Sophiatown


A documentary using archival footage that takes a look at the black township of Sophiatown in Johannesburg, before its destruction by the previous government. Sophiatown in the 1950s was a hotbed of jazz and gangsterism. The film showcases numerous famous jazz artists who performed there, giving modern audiences a taste of what life was like back then.


82 minutes.
Parental Guidance .
Documentary, Musical

Showtimes

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Credits

Cast
Dorothy Masuka, Abdullah Ibrahim, Hugh Masekela, Dolly Rathebe
Director
Pascale Lamche
ScreenplayPascale Lamche
MusicAndrew Lloyd Webber
CinematographyDominic Black
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS
Made in2003
Produced byLittle Bird Productions





Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus
Anél Powell
10
The Star
Tanya Farber
15
Die Burger
Jeanne Hugo
15
Sunday Times
Barry Ronge
10

What the People say

Internet
21 Netizens
17

Average .. 67%

13




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