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ScreenPlay: Asinamall

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Nothing to Lose by MBONGENI NGEMA (co-author of the award-winning Woza Albert ) starring Solomzi Bisholo
Thami Cele , Bongani Hlophe Bheki Mgadi , Boy Ngema with a guest appearance by Mbongeni Ngema
Five blacks in South Africa end up in jail - for crimes which range from shooting a security policeman to sleeping with a white boss's wife. What they all share is the conviction that the 'Day of Reckoning' is at hand. Asinamali was filmed in Johannesburg during the State of Emergency - before an audience which included Winnie Mandela. The play proved highly controversial. One performance was interrupted by an armed mob, who were out to kill the author: but failing to find him, they killed the play's promoter instead.
Written, directed and acted by blacks from the townships, the play offers a rare insight into the causes of violence in South Africa today. Production manager ROZELLE VOGELMAN
Photography VINCENT G. COX Film editor CLARE DOUGLAS
Producer (BBC) DAVID M. THOMPSON Directed by Ross DEVENISH
A CAMERALINK production in association with BBCtv
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Contributors

Unknown: Mbongeni Ngema
Unknown: Woza Albert
Unknown: Solomzi Bisholo
Unknown: Thami Cele
Unknown: Bongani Hlophe
Unknown: Bheki Mgadi
Unknown: Boy Ngema
Unknown: Mbongeni Ngema
Unknown: Winnie Mandela.
Unknown: Vincent G. Cox
Editor: Clare Douglas
Unknown: David M. Thompson
Directed By: Ross Devenish

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