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The Soweto Uprising

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Thirty years after the dramatic events of 16 June 1976, this uncompromising film delivers an hour-by-hour account of the revolution that ignited the anti-apartheid struggle around the world, as a student demonstration by blacks ended in bloodshed. For the first time, white policemen reveal why they turned their guns on children whose courage paved the way to the eventual demise of South Africa's racialist regime.

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Producer: Kate Townsend
Executive Producer: Farah Durrani

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