WorldCat Identities

Harris, Kevin 1950-

Overview
Works: 34 works in 61 publications in 2 languages and 198 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Interviews  Drama 
Classifications: DT763, 968
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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 31 WorldCat member 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 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After 23 years of armed struggle against the South African forces of occupation, a democratic election, under United Nations supervision, was held in Namibia. The liberation movement, SWAPO achieved a majority vote and under their first elected president, Mr. Sam Nujoma, the people of Namibia in attained their independence on 21st March, 1990. This film documents the challenges facing Namibians in rebuilding a nation dispossessed by a lifetime of colonial domination and devastated by decades of occupation
Judgement day ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A universal statement about war and the consequences of protracted violent conflict on society and the generation of youth caught up on both sides of that conflict. Contextualized in the history of the violent struggle against 'apartheid' in South Africa - past and the current cycle of bloodshed taking place in Israel/Palestine daily."--Container
Education a basic human right ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member 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
Delmas the passion -- the pain ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member 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
Of courage & consequence ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member 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
Witness to apartheid by Sharon Sopher ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documentary about the victims, both black and white, of police and army terrorism in South Africa. Testimonies from subjects as diverse as Bishop Desmond Tutu, black and white doctors and businessmen, and a young Black social worker are among the voices of anguish heard protesting the brutal barbaric injustice of apartheid in South Africa
Robert Sobukwe a tribute to integrity ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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SABC TV-- 20 years the untold story ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member 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
The cry of reason Beyers Naudé : an Afrikaner speaks out ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member 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 WorldCat member 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
No middle road to freedom ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member 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
Till death do us part Desmond & Leah Tutu : a love divine ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member 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
Judgement day ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member 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
If God be for us -- ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1983 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 2 WorldCat member 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
Lakutshon 'ilanga ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Summary: "Lakutshon 'ilanga" ("Setting sun") by Mothobi Mutloatse is a popular protest play which, amongst other things, encourages national unity, promotes cultural identity and pays tribute to all those who played pivotal roles in the liberation struggle. There appear to be two key elements: the attempt of a young warrior to get a traditional ancestral spirit, in the form of a praise poet, to provide guidance for a new generation, and the efforts of political prisoners on Robben Island to form a band. This video presents lengthy extracts from the play and includes an interview with the author, in which he enlarges upon his themes. The title comes from a black South African jazz standard, composed by the late saxophonist, McKay Davashe, and the play is loosely based on the Robben Island band formed by Shumi Mtutu, originally with the Elite Swingers
"Beyers" en afrikaaner taler ud ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in Danish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Behind bars ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
SABC TV--20 years the untold story ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A discussion of the history and accomplishments of television in South Africa, which was the last industrialized country to begin broadcasting in 1976
South African Broadcasting Corporation. the Untold Story ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Chronicles the controversial history of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), which almost from its inception was characterized by management's political censorship of the documentary department and by the television news department's complicity with the National Party and government security forces. Includes clips from SABC propaganda programs and interviews with former SABC filmmakers, executives, and broadcast journalists, and also examines changes at the SABC in contemporary times in the areas of professionalism, political control, and affirmative action
 
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Languages
English (44)
Danish (2)