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AN ACT OF DEFIANCE (South Africa)

March 10 @ 10:00 am to approx. 12:30 pm

COACHELLA VALLEY PREMIERE

Dutch filmmaker Jean van de Velde captures a dark period in South Africa’s recent history, skillfully balancing a nail-biting political thriller with spectacular courtroom intrigue, while paying tribute to the legendary figures who fought to end segregation and corruption in their country.

In apartheid-ruled South Africa, a renowned lawyer, Bram Fischer, struggles to hide his secret affiliation to the nation’s chief resistance movement as he takes on defending a group of its arrested members, including its leader, Nelson Mandela.

Starring: Peter Paul Muller, Antoinette Louw, Sello Motloung
Director: Jean Van de Velde
Country: Netherlands /So Africa
Language: Afrikaans and English with English subtitles
Genre:  Drama|Biography
Running Time:  123 min

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Date:
March 10
Time:
10:00 am to approx. 12:30 pm
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Organizer

Desert Film Society
Email:
info@desertfilmsociety.com
Website:
www.desertfilmsociety.org

Venue

Camelot Theatres
2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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Phone:
760-325-6565
Website:
http://psculturalcenter.org
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