love divine ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
In 2006, Desmond and Leah Tutu celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary and this is a tribute to the couple and their relationship over the years. In interviews they talk about their early years together, including their meeting and struggle to make ends meet. Throughout, they acknowledge their dependency on each other and provide an insight into what makes their marriage a success.
Lakutshon 'ilanga music is a healer ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Beyers" en afrikaaner taler ud ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in Danish and held by 1 library worldwide
Unbanned 10 years on ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Film offers a retrospective of series of films that were banned during apartheid's era, but were unbanned during the last ten years.
Critical mass ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A documentary looking at the strategies of the Film Resource Unit in South Africa to introduce the medium of film, particularly South African and African films, to a wider South African audience.
Mayibuye iAfrika ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The history of the ANC.
Africa, Southern African National Congress Afrikaners Anti-apartheid movements Apartheid Arab-Israeli conflict Autonomy and independence movements Biographical films Biography Blacks--Education Blacks--Social conditions Children and war Democracy Documentary films Documentary films Documentary television programs Economic history Education Education--Economic aspects Education--Social aspects Government, Resistance to History Human rights International relations Israel Lesotho Namibia Naudé, Beyers Nujoma, Sam Pan Africanist Congress Police--Complaints against Political activists Political and social views Political atrocities Political science Political violence Race relations Race relations--Religious aspects--Christianity Relations (Canon law) SABC-TV (Television station : Johannesburg, South Africa) Sobukwe, Robert Mangaliso Social history South Africa South African Broadcasting Corporation SWAPO Television Trials (Political crimes and offenses) Trials (Treason) Tutu, Desmond Violence