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Videovision Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 66 works in 143 publications in 2 languages and 5,281 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Legal films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Producer, isb
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Videovision Entertainment (Firm)
Mandela : long walk to freedom by Idris Elba( Visual )

19 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 1,867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on South African President Nelson Mandela's autobiography of the same name, it chronicles his early life, coming of age, education and 27 years in prison before becoming President and working to rebuild the country's once segregated society
Yesterday( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in Zulu and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After falling ill, Yesterday learns that she is HIV positive. With her husband in denial and a young daughter to tend to, Yesterday's one goal is to live long enough to see her child go to school. Set against the awesome, harsh landscapes of South Africa
The First Grader( Visual )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Kenya in 1953 there was a violent uprising against British colonial rule led by the Mau Mau, who were mainly from the Kikuyu tribe. Thousands were killed, and thousands imprisoned, although the conflict did eventually lead to independence for Kenya. Based on a true story, this tells the tale of how 84-year-old Kenyan villager and ex-Mau Mau freedom fighter Kimani N'gan'ga Maruge fights for his right to go to school for the first time to get the education he could never afford. It is a triumphant testimony to the transforming force of education
Kite by Ralph Ziman( Visual )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the groundbreaking, cult classic anime, tells the story of Sawa , a young woman living in a corrupt society where crime and gangs terrorize the streets. When Sawa's mother and policeman father are found victims of a grisly double homicide, she begins a ruthless pursuit for the man who murdered them. With the help of her father's ex-partner, Karl Aker, and a mysterious friend from her past, she becomes a merciless assassin, blasting her way through the dark world of human trafficking
Red dust by Tom Hooper( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A political thriller set in a small South African town during the Truth and Reconciliation Commission hearings. Human rights lawyer Sarah Barcant must represent Alex Mpondo, a former political activist, who was held captive and sadistically tortured by a police officer under the apartheid regime in South Africa
Barack Obama, people's president : the campaign that changed history( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals the untold story behind the unprecedented grassroots effort that elected an unknown candidate President of the United States. Features interviews with media analysts, activists, journalists, grassroots organizers, producers, campaign workers, and thoughtful experts
Prey( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family on an African adventure becomes lost in the jungle and are stalked by savage lions who will not quit until they have dinner
Viva Nelson Mandela : a hero for all seasons( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Go behind the headlines and away from the public eye for a look at the man himself as a loyal friend, a dependable comrade, a trusted confidant, a respected mentor, and a man who has touched and transformed countless lives. A life of struggle, humanity, destiny and greatness is recalled and celebrated by those who knew him best and who worked with him in the quest to break the chains of oppression
Bravo two zero by Tom Clegg( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is based on the true story of an SAS patrol behind enemy lines in Iraq during the Gulf War. An eight-man British SAS team is dropped behind enemy lines with the mission to take out scud missile sight systems. Finding themselves surrounded and their communications cut off, the team heads toward the Syrian border. Four of the eight soldiers are captured and tortured. Out of an eight-man crew, only five returned alive
The long run by Eagles (Musical group)( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A demanding coach trains a fiercely independent young woman to conquer the world's toughest marathon. An uplifting story about desire and going the distance
The hangman : shepherds and butchers( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jaded South African lawyer takes on a prison guard's murder case
Don't look up( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marcus Reed sets out to remake a cursed horror film in Transylvania, but while on set, a fierce supernatural force rips open a window of terror, summoning the wrath of evil spirits
Down in the Delta ; Serafina!( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Down in the Delta: A troubled single mother from a tough Chicago neighborhood is sent to spend a summer at her family's home in rural Mississippi. Sarafina!: 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
Serpent( Visual )

2 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unfaithful businessperson Gwynneth Kealey thought it would help her fraying marriage to unsuspecting entomologist Adam if she joined him on his expedition to the South African wilds. One evening, however, the couple awoke to find they were sharing their tent with a venomous black mamba, and it might not just be their union that will not survive the tension-filled night to follow
6 movies with soul( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerusalema( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by true events, Jerusalema takes a realistic and unwavering look into the gritty underbelly of crime, corruption and transgression in the new South Africa
Countdown to freedom : 10 days that changed South Africa by Rory O'Connor( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Countdown to Freedom chronicles the ten days leading up to and following South Africa's first free and fair multi-racial elections, an event of world historical importance marking the end of hundreds of years of white rule in (South) Africa. It was produced at Nelson Mandela's personal invitation, who promised unique access and editorial autonomy, because of his expectation that the news coverage would be superficial."--Conatiner
More than just a game by Junaid Ahmed( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Told through the stories of five former prisoners, this is the story of political activists sent to Robben Island prison in the 1960s who rise above their incarceration by creating a football league and finding an outlet for their passion and commitment to discipline through the Beautiful Game. In the energetic, dangerous urban landscape of the late 1950s, five youngsters are weeks or even days away from being arrested. Their backgrounds are as diverse as their personalities, but all share an activist\2019s zeal and a desire to change the racist status quo. ANTHONY SUZE is a hothead and athlete, a world away from the cool, introspective activism of MARK SHINNERS or the steady, stocky rugby-playing LIZO SITOTO. Others have come to the struggle in their own way: SEDICK ISAACS, the impassive bomb-making schoolteacher; MARCUS SOLOMONS the non-aligned guerrilla. But all are targets of the state, and all are destined to spend their youth on Robben Island
Material( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cassim Kaif (Riaad Moosa) is a young man who works in his father Ebrahim's (Vincent Ebrahim) fabric shop. In keeping with tradition it is Ebrahim's dream that one day Cassim will take over the family business. Cassim however has discovered a passion and talent for stand-up comedy and is determined to follow his dream to become a comedian. Through the adventure of pursuing his new passion, he finds that it is a path that brings him into conflict with his father, who believes everything about stand-up comedy goes against age-old traditions
Dollar$ + white pipes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true life story of Bernie Baatjies. An ambitious nightclub manager finds himself thrown into, and up against, the netherworld of South African organized crime-- a far cry from the petty, if viciously dangerous, gangsters of his hardscrabble Cape Flats beginnings
 
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Alternative Names
Videovision

Videovision Entertainment

Languages
English (80)

Zulu (3)