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Mugabe and the White African

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Robin Hammond

Synopsis

An intimate and moving account of one family’s extraordinary courage in the face of overwhelming injustice and brutality

In 2008 Mike Campbell – one of the few remaining white farmers in Zimbabwe to have held fast in the face of the violent ‘Land Reform’ programme – took the unprecedented step of challenging President Robert Mugabe before the SADC International Court (SADC - South African Development Community) to defend his farm, which is also home to 500 black workers and their families, and to charge Mugabe and his government with racial discrimination and with violations of Human Rights.

This film, much of it shot covertly, follows the traumatic ordeal of Mike, his son in law Ben and their family as they take on a man who has brought death to thousands.
 

Details

Year
2010
Type of film
Features
Running Time
78 mins
Format
HD
Director
Lucy Bailey, Andrew Thompson 1st Feature
Producer
Pauline Burt, Steve Milne
Co-Producer
Pauline Burt, Steve Milne
Editor
Tim Lovell
Director of Photography
Andrew Thompson
Sound
Sebastian Dunn, James Snowden
Music
Jonny Pilcher
Principal Cast
Mike Campbell, Ben Freeth and family as themselves

Production Company

Arturi Films Limited in Assoc. with Explore Films/Molinare Productions/the Film Agency for Wales

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info@arturifilms.com
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http://www.mugabeandthewhiteafrican.com

Sales
Company

Hanway Films Limited
24 Hanway Street
London W1T 1UH
UK

T +44 (0)20 7290 0750
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