WorldCat Identities

Harris, Kevin 1950-

Overview
Works: 45 works in 71 publications in 2 languages and 215 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Interviews 
Roles: Director
Classifications: DT763, 968
Publication Timeline
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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 33 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 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 13 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
Documents terrorism practiced against black children and students by the South African police and army
SABC TV-- 20 years the untold story ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 11 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
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
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
A chronicle of the singular spiritual and political journey of the Rev. C.F. Beyers Naudé, from trusted pastor to the Afrikaner élite, to staunch supporter of the freedom movement. An eloquent and impassioned reflection upon the agony of South Africa
Robert Sobukwe a tribute to integrity ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of the life and legacy of this South African anti-apartheid activist, who, as president of the Pan Africanist Congress in 1960, called for a decisive, non-violent campaign against the "pass law". His actions resulted in a long Robben Island prison term and banishment for himself, but his cause and his influence grew and is described here by many of his contemporaries
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
Robert Sobukwe ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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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
Behind bars ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Across South Africa today--in 229 prisons--there are currently some 126,000 prisoners. Of these, some 10,500 are juveniles and 2,900 women. 'Behind Bars' speaks to a variety of prisoners & prisons personnel to get behind the scenes of prison conditions in South Africa today--covering the spectrum of awaiting-trial, sentenced, female & juvenile prisoners. The documentary looks at transformation in the Dept of Correctional Services & gets comment from Correctional Services Commissioner Khulekani Sitole examining issues of corruption, overcrowding, incarceration of hardened offenders, rehabilitations prisons management. Prisons covered include Johannesburg Prison ['Sun City'], Pollsmoor, Krugersdorp, Brandviei Youth Correctional Centre & the Ekuseni Youth Development Centre."--Kevin Harris Productions
If God be for us -- ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1983 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 3 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
"Beyers" : en afrikaaner taler ud ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in Danish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Education in South Africa ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A four-part series on issues relevant to the transformation of education in South Africa
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
 
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Languages
English (43)
Danish (2)